Labor & Employment Law Breakfast Briefing Series: Strategies To Address Workplace Privacy Issues: How Far Can Employers Go In Regulating Employees' Looks, Behavior And Conduct? (April 2008)

January 28, 2008

Who Should Attend
While these programs are designed for attorneys responsible for labor and employment law issues within a corporate environment, they also will be of value to both general practitioners and Human Resource professionals.

CLE Credit
1.5 CLE Professional Practice Credits; 0.5 CLE Ethics Credits (Eligible for MCLE credit for newly-admitted attorneys)
Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of Continuing Legal Education in the State of New York. Each program has been designated as providing the listed number of credits in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board.

PHR and SPHR Credit
Approval is pending for recertification credit hours toward PHR and SPHR recertification through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) for this program. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HRCI homepage at

8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

  • Appearance/Grooming Standards
  • Drug and Alcohol Testing
  • Off-Duty Conduct
  • Workplace Romances
  • Internet Activities (Blogging/MySpace)
  • Ethical Considerations


is a graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo (B.A., summa cum laude, 1979) and the University of Pennsylvania (J.D., 1984), where he received the M.H. Goldstein Memorial Prize for Distinction in Labor Law.

Mr. Prager has twenty-four years' experience in the New York Metropolitan area representing management in all aspects of labor and employment relations, in both unionized and union-free settings, including many hospitals and healthcare clientele. He was formerly a partner with Sills Cummis Epstein & Gross P.C. and Phillips Nizer LLP.

Mr. Prager has extensive experience in all facets of labor and employment law and litigation, including defending discrimination claims, litigating employment contract, non-competition and restrictive covenant cases and other employment-related claims, before both federal and state courts and agencies. His experience also includes assisting clients in connection with union organizing efforts, collective bargaining, contract administration and arbitration. Mr. Prager also has published extensively on employment discrimination and labor and employment law topics.

MARK N. REINHARZ is a graduate of Cornell University (B.S., 1980) and Boston University School of law (J.D., 1984), where he was named a G. Joseph Tauro Scholar and a Paul J. Liacos Scholar.

Mr. Reinharz' practice covers collective bargaining, arbitration, employment discrimination and litigation, wage-hour matters, ERISA, and OSHA. He also provides management training on a variety of subjects, including the prevention of sexual harassment. Mr. Reinharz serves on the editorial board of The Employment Law Strategist, a monthly newsletter published by Leader Publications, a division of the New York Law Publishing Company.

ERNEST R. STOLZER is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame (B.B.A. in Finance and Business Economics, 1976) and St. John's University School of Law (J.D., 1979), where he was a member of the Law Review and a St. Thomas More Scholar.

Mr. Stolzer practices in all aspects of public and private sector Labor and Employment Law, including collective bargaining, arbitration, employment discrimination law and litigation, and wage and hour law. He has been a speaker before the New York State Bar Association, New York State School Boards Association, and the International Municipal Lawyers Association.