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

March 6, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

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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

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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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June 25, 2019

The Aging Construction Industry: Keeping Skilled Employees Longer

June 25, 2019

Workers in the construction industry tend to be older than those in other industries, according to the National Association of Home Builders. The median age of construction workers is 42 years old, a year older than the median in the national labor force. Further, the median age of workers in the industry is 44-45 years old in several U.... Read More

June 24, 2019

Building with Pride: LGBTQ+ Issues

June 24, 2019

Every year, June is “Pride Month,” but LGBTQ+ issues challenge the construction industry year-round. According to the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately 5.5 million individuals over the age of 16 did not have, but wanted, a job in May 2019. In addition, the Williams Institute reported that approximately 4.... Read More

June 24, 2019

New York Adopts Laws Aimed at Combating Salary Inequality and Race Discrimination

June 24, 2019

In the final days of its 2019 Session, the New York State Legislature passed three bills that, respectively, will bar employers from inquiring about applicants’ past salary history, prohibit wage differentials based on protected class status, and ban race discrimination based on an employee’s hair or hairstyle. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo... Read More

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June 24, 2019
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Michelle Phillips Discusses New York's Expansion of Sexual Harassment Laws

June 24, 2019

Michelle Phillips discusses New York's recent legislation overhaul to combat sexual harassment in "5 Takeaways As NY Toughens Workplace Sex Harassment Law," published by Law360.  Subscription may be required to view article Read More

June 6, 2019
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Eric J. Felsberg of Jackson Lewis is Named to the National Law Journal’s List of Technology Law Trailblazers

June 6, 2019

Melville, NY (June 6, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Principal Eric J. Felsberg has been named to The National Law Journal’s list of Technology Law Trailblazers. Mr. Felsberg has been recognized for moving the needle in the legal industry, and as someone who has made... Read More

June 4, 2019
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Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized as the Nation's Most Powerful

June 4, 2019

WHITE PLAINS, NY (June 4, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, congratulates Chairman Emeritus Vincent A. Cino, along with Principals Neil H. Dishman, Maurice G. Jenkins, René E. Thorne and Richard F. Vitarelli for their inclusion in Human Resource Executive magazine’s “Most Powerful... Read More

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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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