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Brooklyn Breakfast Series: A Billy Joel-Themed Workplace Law Experience

Past Details

April 19, 2017
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM EST
The Callahan Center at St. Francis College
180 Remsen Street
Brooklyn Heights, NY 11201



A Billy Joel-Themed Workplace Law Experience

New York State of Mind -- The Rise in the New York Minimum Wage

  • Effect on current levels of employment
  • Preparing for the next increase
  • Penalties for non-compliance

The Stranger -- Dealing with the NYC Fair Chance in Recruitment
Ensuring proper measures are taken to comply with the law (including with an employment application)
What steps must be taken if an employer wishes to take an adverse action against an applicant

She's Always A Woman -- Workplace Harassment Issues

  • Discussion of what is considered a petty slight/trivial inconvenience as opposed to conduct which is actionable
  • Best practices to minimize harassment claims and effectively investigate harassment complaints

Keeping The Faith -- Religious Accommodation Issues For The NYC Employers

  • Overview of the NYC Workplace Religious Freedom Act
  • Discussion of reasonable accommodations versus undue hardships 

Movin' Out -- Effective Termination Techniques

  • Best practices for minimizing discrimination lawsuits
  • Termination notifications
  • Use of agreements and general releases