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Jackson Lewis Corporate Counsel Conference 2019

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As claims continue to grab headlines, preventive measures are essential.

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2019: The Year Ahead for Employers

Jackson Lewis' annual report outlines upcoming issues, trends, legislation and regulations employers should be aware of in 2019.

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As a founding member of L&E Global, we are aligned with an international network of counsel for cross-border employment law issues.

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Top Five Labor Law Developments for January 2019

February 14, 2019 | Legal Update Article

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) reinstated its pre-2014 standard for determining whether an individual is an independent contractor or an employee. SuperShuttle DFW, Inc., 367 NLRB No. 75 (Jan. 25, 2019). The NLRB determined that the employer’s shuttle van drivers were not employees, but independent contractors. Thus, they... Read More

Labor Board Returns to Pre-2014 Test for Determining if Individual Is an Independent Contractor

February 15, 2019 | Legal Update Article

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has held that in deciding whether an individual is an independent contractor or an employee, it will return to focusing on the extent to which the arrangement between the ostensible employer and the alleged employee provided an “entrepreneurial opportunity” to the individual, overruling a 2014... Read More

Rumors and Gossip in Workplace Can Create Employer Liability for Harassment, Fourth Circuit Holds

February 14, 2019 | Legal Update Article

Employers may be liable under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act for failing to effectively address and stop gossip and rumors of an alleged sexual relationship between a female employee and a male supervisor, the federal appeals court in Richmond has held. Parker v. Reema Consulting Servs., No. 18-1206 (4th Cir. Feb. 8, 2019). This is... Read More

California’s Reporting Time Pay Applies to Telephone Calls to Confirm Scheduled Shifts

February 11, 2019 | Legal Update Article

For more than 75 years, California’s Wage Order No. 7 has required employers to compensate employees with reporting time pay if employees are required to report for work and in fact show up, but are then provided less than an established minimum number of hours of work or are provided with no work at all. Instead of actually requiring... Read More

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Jackson Lewis' Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Spotlighted

January 31, 2019 | Michigan Lawyers Weekly

Marlo Johnson Roebuck discusses the firm's diverse roster of partners and associates, top-down mentality and on-going initiatives to promote diversity and inclusiveness in "Detroit firm bucking diversity stats," published by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

David Mohl Authors "Using Technology to Detect, Confront, and Prevent Leave Abuse"

January 16, 2019 | @Work Magazine

David Mohl authors "Using Technology to Detect, Confront, and Prevent Leave Abuse," published by @Work Magazine.  Subscription may be required to view article Read More

Clifford Atlas and Erik Winton Discuss What Noncompete Attorneys Should Watch for in 2019

January 14, 2019 | Law 360

Clifford Atlas and Erik Winton discuss anticipated developments that lawyers who handle restrictive covenants need to know about for 2019 in "What Noncompete Lawyers Ought To Be Watching In 2019," published by Law360. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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Feb 20

Reston, VA
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New Year, New Rules – Does Your Handbook Comply?

February 20, 2019 - 8:15 AM to 9:30 AM EST
10701 Parkridge Blvd. - Reston, VA
Credits: CLE - Pending, HRCI - Pending, SHRM - Pending
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Feb 21

Melville, NY
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Safe and Sound – Top 10 Steps Toward Workplace Violence Prevention & OSHA Compliance

February 21, 2019 - 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM EST
1350 Walt Whitman Rd. - Melville, NY
Credits: HRCI - Pending, SHRM - Pending
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Feb 21

Raleigh, NC
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8th Annual Raleigh Workplace Law Symposium

February 21, 2019 - 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM EST
9401 Glenwood Avenue - Raleigh, NC
Credits: CLE - Pending, HRCI - Pending, SHRM - Pending
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Feb 19

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The New Workplace: Management Innovation In a World of Traditional Employment Law

February 19, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
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Feb 19

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Michigan Paid Medical Leave Act: What Employers Need to Know

February 19, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST
Credits: CLE - *Pending, HRCI - Pending, SHRM - Pending
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Feb 26

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Contractually Speaking: OFCCP’s New Compensation Directive – What Does This Mean for Contractors?

February 26, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST
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