Employment Law Fundamentals, Part 1
Join us for the first in our three-part series on “Employment Law Fundamentals” designed for new lawyers or lawyers-to-be. In this session, panelists will provide an overview of key federal and state equal employment opportunity laws, such as Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the Genetic Information Nondisclosure Act, as well as state-EEO laws. The panel will introduce each law, discuss how they interact, explore to whom they apply and when, and discuss key information on compliance in the workplace – highlighting “hot” employment law developments along the way.
Employment Law Fundamentals, Part 2
Join us for the second in our three-part series on “Employment Law Fundamentals,” which is designed for new lawyers, lawyers-to-be, and those who are new to this area of law. In this session, panelists provide an overview of key laws governing employee leave, disability and accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act. The panel addresses the basics of a leave request, issue spotting, how to handle situations in which the law may impose an overlapping obligation (pregnancy, disabled employees and work injuries), and best practices for advocating for and managing employee concerns related to leave.
Written Materials: FMLA and ADA Basics
Employment Law Fundamentals, Part 3: Case Intake Best Practice
August 1, 2023
12:00 NOON – 1:15 PM CDT
Join us for the third in our three-part series on “Employment Law Fundamentals” designed for new lawyers, lawyers-to-be, and those who are new to this area. In this session, panelists will provide an overview of what to do when you get a new employment law case. The panel will cover case intake, litigation holds, engagement agreements, early pleadings, the factual investigation, and defining a “win,” among other topics. Whether you are working on behalf of an employee, a union member, or an employer, this session will start you off on the right path to being an effective advocate for your client.
Amanda R. Clark, Asher, Gittler & D’Alba, Ltd., Chicago, IL
Miriam Edelstein, Costello & Mains, Mount Laurel, NJ
Andro Hannoush, Littler Mendelson, P.C., Portland, ME
Andriette Roberts, Endeavor, Atlanta, GA
NOTE: This free webinar is not accredited for Continuing Legal Education.