KELLEY DRYE'S WORKING LUNCH WEBINAR SERIES
Tuesday, January 26, 2021 (9:30 AM - 10:30 AM) (PST)
Join Kelley Drye’s Labor and Employment team for the 2021 WORKing Lunch Series, which includes five webinars focused on the latest trends and developments in workplace law. Sign up, invite a colleague, grab your lunch and let’s take a deep dive into these timely employment topics.
Tuesday, January 26th at 12:30pm ET
Lawsuits & Laws In Vogue: What To Keep An Eye On In 2021 Emerging vaccines bring hope during the ongoing pandemic, but there’s little relief in sight for the upward trend in COVID-19-related lawsuits. Adding to that, employers still have to comply with existing employment laws and legislation, even when new COVID-19-related laws are the main focus. Join partners Barbara Hoey, Mark Konkel, and Kimberly Carter for a deep dive into COVID-19 litigation and legislative trends, including: Discrimination, retaliation, and COVID-19-related lawsuits Vaccine mandates and disputes New pay equity laws COVID-19 workplace reporting laws Remote work and return-to-the-office challenges Whistleblower claims And much more
Tuesday, March 2nd at 12:30pm ET
Employee Leave Laws: Managing the Intersection of FMLA, ADA, and FFCRA Complying with the ADA, FMLA and numerous new COVID-19 leave laws is a huge challenge for employers. More often than not, employers have to manage leave requests where two, or sometimes, all of these laws intersect. Whether it’s dealing with the employee for whom no accommodation is good enough, or the employee whose expertise seems to be avoiding work—we’ve seen it all. Join partner Barbara Hoey for a thorough review of the obligations under all of these laws, as well some practical advice for handling employee claims and implementation of necessary policies.
Tuesday, April 13th at 12:30pm ET
A Look Down the Road: Employment Laws Ahead To say that employers live in an era of change is a radical understatement. Join partners Barbara Hoey, Mark Konkel, and Kimberly Carter for a review of the pressing employment laws and issues that must be addressed by the new presidential administration and the impact of new legislation on how employers must manage their workforces from coast to coast.
Tuesday, May 18th at 12:30pm ET
Wage & Hour Laws: How To Avoid Common Pitfalls The DOL’s Wage and Hour Division recovered a record $322 million in wages owed to workers in 2019 and found, on average, $1,025 for each employee due back wages. As employers face employees become more informed about their rights, employers should also stay on top of the ever-changing federal and state wage and hour laws to avoid run-ins with the Department of Labor and state labor agencies. Join partners Mark Konkel and Kimberly Carter for a detailed review of today’s wage and hour laws and coverage of the most commonly made errors, including: Misclassifying Non-Exempt Employees As Exempt Failing To Recognize What Time is Compensable Misclassifying Employees As Independent Contractors Failing To Comply With Both State And Federal Wage And Hour Requirements
Tuesday, June 22nd at 12:30pm ET
Restrictive Covenants 101: NDAs, Non-Competes & Other Tools To Protect Your Company A company’s proprietary information and business relationships are critical to its success, but these assets can also walk out the door with any one key employee. Too few companies take a considered approach to protecting those assets. NDAs and noncompetes can help, but using them without a holistic strategy can be worse than using no protection at all. Join partner Mark Konkel team for a practical look at how to use—and not to use—restrictive covenants, and how to tailor them to your company’s unique needs.