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Areas of Professional Practice: 7.00
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Confidently Tackle Advanced Employment Disputes
Trying to keep up with the intricate web of agencies governing employment law and the increasing number of legislative changes each year can be overwhelming for even the most experienced attorney or human resource director. Are you up to date on the latest legal developments and able to confidently advise clients on employment law issues? Avoid inadvertent violations of state and federal regulations. Attend this seminar and learn from seasoned practitioners as they discuss tips and techniques for handling advanced-level issues. Register today!
This advanced level seminar provides clear legal guidance for complying with employment laws and avoiding lawsuits for:
Neither the Connecticut Judicial Branch nor the Commission on Minimum Continuing Legal Education approve or accredit CLE providers or activities. It is the opinion of NBI, Inc. that this activity qualifies for up to 6.0 hours toward your annual CLE requirement in Connecticut, including 0.0 hour(s) of ethics/professionalism.
including - Areas of Professional Practice: 7.00
This course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 7.0 credit hours. 7.0 hours can be applied to the Areas of Professional Practice requirement. This live format program is appropriate for experienced attorneys.
“The use of this seal is not an endorsement by HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.” This program has been approved for 6.0 recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HRCI homepage at www.hrci.org.
NBI, Inc. is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. NBI, Inc. is authorized by IACET to offer 0.60 CEUs for this program. At the end of the program, participants must complete a self-assessment in order to receive credit. 100% attendance is required. (Provider #1004558)
Upon completion of this course, attendees should be able to: 1. Explain the latest developments in state employment laws. 2. List the most effective tactics that prevent off-the-clock claims by employees. 3. Identify two best practices for drafting policies for medical leave. 4. Describe two triggers to initiate internal investigations of employee misconduct. 5. Stay up to date on the latest NLRB decisions that affect both union and non-union employers. 6. Describe a practical strategy for responding to EEOC and state agency charges. 7. State what types of electronic discovery are allowed during the litigation process.
NBI, Inc. is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for 6.0 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.
CHRISTOPHER L. BRIGHAM is a shareholder at Updike, Kelly & Spellacy P.C., and chairman of the employment practices group. Mr. Brigham focuses his practice on representing and counseling schools and businesses with respect to workplace and employment law issues. He defends clients in a wide variety of employment claims in both federal and state court. Mr. Brigham also represents and counsels clients on matters before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, the Department of Labor, and the Workers’ Compensation Commission. Mr. Brigham counsels clients about issues facing employers during all stages of the employment relationship and conducts human resource audits to ensure compliance with the most recent state and federal laws. He also conducts internal investigations involving all forms of workplace disputes and claims of discrimination, sexual misconduct and/or harassment. Mr. Brigham also conducts Title IX investigations at the college and university level. He earned his B.A. degree from Middlebury College and his J.D. degree from Vermont Law School.
GLENN A. DUHL is a principal in Zangari Cohn Cuthbertson Duhl & Grello P.C., representing management in employment law and litigation. He is an aggressive, experienced litigator who zealously represents his clients in trials before federal and state court judges, juries, administrative, and arbitration proceedings. Representative matters include breach of contract, wrongful termination, discrimination, defamation, trade secret misappropriation, restrictive covenants, wage and hour, harassment, and class action defense. Mr. Duhl also advises clients on litigation-avoidance strategies and techniques in complex and highly sensitive disputes. He was chosen for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, selected by his peers as a Connecticut and New England Super Lawyer in the areas of employment litigation defense, employment and labor law, and civil litigation defense, and earned an Avvo Rating of 10.0 out of 10.0. For the following ABA - Bloomberg/BNA publications, Mr. Duhl is the Connecticut chapter author of Wage and Hour Laws - A State-by-State Survey, associate editor of Age Discrimination in Employment Law, contributing author of The Fair Labor Standards Act, The Family and Medical Leave Act, and Tortious Interference in the Employment Context. Mr. Duhl frequently speaks on various employment law and litigation topics. He previously served as an adjunct professor in moot court and trial advocacy at UCONN Law School, and taught advanced employment law at the University of Hartford. Mr. Duhl is licensed in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts and Louisiana. He earned his B.A. degree from Wesleyan University and his J.D. degree from Tulane Law School.
WILLIAM MADSEN is a partner with Madsen, Prestley & Parenteau LLC, where he practices employment-related claims, including wrongful discharge; whistle blower retaliation; family and medical leave; disability accommodation; freedom of speech; wage and hour; breach of contract; violation of public policy; discrimination on the basis of age, race, sex, disability, and national origin; and in the area of class action litigation. He is licensed to practice law before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, as well as the state and federal courts of Connecticut and Maine. Mr. Madsen graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Yale Divinity School and Vermont Law School, where he earned his law degree.
ROBERT D. NOONAN is an attorney and founder of Robert Noonan and Associates. Prior to joining the firm, he served as vice president and counsel for the Connecticut Business and Industry Association. In that capacity, Mr. Noonan was responsible for advising association members of the latest developments in workplace law and HR issues. In addition, his professional experience includes 20 years in human resources management with Pitney Bowes Inc and the Napier Co, an international manufacturing company. He is on the executive committee of the Employment Section of the Connecticut Bar Association, a trustee of Gibbs College, and a faculty member of St. Joseph’s College and the University of Hartford. Mr. Noonan is admitted to practice before the Connecticut superior courts and the federal district courts. He earned two master‘s degrees and his J.D. degree from the University of Connecticut School of Law.
JOSHUA J. WYATT is an associate in Wiggin and Dana's Labor, Employment, and Benefits Department. His practice is focused on defending employers against claims of discrimination in state and federal courts, as well as a variety of administrative agencies, including the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities. Mr. Wyatt also represents employers in litigation regarding the enforcement of restrictive covenants. He regularly prepares and advises clients regarding employee handbooks, personnel policies and practices; implementation and enforcement of restrictive covenants; offer letters and separation agreements; employment agreements; and other employment related documents. Mr. Wyatt has also represented employers in connection with unfair labor practice claims and served as lead negotiator in collective bargaining. He has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in the field of employment and labor. He earned his B.A. degree in from Gettysburg College and his J.D. degree from Western New England College School of Law, where he was awarded the CALI Award for Public Sector Labor Law. Mr. Wyatt is admitted to the Connecticut Bar Association, the U.S. District Court (District of Connecticut), and the U.S. District Court (Southern District of New York).
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