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Understanding Employment Law 2022

Understanding Employment Law 2022

Presented by Practising Law Institute

CLE Conference Webinar Credit: 8.0 NY CLE Credits Available (1.0 Ethics & Professionalism; 2.0 Skills; 5.0 Professional Practice)
Whether you are new to the field, seeking a quick refresher, or if your law practice only touches upon employment law issues, this jam-packed employment law primer is designed for you. An expert faculty will lead you through the major statutes, regulations, case law, and considerations governing the employer/employee relationship, and offer practical pointers on the important topics you need to know about today! Attendees will learn:
  • Drafting key employment documents and policies
  • Discrimination, harassment and retaliation in 2022
  • Wage and hour fundamentals including recent trends and issues
  • Workplace leave and accommodation fundamentals
  • Navigating remote work in 2022
  • Key ethical considerations for employment law practitioners

Featured Program:

Workplace Leave and Accommodation Fundamentals in 2022 | 2:00-3:15 PM EST
Panelists will discuss the following topics:
  • A primer on disability discrimination
  • Interplay of ADA, FMLA, and other leave laws
  • Reasonable accommodation considerations and alternatives
  • Covid-19’s short-term and long-term impact on leave and accommodation
  • Religious and health objections to vaccination mandates
  • Managing intermittent leave
  • Mental health and the workplace: considerations and strategies
  • Leave and accommodation documentation

Featured Speakers:
  • Allison J. Adler | Director & Associate General Counsel, Labor & Employment -- Meta Platforms, Inc. f/k/a Facebook, Inc.
  • Robert M. Hale | Partner & Chair, Labor & Employment -- Goodwin Procter LLP
  • Susan Ritz | Partner -- Ritz Clark & Ben-Asher LLP
  • Stephen P. Sonnenberg, Esq. | Mediator and Arbitrator -- JAMS

Featured People

Stephen P. Sonnenberg, Esq.
  • Employment Law
  • FLSA/PAGA/New York Labor Law and Other State Wage and Hour Claims
  • Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment and Retaliation, and Title IX
  • Whistleblower Claims and Wrongful Termination
  • Executive Compensation and Breach of Employment Contract
  • Civil Rights
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