Workplace Violence Law: Minimizing Claims and Complying With Regulations Under Federal and State Law
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will deepen the in-house counsel, general counsel and employment lawyer's understanding workplace violence and the complex web of state and federal laws and regulations designed to address the issue. Further, the panel will provide education and guidance on how to protect clients from exposure and employees from harm.
- Different types of workplace violence influencing employer duties
- Sources of duty and liability
- Preventative steps
- Response planning to minimize harm and damage
The panel will review these and other essential matters
- What is the scope of duties regarding workplace violence?
- What are the federal and state legal principles involved?
- What are the steps an employer must take to address the issue?
- What security training and outside resources should a responsible employer have as part of its operations?
Lindsey Conrad Kennedy
Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott
Ms. Kennedy helps employers navigate the labor and employment laws governing their relationships with their workforce.... | Read More
Ms. Kennedy helps employers navigate the labor and employment laws governing their relationships with their workforce. Whether she is counseling multi-state employers on leave of absence management, litigating a restrictive covenant case seeking emergency relief, investigating an internal #metoo complaint, or negotiating an executive employment agreement, she takes a proactive, business-minded approach to addressing these and other complex problems. Ms. Kennedy's experience includes both counseling and litigation under the major federal and state laws governing employment relationships. In addition to employment-related matters, she has also represented management in traditional labor matters.Close
Jay A. Zweig
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
Mr. Zweig represents private businesses, public corporations and governments in avoiding and resolving employment law... | Read More
Mr. Zweig represents private businesses, public corporations and governments in avoiding and resolving employment law disputes. He has more than 30 years’ experience in representing employers in matters related to human resources, preventing and defending lawsuits related to contracts and non-compete agreements, sexual harassment, discrimination, wage and hour law, whistleblower claims, class action, OSHA, and workers' comp bad faith issues. Mr. Zweig has been lead counsel in federal and state court trials for clients that range from start-up ventures and professional services firms to Fortune 100 companies. He devotes a significant portion of his practice to pro bono representation of indigent members of the community and non-profit organizations. Mr. Zweig provides sexual harassment prevention training at no charge to community non-profits that cannot afford such training.Close