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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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Mar 6

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Mandatory Sexual Harassment Training in the #MeToo Era: Will Your State Require It?

March 6, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST
Credits: CLE - *Pending, HRCI - Pending, SHRM - Pending
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Understanding California's New Mandatory Sexual Harassment Training Requirements and Other Anti-Harassment Provisions

October 17, 2018 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM PST

Credits: Continuing education credit was offered for the live broadcast of this seminar.
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New York’s New Sexual Harassment Prevention Policy and Training Requirements – Are You Ready?

September 27, 2018 - 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

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February 14, 2019

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

February 14, 2019

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

February 1, 2019

New York Legislative Update — 2019 Starts With a Roar

February 1, 2019

The New York State Legislature gaveled in for the 2019-2020 Legislative Session on January 9, 2019, with Democrats in control of all three chambers of New York State government for the first time since the 2008-2009 session. As expected, the Democrats are flexing their muscles and progressive legislation traditionally stalled in a... Read More

January 28, 2019

Employer Use of Criminal Records of Applicants Limited in U.S. Virgin Islands

January 28, 2019

All public and private employers in the U.S. Virgin Islands, regardless of size, are barred from asking applicants to disclose information on an arrest that did not result in a conviction or in which the conviction was dismissed or sealed. Act No. 8134, which amends Title 24 of the Virgin Islands Code Chapter 17, broadly prohibits... Read More

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February 20, 2019
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Angela Quiles Nevarez Honored with HNBA's “Top Lawyers Under 40" Award

February 20, 2019

PHILADELPHIA, PA (February 20, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Philadelphia Of Counsel Angela Quiles Nevarez has been selected to receive the prestigious “Top Lawyers Under 40” Award presented by the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA). The Award honors... Read More

February 15, 2019
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Michelle Phillips Discusses Why Multistate Businesses Are Considering Broader LGBTQ-Inclusive Workplace Policies

February 15, 2019

Michelle Phillips discusses why businesses with locations in multiple states are considering adopting inclusive employee protections in "Creating LGBTQ-Inclusive Workplace Policies," published by SHRM. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

February 15, 2019
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Michelle Phillips Discusses Implications of Joint Employer Liability and Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Complaints

February 15, 2019

Michelle Phillips discusses the implications of employers contracting with staffing agencies or using contract workers on-site, investigating and resolving sexual harassment and discrimination complaints in "Avoiding Joint Bias Liability Requires More Than Just Contracts," published by Bloomberg Law.  Subscription... Read More

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Jan 22

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Sexual Harassment Policies and Employee Handbooks in the Time of #MeToo

Yvonne Norris Maddalena discusses sexual harassment policy tips for employee handbooks in the time of #MeToo.

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Office Holiday Party Liabilities

Daniel Waslawski and Roderick Gillum discuss legal liabilities of workplace holiday parties.

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Sep 25

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Best Practices for Conducting Internal Investigations

Tanya Bovée and David Jimenez discuss best practices for conducting effective internal investigations.  

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