test
cat_img
Course Catalog
Online and In-Person
Upcoming Courses
WEBINAR
img
New I-9 and Immigration Compliance Update
Valentine Brown
Thursday, Sep 14th 2017
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST)
1.0 Credit
Homeland Security is conducting 3000 I-9 Audits per year, while the Department of Justice investigates thousands of
$85.00
SEMINAR
img
Crushing Harassment Systemically: Lessons Learned from Being on the EEOC Select Task Force
Jonathan Segal
Thursday, Sep 28th 2017
09:30 am - 12:00 pm (EST)
2.0 Credit
The EEOC could spend virtually its entire time investigating just harassment charges. Harassment on account of sex,
$150.00
SEMINAR
img
FULL DAY PROGRAM: "Crushing Harassment Systemically: Lessons Learned from Being on the EEOC Select...
Marc Scheiner + 1 more
Thursday, Sep 28th 2017
09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST)
4.0 Credit
Purchasing this package will enroll you in both "Crushing Harassment Systemically: Lessons Learned from Being on th
$200.00
img
14
WEBINAR
New I-9 and Immigration Compliance Update
Thursday, Sep 14th 2017   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Valentine Brown
Homeland Security is conducting 3000 I-9 Audits per year, while the Department of Justice investigates thousands of employers for immigration-related discrimination claims. On July 17, USCIS issued its second new version of the I-9 form this year. The compliance landscape is constantly changing. While Immigration and Customs Enforcement actions against...
img
28
SEMINAR
Crushing Harassment Systemically: Lessons Learned from Being on the EEOC Select Task Force
Thursday, Sep 28th 2017   09:30 am - 12:00 pm (EST) Jonathan Segal
The EEOC could spend virtually its entire time investigating just harassment charges. Harassment on account of sex, race, disability, religion or any other "protected group" remains a persistent problem. And, recently, there has been an uptick in harassment claims of myriad kinds. It is not only a legal issue but also an issue of employee engagement and...
img
28
SEMINAR
FULL DAY PROGRAM: "Crushing Harassment Systemically: Lessons Learned from Being on the EEOC Select Task Force
Thursday, Sep 28th 2017   09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST) Marc Scheiner + 1 more
Purchasing this package will enroll you in both "Crushing Harassment Systemically: Lessons Learned from Being on the EEOC Select Force" and "Preparing for the Inevitable: Strategies for Handling EEOC Claims" Thursday, September 28, 2017 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. To learn about the individual programs, please click below: Crushing Harassment Systemically:...
img
28
SEMINAR
Preparing for the Inevitable: Strategies for Handling EEOC Claims
Thursday, Sep 28th 2017   12:30 pm - 03:00 pm (EST) Marc Scheiner
Many employers do all the right things — update handbook policies, arrange manger trainings, investigate promptly any EEO concerns, discipline employees appropriately. Yet, these same employers will inevitably be on the receiving end of an unexpected federal or state charge or court complaint. Once the initial shock wears off, employers facing this...
img
04
WEBINAR
3-Part FMLA Webinar Series
Wednesday, Oct 4th 2017   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Linda Hollinshead
Registering will enroll you in the 3- part FMLA webinar series this fall. Cost of this webinar series is $245 ($10 savings from the normal $85 per webinar rate), $203.35 for nonprofit (a $26.15 savings from the normal $76.50 per webinar rate). *For non profit purchase, please use code NP40FMLA to receive your discount. Individual webcast registration...
img
04
WEBINAR
FMLA Certifications and Recertifications: When is the Information Sufficient and When May an Employer Ask for More?
Wednesday, Oct 4th 2017   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Linda Hollinshead
Part 1 of a 3-Part FMLA Webinar Series Webinar package discounts available. Please contact Deborah Margulies, dlmargulies@duanemorris.com, for more details. Managing employee FMLA leave requests can be challenging for any employer. Secure a meaningful and accurate FMLA certification and an employer generally feels comfortable approving the leave...
img
05
WEBINAR
The Intersection of Leave Laws in California: Where An Employer’s Obligations Start, Where They End, and Everything In Between
Thursday, Oct 5th 2017   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Brooke Tabshouri
California leave laws can tie up even the most experienced employers in knots. When an employee goes out on medical leave in California, employers have to navigate a complex maze of leave laws: Paid Sick Leave, the Family Medical Leave Act, the California Family Rights Act, the California Pregnancy Disability Leave Law, the Americans with Disabilities...
