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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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August 13, 2019

New York Expands Harassment Laws, Protections of Religious Attire, Clothing, or Facial Hair

August 13, 2019

New York state has enacted sweeping new workplace harassment protections for employees, including lowering the standard for when harassment is actionable. It also has adopted new law prohibiting employment discrimination based on religious attire, clothing, or facial hair. Workplace Sexual Harassment On August 12, 2019, Governor... Read More

August 12, 2019

Illinois Enacts Workplace Harassment Law, Creating New and Expanded Obligations for Employers

August 12, 2019

Employers in Illinois will have new obligations related to employment contracts, training, and agency oversight under a wide-ranging bill signed by Governor J.B. Pritzker on August 9, 2019, that is intended to combat workplace harassment and provide greater protections for employees. Senate Bill 75 unanimously passed both houses of... Read More

August 1, 2019

Illinois Expands Equal Pay Act and Bans Inquiries about Job Applicants’ Wage Histories

August 1, 2019

An amendment to the Illinois Equal Pay Act expands the Act’s scope and prohibits employers in Illinois from requesting information about a job applicant’s prior compensation. House Bill 834 passed both houses of the Illinois General Assembly, and was signed into law by Governor J.B. Pritzker on July 31, 2019, as Public Act 101-0177.... Read More

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July 10, 2019
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Brian McDermott Discusses Recent Trends in HR Compliance

July 10, 2019

Brian McDermott discusses the latest topics and issues in HR Compliance in "HR Evolution, Tackling Today's Top Topics," published by BizVoice Magazine.  Read More

June 28, 2019
Business NH Magazine

Debra Weiss Ford and Kevin Sibbernsen Author "Interrupting Unconscious Bias in the Workplace"

June 28, 2019

 Debra Weiss Ford and Kevin Sibbernsen author "Interrupting Unconscious Bias in the Workplace," published by Business NH Magazine.  Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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

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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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