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PLI's Understanding Employment Law 2013

Saturday, April 06 04:00 AM BST to 04:00 AM BST

Whether you are new to the field, seeking a quick refresher, or if your law practice only touches upon employment law issues, PLI has designed this jam-packed employment law primer for you.  An expert faculty will lead you through the major regulations and case law governing the employer/employee relationship and offer practical pointers ranging from hiring to firing and everything in between. In addition, the program will address certain key concepts of the law under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).

What you will learn• Review the major employment law statutes and regulations, (e.g. FLSA, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, WARN Act, OSHA, and GINA) and identify the agencies responsible for enforcing them and enforcement trends• Understand the common sources of discrimination in the workplace• Learn how to define the employer/employee relationship:  employees vs. independent contractors, temporary and leased employees and explore joint employment issues• Consider common wage/hour concerns• Analyze the ADA/ADAAA and the accommodation process• Get the latest guidance on leaves of absence, including FMLA, ADA, military and other leave requests• Hear highlights of the law under the NLRA

Paul Hastings partner Zachary Fasman is a featured panelist at 10:30 am to discuss "Labor Law Nuts and Bolts," covering topics such as:• The law of union organizing• The representation election process• The law of collective bargaining• The interplay between employment law and the NLRA• Current hot topics

For additional information and to regisiter, visit the PLI site here.

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