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Medical and Recreational Cannabis and the Workplace: Drug Testing, Determining Impairment,...
Safety-Sensitive Positions, Workers Compensation, and Proposed Federal Legislation
October 5, 2021 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE course will advise employment counsel on the issues around medical and recreational cannabis use and legalization. The panel will address drug testing issues and potential discrimination claims related to safety-sensitive positions or medical marijuana cardholders. The panel will discuss th... Read More

Return to the Workplace Employment Policies: Masking, Distancing, and Vaccine Requirements
EEOC and OSHA Guidance, State and Local Regulations
November 3, 2021 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE course will focus on the employment issues related to the current reopening of the economy, the increased transmission of the COVID-19 virus via the Delta variant, and return to workplace policies. The panelist will address the legal issues of implementing a vaccine requirement, employee co... Read More

Racial Diversity and Employment Policies: Enforcement of First Amendment, Title VII, the N...
Anti-Discrimination Policies, Restrictions on Activities Outside Employment and Social Med...
December 1, 2021 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE course will provide employment counsel with guidance on how to best create a safe and supportive work environment for Black employees, employees of color, and other minority employees and to address the demands of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement by changing company policies and practi... Read More

Long COVID and Employment Regulations: ADA, FMLA, State and Local Law Implications
August 25, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine how planning how to safely return their workforce to the office and implementing reopening policies should address employees with "long COVID" and other continuing COVID-19 psychological and physical complications. The panel will address if these employees may be covered... Read More

Updating Employee Handbook Policies in 2021: OSHA Compliance, Privacy, High-Risk Employees...
August 19, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will address the rapidly changing current employment environment and updating employee handbooks to reflect the developing situation in the workplace. Legal restrictions and concerns at the federal, state, and local levels may affect employers' potential liability and response to nee... Read More

2021 OSHA Policies and Audits: Mitigating Risks, Increased Enforcement, General Duty Claus...
June 23, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will advise employment counsel on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) current focus and the enforcement actions and increased audits under the Biden administration. The panel will discuss the National Emphasis Program (NEP) programs to protect employees in high... Read More

COVID-19 and Return to Work Policies: Vaccination Requirements, Leave Requests, Workers' C...
April 13, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine the current employment issues related to return to work policies and the COVID-19 pandemic. The panel will address the potential of vaccination requirements, leave requests, ADA accommodations, and workers' compensation issues affecting their current workforce. The progr... Read More

Employee Handbook Best Practices in 2021 and Beyond
Social Media Policies, Leave Practices, Whistleblower Protections, Arbitration Provisions,...
March 10, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide counsel on drafting or revising an employee handbook. Many topics contained in employee handbooks--such as arbitration, social media, and whistleblower protection--have been the subject of recent regulatory and judicial developments, as well as the need to account for chan... Read More

Diversity Initiatives and Benevolent Employment Discrimination: Mitigating Claims for Well...
February 3, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide employment counsel with advice on instituting policies that balance the divide created by current protests, social justice, police reform, and political divides. The panel will address how to address these delicate topics to support diversity without requiring employee a... Read More

Workplace and Benefit Plan Regulations: Responding to the Pandemic
Compensation, FMLA, OSHA, Workers' Comp, USERRA, and Other Employer Considerations to Miti...
December 3, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will discuss issues in employment law and crisis management in light of the novel coronavirus outbreak and assist in planning for pandemics or other disasters that may impact the workplace. The panel will address how to approach compensation for exempt and non-exempt employees, Famil... Read More

Departing Employees: A Checklist for Employment Counsel
Communication Between Employer-Employee, Return of Property, Restrictive Covenants, Social...
October 14, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide employment counsel through the legal issues that arise when an employee departs, whether voluntary or involuntary. The program will provide practical procedures and actionable items to mitigate risk for the company--or for plaintiff counsel to show wrongful termination or... Read More

Returning to Work Post-Quarantine: Employment Issues and Compliance
Social Distancing, Health Reporting, FLSA, Attendance, ADA Accommodations
May 26, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will focus on the employment issues related to the reopening of businesses following shelter-in-place orders. The panel will discuss topics related to in-office social distancing and how to address wellness concerns and ADA accommodations while addressing attendance and performance c... Read More