img
10
SEMINAR
Life-Cycle of a Foreign National Employee
Tuesday, Oct 10th 2017   10:00 am - 12:00 pm (EST)
Hiring foreign students? Or H-1B workers? The immigration process can be mysterious and daunting for HR and hiring managers: Which foreign nationals can be hired? Which ones need immigration sponsorship? What questions can we ask on the application or at the interview? Do we have to sponsor? What happens when we want to terminate employment? Can we send...
img
11
SEMINAR
FULL-DAY PROGRAM: "Pregnancy, ADA, and Religious Accommodations" and "Tricky Timelines- How to Use Performance Management to Avoid Retaliation Claims"
Wednesday, Oct 11th 2017   09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST)
Purchasing this package will enroll you in both "Pregnancy, ADA, and Religious Accommodations" and "Tricky Timelines- How to Use Performance Management to Avoid Retaliation Claims" To learn more about the individual programs, please click below: Pregnancy, ADA and Religious Accommodations Tricky Timelines—How to Effectively Use Performance...
img
11
SEMINAR
Pregnancy, ADA, and Religious Accommodations
Wednesday, Oct 11th 2017   09:30 am - 12:00 pm (EST)
It is a delicate balance: An employer is entitled to establish expectations for employee performance and to require an employee to meet those expectations. On the other hand, at times, an employee’s disability, pregnancy or related medical condition or need for other accommodations may impact an employee’s performance and an employer is required to...
img
11
SEMINAR
Tricky Timelines—How to Effectively Use Performance Management to Avoid Retaliation Claims
Wednesday, Oct 11th 2017   12:30 pm - 03:00 pm (EST)
Timing can be everything. Consider this situation: Manager plans to meet with one of her direct reports on Friday afternoon to discuss ongoing performance issues and give her a final warning. On Friday morning, the employee calls her manager and informs her that she will not be at work on Friday due to a medical issue and will be applying for a leave of...
img
17
SEMINAR
FULL DAY PROGRAM: "Employment Law 101" and "Employment Law 102"
Tuesday, Oct 17th 2017   09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST) Marc Scheiner
Purchasing this package will enroll you in both "Employment Law 101" and "Employment Law 102" Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Employment Law 101 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. In the ever-changing business environment, employers should be familiar with their rights, obligations and responsibilities in the workplace. This 2-1/2-hour seminar, designed for human...
img
19
SEMINAR
Background Checks and Hiring: Trends, Legal Developments, and Best Practices
Thursday, Oct 19th 2017   09:30 am - 12:00 pm (EST) Michael Cohen
Many of us are conducting background checks (and if you’re not, why not?) and the process just keeps getting more and more complicated. Whether it’s the EEOC’s assault on the consideration of criminal convictions, local jurisdictions banning the box or confusion on what should and should not be on employment applications, one thing is clear – we...
img
19
SEMINAR
FULL DAY PROGRAM: "Background Checks and Hiring: Trends, Legal Developments, and Best Practice" and "High-Risk Terminations"
Thursday, Oct 19th 2017   09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST) Michael Cohen + 1 more
Purchasing this package will enroll you in both "Background Checks and Hiring: Trends, Legal Developments, and Best Practices" and "High-Risk Terminations" Thursday, October 19, 2017 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. To learn about the individual programs, please click below: Background Checks and Hiring: Trends, Legal Developments, and Best Practices High-Risk...
img
19
SEMINAR
High-Risk Terminations
Thursday, Oct 19th 2017   12:30 pm - 03:00 pm (EST) James Redeker
The discharge of legally protected, hostile or emotionally fragile employees presents special problems, especially when the cause for the action relates to the characteristic that makes the discharge difficult. Even if an employee is discharged for legitimate reasons, the termination process itself is fraught with legal, physical and human resources...
img
24
SEMINAR
Employee Handbooks—Avoiding Common Traps and Complying with the Law
Tuesday, Oct 24th 2017   09:30 am - 12:00 pm (EST)
Sure, reviewing and revising your Employee Handbook may not be the project about which you’re most excited. But, with so many legal updates and changes in the last few years, this project deserves a place on your list. A well-drafted Handbook can be an effective way to communicate your organization’s policies, standards and values. Handbooks that...
img
24
SEMINAR
FULL DAY PROGRAM: "Employee Handbooks—Avoiding common Traps and Complying with the Law" and "Social Media— It Affects Everything! How to Minimize Your Risks and Maximize Your Benefits"
Tuesday, Oct 24th 2017   09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST)
Purchasing this package will enroll you in both "Employee Handbooks—Avoiding Common Traps and Complying with the Law" and "Social Media—It Affects Everything! How to Minimize Your Risks and Maximize Your Benefits" Tuesday, October 24, 2017 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. To learn about the individual programs, please click below: Employee Handbooks—Avoiding...
