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Where Employment Litigation Is Headed and How to Cut it Off
By Kristin Casler, featuring Ari Weisbrot of Fox Rothschild LLP and Todd Girshon of Jackson Lewis P.C . In the last five years, there has been a tremendous uptick in employment class actions, collective actions and systemic discrimination cases. And the stakes are higher than ever, as the government...
1 Jul 2015
From Snowstorms to Hurricanes to Earthquakes: Best Practices for Readiness
By Kristin Casler Featuring Joseph D. Jean of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP and Jennifer A. Kearns of Duane Morris LLP. When a long, cold winter ends, it can be easy to relax and enjoy the warm breezes of spring. Snap out of it! Tornadoes are already ripping through the Midwest. Is your...
27 Apr 2015
Class actions post-DOMA—Questions remain
By Kristin Casler with insights by LAURA J MAECHTLEN, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP, San Francisco - - The demise of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) restriction of the institution of marriage to heterosexual unions was not the last chapter in same-sex couples’ quest for equality. Questions...
8 Jan 2015
Workplace Violence: Complimentary White Paper
News about violence in the workplace comes all too often. In fact, there are more than 700 killings at work each year, the Centers for Disease Control reports, and 572,000 violent crimes, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics’ National Crime Victimization Survey. “With population...
1 Nov 2014
LexisNexis® On Demand Webinar: “Preventing & Addressing Violence in the Workplace”
LexisNexis® On Demand Webinar: “When the Unthinkable Happens: Preventing & Addressing Violence in the Workplace” Live Date: Thursday , Nov. 13 2014 Duration: 95 minutes Description: Two million American workers report they are victims of workplace violence each year...
1 Nov 2014
The Cannabis Conundrum: Insights for Employers When Workers Have a “Doctor’s Note”
Attendees at a recent risk management conference in Denver had an excellent view of the world of legalized recreational marijuana, reported Mark Walls , vice president of communications and strategic analysis at workers’ compensation insurer Safety National . “Everywhere you went, you smelled...
2 Sep 2014
NLRB Targets Employee Handbooks. Does Yours Stand Up?
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has employee rules in its sights. In the last year or more, the board has issued several decisions regarding whether rules governing social media, at-will employment, employee communications in and out of the office, confidentiality, workers’ access to...
10 Jun 2014
Let’s Get Practical: What Companies Need to Do Now to Prepare for Affordable Care Act Compliance
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is slated to take effect for large companies in January 2015, and for smaller companies a year later. There is a great deal to do, and you likely have many questions about how to keep your company compliant. Cynthia Marcotte Stamer , managing shareholder of Cynthia...
10 Jun 2014
Working with Contractors: Enjoying the Upsides, Avoiding the Downsides of Outsourcing Work | A LexisNexis® Webinar
Working with Contractors: Enjoying the Upsides, Avoiding the Downsides of Outsourcing Work | A LexisNexis® Webinar Live Date: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 | Duration: 95 minutes | | Outsourcing work to contractors is a proven way for organizations to accomplish work more efficiently than...
12 May 2014
Wage & Hour: What Does 2014 Hold for Employers?
While employers might think they are in for a quiet year, some legal experts say to expect a time of “significant changes to workplace policy” from all levels of government. With the government weighing in on everything from the minimum wage to whether workers should be paid to change clothes...
17 Mar 2014
The Wage & Hour Avalanche: Avoiding the Crush of Class Actions & Investigations | A LexisNexis® OnDemand Webinar
Recording Date: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 | Duration: 95 minutes | VIEW NOW | Wage and hour litigation based on alleged violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and state labor laws continues to grow exponentially. In fact, wage and hour claims are the leading segment of workplace litigation...
16 Mar 2014
Cutting Through the Noise: Practical Guidance on Administering Obamacare & Other Health Plans | A LexisNexis® OnDemand Webinar
Recording Date: Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 | Duration: 95 minutes | Earn: 1.5 CLE Credits | VIEW NOW | You have heard the continual coverage of Obamacare, and maybe you have had your attention-span tested during educational programs where speakers took you through an excruciating reading of the...
15 Mar 2014
Year-Old EEOC Strategy: Is It Showing Up in New Claims?
Nearly a year ago the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) approved its Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2012 – 2016 establishing priorities and integrating components of EEOC’s private, public, and federal sector enforcement. The purpose of the plan is to focus and coordinate...
3 Nov 2013
Same-Sex Marriages: How Recent Developments Impact Employers | A LexisNexis® OnDemand Webinar
Recording Date: Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2013 | Duration: 95 minutes | VIEW NOW | The Supreme Court’s decision in Windsor v. United States struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) “opposite sex” requirement for “marriage” and “spouse.” This has significant...
23 Oct 2013
Obamacare Update: Time is Running Short for Employers to Finalize 2014 Health Plans
BY CYNTHIA MARCOTTE STAMER -- Employer and union group health-plan sponsors and insurers of group and individual health plans agonizing over 2014 plan design decisions are running out of time. Impending deadlines to update and deliver the initial Exchange Notice by October 1, 2013, the Summary...
2 Sep 2013
Nothing in This Life is Free: Unpaid Internships Come Under Fire
The low-paid or unpaid internship. It has been seen traditionally as a win-win for companies looking for inexpensive help and students looking to gain valuable experience. But the concept has come under assault recently as companies and even government officials are drawing bad press and even lawsuits...
2 Sep 2013
Protecting Your Brand in Social Media | A LexisNexis® OnDemand Webinar
Recording Date: Thursday, August 22, 2013 | Duration: 95 minutes | VIEW NOW | Employees’ use of social media presents challenges for employers that are constantly growing and changing in nature and complexity. Prudent employers are right to be concerned about these challenges. For example...
29 Aug 2013
Immigration Reform and the Workplace: An Overview of Legal and Legislative Developments | A LexisNexis® OnDemand Webinar
Recording Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 | Duration: 95 minutes | VIEW NOW | Compliance with U.S. immigration laws demands constant vigilance by employers. From the upper echelon of any organization, through and including the rank and file, U.S. companies must employ lawful and non-discriminatory...
11 Jun 2013
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