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Employment Law

Termination of an Employee: Avoiding Litigation (3.31.11)

When terminating an employee, what can an employer do to avoid litigation (or at least reduce its risks)? This panel will include defense, plaintiff, and in-house employment lawyers as well as a human resources executive. It will explain the procedures that should be followed in terminating employees and drafting separation agreements and explore special considerations for reductions in force and the various claims available to terminated employees. A particular focal point will be steps that can be taken to reduce the risk of successful retaliation claims.

This program is a must for employment lawyers, litigation attorneys, in-house counsel, mediators and arbitrators, human resource personnel, and managers. Read more
 

Employment Law Essentials: What New York Practitioners Need to Know About Leaves of Absence, Overtime, Retaliation & More…. (8.3.10)

Whether you are a general practitioner, an in-house generalist, or a full time employment lawyer, you should not miss this practical survey of the latest developments in employment law. Four core areas of that are rife with traps for unwary New York lawyers will be covered: parental and medical leaves; minimum wage and overtime rules; and whistleblowing and retaliation. The faculty, some of the New York’s top employment law practitioners, will give you essential tips about sometimes thorny issues that cannot be ignored. Read more


Termination of an Employee: Avoiding Litigation (1.27.10)

When terminating an employee, what can an employer do to avoid litigation (or at least reduce its risks)? This panel will include defense, plaintiff, and in-house employment lawyers as well as a human resources executive. It will explain the procedures that should be followed in terminating employees and drafting separation agreements and explore special considerations for reductions in force and the various claims available to terminated employees. A particular focal point will be steps that can be taken to reduce the risk of successful retaliation claims.

This program is a must for employment lawyers, litigation attorneys, in-house counsel, mediators and arbitrators, human resource personnel, and managers. Read more