img
24
SEMINAR
Social Media—It Affects Everything! How to Minimize Your Risks and Maximize Your Benefits
Tuesday, Oct 24th 2017   12:30 pm - 03:00 pm (EST) Jonathan Segal + 1 more
We all are aware of the recent imbroglio over the practice of some employers in asking applicants for their passwords to access their private social media pages. Legal risk and bad business. But at the appropriate time and under the appropriate circumstances, social media can be a valuable tool in recruiting and hiring top-notch candidates. Similarly, an...
img
26
WEBINAR
Davis-Bacon Act—Practical Compliance Advice and How to Deal with a DOL Investigation and Its Aftermath
Thursday, Oct 26th 2017   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Michael Schrier
Before you employ workers on your next federal or federally funded construction project, learn about wage determinations, certified payrolls, conformances, fringe benefits, payments to apprentices, recordkeeping, and other technical and practical tips to help increase your company’s chances of surviving a U.S. Department of Labor investigation...
img
01
WEBINAR
Employment Agreements—Who Needs Them? When and How to Use Employment Agreements to Protect Your Business
Wednesday, Nov 1st 2017   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Jonathan Wetchler
Many businesses have historically considered using employment agreements for their executives only. Yet the converging of the information age with the growing use of contingent workers---as well as the spike in workplace class and collective action litigation---all give rise to business risks that can be addressed through the use of agreements for...
img
02
WEBINAR
FMLA: How to Handle Discipline and Discharge Decisions When Leave is in the Mix
Thursday, Nov 2nd 2017   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Linda Hollinshead
Part 2 of a 3-Part FMLA Webinar Series Webinar package discounts available. Please contact Deborah Margulies, dlmargulies@duanemorris.com, for more details. To pay by check, please fill out and return this Registration Form. Reminder: Nonprofits should use the discount code NPWEB10 when adding this course to cart to receive the 10%...
img
14
WEBINAR
Diversity and Inclusion—Both the "Right" Thing to Do and a Competitive Imperative in the Workplace
Tuesday, Nov 14th 2017   01:00 pm - 02:30 pm (EST) Joseph K. West + 1 more
The business case for creating and sustaining a workplace culture of diversity and inclusion is compelling. A diverse workforce generates improved decision-making and problem-solving and has a positive impact on the performance of an organization. Increasingly, our clients are finding that their own customer relationships are conditioned upon being...
img
15
SEMINAR
Strategies to Consider in Taking a Discipline Decision to Trial
Wednesday, Nov 15th 2017   09:30 am - 12:00 pm (EST) Kathryn Brown + 1 more
Ask yourself: Could every disciplinary decision you make withstand the scrutiny of a judge, arbitrator, or jury? When it comes to disciplinary decisions, even the smallest judgment calls can have major ramifications for an organization when viewed through the lens of a judge, arbitrator or juror. In this highly interactive program, we will track a mock...
img
16
WEBINAR
Off the Clock Work and Off the Richter Scale Potential Liability
Thursday, Nov 16th 2017   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Jonathan Segal
Virtually every day you read or hear about another “off the clock” collective action under federal law or class action under state law. Yes, some of these claims are brought against smaller, less sophisticated employers. But many of these claims are brought against Fortune 500 companies and other employers with robust compliance programs. You cannot...
img
29
WEBINAR
Record Retention and Destruction
Wednesday, Nov 29th 2017   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Joy Grese
What to keep and what to delete: An ever-expanding list of federal, state and even local laws require employers to create and retain various forms of employment records and typically impose penalties for failure to do so properly. Proper maintenance, storage and destruction of records is key to compliance. Appropriate, complete and accurate records are...
img
05
WEBINAR
FMLA: Key Components of an FMLA Policy
Tuesday, Dec 5th 2017   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Linda Hollinshead
Part 3 of a 3-Part FMLA Webinar Series Webinar package discounts available. Please contact Deborah Margulies, dlmargulies@duanemorris.com, for more details. To pay by check, please fill out and return this Registration Form. Reminder: Nonprofits should use the discount code NPWEB10 when adding this course to cart to receive the 10%...
img
13
WEBINAR
Harassment Quiz SM
Wednesday, Dec 13th 2017   01:00 pm - 03:00 pm (EST) Marc Scheiner
California law requires employers with 50 or more employees to provide two hours of sexual harassment training to all new supervisors within six months of their assumption of a supervisory position as well as retraining every two years. Participation in this webinar will fulfill these training requirements without the expense of on-site classroom...