Louis DiLorenzo to Speak at Practising Law Institute Seminar

March 26, 2015

By: Louis P. DiLorenzo

Understanding Employment Law 2015

PLI New York Center
1177 Avenue of the Americas, 2nd floor
Entrance on 45th Street
New York, New York 10036
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Why You Should Attend

Whether you are new to the field, seeking a quick refresher, or if your law practice only touches upon employment law issues, this jam-packed employment law primer is designed 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 latest developments under the major employment law statutes and regulations, (e.g. FLSA, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, WARN Act, OFCCP, and GINA) and discuss potential changes that will impact the workplace
  • Identify the agencies responsible for regulating the workplace and recent enforcement trends and initiatives
  • Understand common sources of discrimination in the workplace and best practices for preventing them
  • Learn how to define the employer/employee relationship: employees vs. independent contractors, temporary and leased employees and explore joint employment issues
  • Explore the most common wage/hour concerns and litigation trends
  • Get the latest guidance on leaves of absence, including FMLA, ADA, military and other leave requests
  • Hear highlights of the law under the NLRA and developments in the union and non-union workplaces

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for attorneys and human resources professionals at all levels, including those who are new to the employment law arena or seeking a refresher.

11:45 Retaliation and Whistleblower Claims

  • What it takes to make out a retaliation or whistleblower claim
  • Who wins/loses these cases and why
  • Anticipating and preventing retaliation and whistleblower claims
  • Recent case law developments

Speakers: Louis P. DiLorenzo, Gregory Gochanour, Vicki R. Walcott-Edim