Human Resources and the Law

This comprehensive highly interactive workshop provides an understanding of best practices for preventing, identifying and managing employee related issues that have potential legal concerns. It will include knowledge of:

  • The laws that obligate employers
  • Recent legislation and court cases defining employer-employee rights and obligations
  • Practical implications of the laws in day-to-day human resources operations

Key Topics

  • EEO: Equal Employment Opportunity Laws
  • FLSA: Fair Labor Standards Act
  • OSHA: Occupational Safety and Health Act
  • ERISA: Employee Retirement Income Security Act
  • FMLA: Family and Medical Leave Act
  • NLRA: National Labor Relations Act
  • WARN: Workers Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act
  • COBRA: Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act
  • HIPAA: The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
  • SOX: Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  • Employment at will/wrongful discharge
  • Privacy issues and management rights in the workplace
  • State and local legislation and court action

Special Features

A CD-ROM containing comprehensive legal summaries prepared by renowned labor and employment lawyers.

Who Will Benefit

HR managers and professionals in federal and state laws, regulations, and court cases affecting the workplace

Oct 19-21, 20159:00 am - 4:30 pm
New York, NY
Mar 7-9, 20169:00 am - 4:30 pm
New York, NY

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Oct 19-21, 20159:00 am - 4:30 pm
16 East 34th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10016
United States

Instructors

Susan W. Brecher, Esq.

Susan W. Brecher, Esq., Director of Employee Relations, Legal, EEO and Diversity Programs in Human Capital Development at Cornell University, ILR. She currently manages learning services in Legal, Employee Relations, and EEO, including developing, designing and facilitating programs. In addition, Ms. Brecher partners with private, public, and non-profit organizations on customized training programs. During her tenure at Cornell, Ms. Brecher served as a Director of Statewide Management Programs as well as oversight of all aspects of the EEO, Labor Relations, Human Resources, Management Development and Online Learning programs. Ms. Brecher teaches in a graduate level Human Resources Program and advises, consults, coaches, handles all aspects of employment law, employee relations, internal investigations, dispute resolution issues and mediates, facilitates and conducts fact-findings. She worked at the law firm Skadden, Arps, ABC and NBC and holds a B.A. summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Union College and a J.D. from Case Western Reserve University, where she was on the Law Review.

Robert J. Nobile, Esq.

Robert J. Nobile, Esq., Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP, specializing in labor/employment law. Mr. Nobile has 15 years of experience as an employment lawyer and 10 years as an HR professional. He authored the Guide to Employee Handbooks; The HR Guide; Essential Facts of Employment; and Guide to Corporate HR Policies/Procedures Manuals.

Shelley M. Greenwald, Esq.

Shelley M. Greenwald, Esq., Principal, Shelley M. Greenwald, Esq., specializing in the field of employment practices and litigation. Ms. Greenwald advises, counsels, trains, and handles all aspects of employment law litigation. Formerly, she was in-house counsel at NBC and has appeared on CourtTV and CNBC.

Andrea S. Rattner, Esq.

Andrea S. Rattner, Esq., Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP, is the chair of the firm's tax department, where she practices in the field of employee benefits and executive compensation law. Ms. Rattner practices in the field of employee benefits and executive compensation law. She co-authored A Guide to Complying with ERISA and 404(c) and has taught benefits law courses at Fordham University Law School.

Donald W. Savelson, Esq.

Donald W. Savelson, Esq., Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP, handles a wide variety of labor and employment matters for the firm, including WARN, NLRA wage/hour, unemployment, ADA, FMLA, workers compensation, and occupational safety and health matters. He regularly litigates before government agencies and in the courts and has been actively involved in litigating numerous complex OSHA cases. He has written and lectured widely for almost twenty years and co-authored the first law book on OSHA in 1976, entitled Occupational Safety and Health Law and Practice. Formerly, he was an attorney with the National Labor Relations Board.

Mar 7-9, 20169:00 am - 4:30 pm
16 East 34th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10016
United States

Instructors

Susan W. Brecher, Esq.

Susan W. Brecher, Esq., Director of Employee Relations, Legal, EEO and Diversity Programs in Human Capital Development at Cornell University, ILR. She currently manages learning services in Legal, Employee Relations, and EEO, including developing, designing and facilitating programs. In addition, Ms. Brecher partners with private, public, and non-profit organizations on customized training programs. During her tenure at Cornell, Ms. Brecher served as a Director of Statewide Management Programs as well as oversight of all aspects of the EEO, Labor Relations, Human Resources, Management Development and Online Learning programs. Ms. Brecher teaches in a graduate level Human Resources Program and advises, consults, coaches, handles all aspects of employment law, employee relations, internal investigations, dispute resolution issues and mediates, facilitates and conducts fact-findings. She worked at the law firm Skadden, Arps, ABC and NBC and holds a B.A. summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Union College and a J.D. from Case Western Reserve University, where she was on the Law Review.

Robert J. Nobile, Esq.

Robert J. Nobile, Esq., Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP, specializing in labor/employment law. Mr. Nobile has 15 years of experience as an employment lawyer and 10 years as an HR professional. He authored the Guide to Employee Handbooks; The HR Guide; Essential Facts of Employment; and Guide to Corporate HR Policies/Procedures Manuals.

Shelley M. Greenwald, Esq.

Shelley M. Greenwald, Esq., Principal, Shelley M. Greenwald, Esq., specializing in the field of employment practices and litigation. Ms. Greenwald advises, counsels, trains, and handles all aspects of employment law litigation. Formerly, she was in-house counsel at NBC and has appeared on CourtTV and CNBC.

Andrea S. Rattner, Esq.

Andrea S. Rattner, Esq., Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP, is the chair of the firm's tax department, where she practices in the field of employee benefits and executive compensation law. Ms. Rattner practices in the field of employee benefits and executive compensation law. She co-authored A Guide to Complying with ERISA and 404(c) and has taught benefits law courses at Fordham University Law School.

Donald W. Savelson, Esq.

Donald W. Savelson, Esq., Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP, handles a wide variety of labor and employment matters for the firm, including WARN, NLRA wage/hour, unemployment, ADA, FMLA, workers compensation, and occupational safety and health matters. He regularly litigates before government agencies and in the courts and has been actively involved in litigating numerous complex OSHA cases. He has written and lectured widely for almost twenty years and co-authored the first law book on OSHA in 1976, entitled Occupational Safety and Health Law and Practice. Formerly, he was an attorney with the National Labor Relations Board.

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