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PLI's Employment Law Institute 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - Thursday, October 19, 2017

12:00 AM GMT - 12:00 AM GMT

New York City

This year’s Employment Law Institute will focus on new developments in employment law in light of a new U.S. presidential administration.  As always, this two-day event offer s a comprehensive review of case law and regulatory developments, an in-depth analysis of emerging issues, and best practices, designed to maximize employment law compliance, mitigate legal risk and achieve business objectives. The faculty is comprised of nationally recognized management and plaintiffs’ attorneys, members of the judiciary, in-house counsel and government enforcement agency officials who share their perspectives, insights and experiences.

What You Will Learn

  • The Year in Review: the important federal and state case law and regulatory developments under the Trump administration

  • EEOC and DOL’s current priorities

  • Managing leaves of absence and other workplace accommodation issues

  • Equal pay and pay equity issues in employment Law

  • Classification in the workplace – the new frontier

  • Implications of new the NLRB composition, including revisiting prior NLRB rulings

  • Preventing and responding to violence in the workplace

  • Best practices for conducting internal investigations to minimize risk

  • Use of expert witnesses in employment cases

  • Sophisticated issues that arise when litigating retaliation claims

  • Emerging gender and transgender issues in the workplace

  • Cybersecurity and privacy in the workplace 

Stephen Sonnenberg, partner in Paul Hasting's Employment Department, will be participating in this program. 

October 18, 2017 at 1:45PMPreventing and Responding to Violence in the Workplace• Strategies for preventing violence and aggression in the workplace• Conducting effective risk assessments• Legal theories of liability for workplace violence claims• Anti-bullying policies: drafting and enforcing• Best practices for responding to workplace threatsSpeakers: Marc A. Cohen, M.D., Marisa R. Randazzo, Ph.D., Stephen P. Sonnenberg 

PLI's New York City Seminar LocationPLI New York Center1177 Avenue of the AmericasEntrance on 45th StreetNew York, NY 10036

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