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Criminal Prosecution of Wage Theft & OSHA Violations

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LEL718

Wage theft and health and safety violations now are being prosecuted under criminal law by the Manhattan District Attorney, who has won convictions for larceny and manslaughter. This new and innovative program criminalizes labor and employment law violations.

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Wage theft and health and safety violations now are being prosecuted under criminal law by the Manhattan District Attorney, who has won convictions for larceny and manslaughter. This new and innovative program criminalizes labor and employment law violations.

Join Diana Florence, Chief of the Construction Fraud Task Force at the Manhattan DA's office; James Rogers, NYS DOL Deputy Commissioner for Worker Protection; Robert Kelner, Partner, Kelner and Kelner (represents workers), and Brian L. Gardner, Member, Cole Schotz P.C.(represents employers), to discuss:
 - New interagency collaborations being developed
 - Precedent setting criminal cases in New York and across the US
 - How rigorous enforcement of criminal law affects employers and workers in NY

When:         Wednesday, February 6, 2019
                   5:30pm - Check-In & Networking (light represhments provided)
                   6:00pm-8:00pm - Program
Where:        Cornell University - ILR School
                   570 Lexington Avenue, 12th Floor
                   New York, NY 10022
Fee:             $150 (includes materials and light refreshments)
CLE Credit:  2.0 NYS CLEs - Professional Practice (Transitional and Non-Transitional)

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