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Workplace Training

From harassment prevention to leave management, the dynamic range of workplace law requires employers to conduct periodic training to ensure a legally compliant and productive workplace.

Overview

Workplace Training has long been a cornerstone of Jackson Lewis’ preventive strategy. We offer various interactive training options, from live in-person trainings and simulations, to live webinars and e-training platforms. Our training strategies are developed by renowned attorneys who can help clients develop the best approach for their workplace and also anticipate the workplace law of tomorrow. 

We tailor each training program to suit our clients’ objectives and regularly conduct training on a variety of topics including, but not limited to:

Workplace Law Fundamentals

  • Employment Law 101: What Every Manager Needs to Know
  • Respect in the Workplace and Fostering an Harassment-Free Workplace for Supervisory and Non-Supervisory Employees
  • Conducting Workplace Investigations: The Do’s and Don’ts
  • Practical Strategies for Documentation, Managing Performance, and Terminations
  • When Workers Don’t Work: Effectively Handling ADA and FMLA Issues
  • Addressing Social Media and Privacy Issues in the Workplace
  • Practicing Positive Employee Relations: Making Unions Unnecessary
  • Embracing Diversity as a Corporate Priority
  • Corporate Compliance and Ethics
  • Wage and Hour Compliance: Bolstering Your Pay Practices
  • Reductions in Force: What You Need to Know and Do
  • Preventing the Onslaught of Retaliation Claims

Thought Leadership

  • The Aging Workforce: Challenges & Solutions
  • Managing Millennials
  • How Driverless Cars, Drones and More are Changing Your Workplace
  • Managing Wage and Hour Risks in a Digitally Connected World
  • Putting Up a Strong Defense without Excessive Costs
  • Proactive Management in a Unionized Environment: Corrective Bargaining

Specialized Training

  • Government Contractor Workshop: Affirmative Action Basics and Beyond
  • Understanding and Complying with the Affordable Care Act
  • Employee Benefit Plan Governance
  • Effectively Protecting Company Assets and Trade Secrets
  • How to Best Conduct an EEO Pay Analysis
  • Title IX Compliance: Preventive Strategies for Universities and Students
  • Understanding and Avoiding Fiduciary Liability under ERISA
  • Best Practices in Immigration Law: I-9s, Visas and More
  • Meeting Cross-Border Employment Law Challenges

We also conduct educational conferences nationwide for in-house attorneys and human resource professionals on a wide range of issues. As part of our management education efforts, we regularly update our website to make readily available substantive information on legal developments and trends in workplace law, as well as announcements about upcoming employment law conferences and events.

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Hato Rey, PR
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SHRM Puerto Rico Seminar: The #MeToo Movement: Strategies to Prevent Harassment and Protect Your Organization

February 22, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Arterial Hostos #239 - Capital Ctr. Bldg. - Hato Rey, PR
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Feb 28

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Executive Series: Internal Investigations in the Weinstein and #MeToo Era

February 28, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST
Credits: CLE - Pending*, HRCI - 1.0, SHRM - 1.0
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The #MeToo Movement: Strategies to Prevent Harassment and Protect Your Non-profit Organization

February 14, 2018 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

Credits: Continuing education credit was offered for the live broadcast of this seminar.
You cannot earn credit for watching the archived webinar.

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Executive Series: Bolstering Your Preventive Practices to Meet the New Wave of Harassment Claims

December 14, 2017 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Credits: Continuing education credit was offered for the live broadcast of this seminar.
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February 20, 2018

Ban-the-Box Laws in Spokane, Washington, and Kansas City, Missouri

February 20, 2018

State and local jurisdictions have continued to consider and enact legislation restricting employers from inquiring about a job applicant’s criminal background during the initial stages of the application process. Two of the latest enactments are in Spokane, Washington, and Kansas City, Missouri. Some ban-the-box ordinances are... Read More

January 4, 2018

New Jersey Ban-the-Box Law Limits Inquiries into Job Applicants’ Expunged Criminal Records

January 4, 2018

New Jersey has amended its “ban-the-box” law to prohibit inquiries into a job applicant’s expunged criminal record during the initial employment application process. The New Jersey Opportunity to Compete Act (commonly known as the “Ban-the-Box Law”) already restricts employers from asking a job applicant about his or her criminal... Read More

January 2, 2018

Retail Industry Workplace Law Update – Winter 2018

January 2, 2018

Re-Examining Employer Anti-Sexual Harassment Practices With the increased focus on workplace harassment, the time is now for employers to review their practices for preventing and addressing harassment. Read full article… Labor Board General Counsel Plans New Course National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Peter Robb has... Read More

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Kathryn Russo's Congressional Testimony Before House Subcommittee Highlighted

February 21, 2018

Kathryn Russo is highlighted for her recent Congressional testimony before House Subcommittees on the opioid epidemic and implications for workplaces in "Wake Up Call: Ex-Skadden Lawyer Gives Mueller Guilty Plea, Not Cooperation," published by Bloomberg BNA Big Law Business. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

February 20, 2018
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Jackson Lewis Attorney Kathryn J. Russo Testifies Before House Subcommittees on Impacts of Opioids in the Workplace

February 20, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 20, 2018) Kathryn J. Russo, Principal at Jackson Lewis P.C., testified before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions and the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections during a joint hearing on "The Opioids Epidemic: Implications for America's Workplaces" in... Read More

February 16, 2018
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Michelle Phillips Discusses Accommodating ‘Gender-Nonbinary’ Individuals in the Workplace

February 16, 2018

Michelle Phillips discusses workplace accommodations and compliance for non-binary-identified employees in "How to Accommodate ‘Gender-Nonbinary’ Individuals—Neither Men nor Women," published by SHRM. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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