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Course Catalog
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Upcoming Courses
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Words Matter: Tips for Finding the "Right" Words in Challenging Workplace Conversations
Natalie F. Hrubos
Wednesday, Oct 3rd 2018
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST)
1.0 Credit
Workplace conversations are fraught with legal risk and when managers say the wrong thing, it can have major conseq
$85.00
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Top 20 Mistakes in Harassment Prevention Programs
Jonathan A. Segal
Friday, Oct 5th 2018
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST)
1.0 Credit
On October 4, 2017, the allegations of serious sexual misconduct on the part of Harvey Weinstein broke. It was far
$85.00
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New York Paid Family Leave—What Employers Need to Know
Eric W. Ruden
Tuesday, Oct 9th 2018
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST)
1.0 Credit
The New York State Paid Family Leave Law, effective January 1, 2018, established one of the most comprehensive paid
$85.00
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Words Matter: Tips for Finding the "Right" Words in Challenging Workplace Conversations
Wednesday, Oct 3rd 2018   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Natalie F. Hrubos
Workplace conversations are fraught with legal risk and when managers say the wrong thing, it can have major consequences for an organization. From answering an applicant’s questions to letting someone go, and everything in between, the words that managers use really do matter. In this webinar, you will learn our best tips for how to minimize legal...
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Top 20 Mistakes in Harassment Prevention Programs
Friday, Oct 5th 2018   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Jonathan A. Segal
On October 4, 2017, the allegations of serious sexual misconduct on the part of Harvey Weinstein broke. It was far from an isolated event. In the year since then, we have witnessed a litany of very serious allegations against many high-profile men who have been found to have engaged in a continuum of very bad behaviors. No reasonable person can deny that...
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New York Paid Family Leave—What Employers Need to Know
Tuesday, Oct 9th 2018   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Eric W. Ruden
The New York State Paid Family Leave Law, effective January 1, 2018, established one of the most comprehensive paid family leave programs in the country. This webinar will cover the key components of paid family leave, including both employer obligations and employee rights, and the complex interplay between paid family leave and other leave benefits...
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SEMINAR
Full Day Seminar: "Tricky Timelines—Avoiding Retaliation Claims with Performance Management" and "ADA, Pregnancy, and Religious Accommodations"
Wednesday, Oct 10th 2018   09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST) Linda B. Hollinshead
Tricky Timelines—Avoiding Retaliation Claims with Performance Management Presented by: Linda B. Hollinshead 9:30 am - 12:00 pm Please click here to register for this program individually or for more information regarding this program. ADA, Pregnancy, and Religious Accommodations Presented by: Linda B. Hollinshead 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm Please click here...
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Tricky Timelines—Avoiding Retaliation Claims with Performance Management
Wednesday, Oct 10th 2018   09:30 am - 11:50 am (EST) Linda B. Hollinshead
This 2-½-hour seminar will review steps that should be taken to effectively implement performance management even in the face of employee medical issues. Using a series of hypothetical scenarios, attendees will consider the extent to which an employer may maintain its performance standards for employees with medical issues, the extent to which...
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ADA, Pregnancy, and Religious Accommodations
Wednesday, Oct 10th 2018   12:30 pm - 03:00 pm (EST) Linda B. Hollinshead
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...
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Employment Law 101 and 102
Tuesday, Oct 16th 2018   09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST) Marc J. Scheiner
Employment Law 101 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 resources generalists and in-house counsel, is structured to familiarize attendees with a basic understanding and a general overview of federal and...
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WEBINAR
Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Executive Compensation for Non-Profit and Tax-Exempt Organizations
Wednesday, Oct 17th 2018   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) W. Michael Gradisek
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act contains a new 21% excise tax that applies to compensation paid by tax-exempt organizations to certain covered employees in excess of $1,000,000 and compensation paid upon a covered employee’s separation from employment. We will examine the new rules and explain the sometimes unexpected application of the new 21% excise tax....
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WEBINAR
Managing Your Workforce Systems: Recruitment, Selection and Hiring Part 1
Tuesday, Oct 23rd 2018   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Michael S. Cohen
Hiring the best applicant is vital and doing so without creating a legal liability is essential. In today’s litigious environment, it is necessary to take the time upfront to do things right. Learn how! This part 1 of 2 webinar will focus on what you, as a manager, can and cannot do during the hiring process. It will examine the entire hiring process,...
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What the #%!*: Political Correctness in the Workplace
Friday, Oct 26th 2018   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Marc J. Scheiner
Political correctness (or the lack thereof) is a year-round and non-election-related concern, often having little to do with politics. Heated discussions of social hot-button topics, offhand comments about the news, different management and personality styles—all of these come together in our increasingly diverse workplaces to create potential...
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Diversity and Inclusion—Both the "Right" Thing to Do and a Competitive Imperative in the Workplace
Thursday, Nov 1st 2018   02:00 pm - 03:30 pm (EST) Linda B. Hollinshead + 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 able...
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Full Day Seminar "Workplace Violence and Substance Abuse" and "High-Risk Terminations"
Thursday, Nov 8th 2018   09:30 am - 02:30 pm (EST) James R. Redeker + 1 more
Workplace Violence and Substance Abuse Presented by: Carla N. Murphy 9:30 am - 12:00 pm Please click here to register for this program individually or for more information regarding this program. High-Risk Terminations Presented by: James R. Redeker 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm Please click here to register for this program individually or for more information...
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Workplace Violence and Substance Abuse Issues
Thursday, Nov 8th 2018   09:30 am - 12:00 pm (EST) Carla N. Murphy
This program is designed to help managers, supervisors, human resource professionals and in-house counsel understand the legal and practical issues associated with workplace violence and substance abuse testing. This 2 1/2-hour seminar focuses on not only understanding the potential legal risks to employers of workplace violence and reasonable suspicion...
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High-Risk Terminations
Thursday, Nov 8th 2018   12:30 pm - 03:00 pm (EST) James R. 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...
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WEBINAR
Handling EEOC and State Agency Charges
Thursday, Nov 29th 2018   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Michael S. Cohen
Many employers and HR personnel do all the right things – update handbook policies, conduct training for employees, investigate promptly any concerns and discipline employees appropriately. Yet, these same employers will inevitably find a federal or state charge or court complaint on their desks (often on a Monday morning). After the initial shock...
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Managing Your Workforce Systems: Recruitment, Selection and Hiring Part 2
Thursday, Mar 7th 2019   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Michael S. Cohen
Continue your managerial training on recruitment, selection and hiring with part 2 of our Managing Your Workforce Systems webinar event. In this webinar, we will continue our discussion of appropriate hiring techniques and processes to avoid legal liability. We will take a deeper dive into all aspects of the recruitment, selection and hiring stages of...