Employer Policies and Medical Cannabis in a Changing Legislative Environment
Avoiding ADA Liability, Applying Workers' Comp Laws, Amending Drug Policies
May 19, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will address how employers can craft enforceable workplace drug policies and maintain random drug-testing procedures and post-accident drug-testing protocols as typically required by insurers in today's landscape of state cannabis legalization. The panel will delve into the legal pit... Read More

Workplace Violence Law: Minimizing Claims and Complying With Regulations Under Federal and...
February 25, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course 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 fro... Read More

Political Activities in the Workplace: Employer Policies, Employee Complaints
Requiring Donations, Restricting Speech, and Other Campaigning and Fundraising Issues
August 14, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide counsel on the panoply of legal issues arising out of political activities in the workplace and provide tools to avoid workplace disruption and liability. The panel will address matters from simple (time off to vote) to quite complex, such as what level of political discou... Read More

Public Employee Rights: Hiring, Discipline, Termination, Speech and Interrogation
July 31, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will give employment lawyers guidance on the wide array of issues in the public employment sector. Because government action is present in the public employer/public employee relationship, the employees have different rights and the employers have different duties. Read More

Reconciling Overlapping Local, State and Federal Employment Laws
Paid Sick and Family Leave, Minimum Wage, Maternity Considerations, Fair Work Week, and Mo...
March 20, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide employment counsel and employers on how to navigate the overlapping (and sometimes conflicting) local, state and federal employment laws. The panel will focus on trending areas of law such as paid sick and family leave, minimum wage laws, maternity considerations, and a fa... Read More

Preparing for ICE Workplace Investigations: Complying With Increased I-9 Enforcement
November 13, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide counsel and employers on I-9 compliance in anticipation of worksite inspections and audits. This program will discuss best practices to proactively avoid government action and strategies to minimize business disruption if the government targets your business for investigat... Read More

New NLRB Guidance on Employee Handbooks: Complying With New Rules After the Boeing Decisio...
September 5, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will discuss the recent GC memorandum, delve into the three categories of handbook rules outlined in Boeing, and discuss the practical application of the Boeing standard when evaluating workplace policies. Read More

Internal Investigations of Employee Complaints and Misconduct: Avoiding Costly Missteps
December 6, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will prepare employment attorneys to counsel clients on legal and practical approaches to planning, conducting and documenting internal investigations of employee complaints and suspected employee misconduct. The panel will provide guidance on how to properly and effectively conduct... Read More

Creating and Maintaining Legally Compliant Job Descriptions: Avoiding Missteps Under the F...
May 25, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance to employment counsel for preparing and maintaining job descriptions that help employers avoid or minimize liability exposure. The panel will discuss key areas of risk for employers with regard to position descriptions and explain how well-written and accurate j... Read More

Employer Immigration Compliance in an Era of Heightened Enforcement and Increased Criminal...
Strategies for Managing Risk, Ensuring I-9 Compliance, Responding to ICE Notices of Inspec...
September 16, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will prepare counsel to employers to meet Form I-9 requirements in the face of a sharp increase in both U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) audits and criminal investigations targeting worksite immigration compliance. The panel will outline their perspectives on how counse... Read More

Sick Leave Compliance: Reconciling Overlapping Laws for Multi-State Employers
Navigating Eligibility, Accrual, Recording and Discipline Requirements
January 7, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance to employment counsel for efficiently navigating the maze of laws governing sick leave. The panel will review appropriate eligibility and accrual policies, how to reconcile overlapping requirements, discipline issues, and more. Read More

Workplace Data Breach Challenges: Navigating Notification Requirements, Employee Monitorin...
Structuring Policies to Prevent and Respond to Leaks of Sensitive, Regulated or Proprietar...
July 30, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will equip employment counsel with the practical techniques to confront potential liability and risks due to workplace data breaches. Hear from experienced panelists as they discuss recent notification requirements, employee monitoring challenges, and best practices for structuring p... Read More

Pre-Employment Background Screening Under 2014 EEOC Guidance and Intense Scrutiny
Structuring Policies to Comply With Title VII, Fair Credit Reporting Act and State Laws
July 23, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance to employment counsel on the legal pitfalls of pre-employment background checks. The panel will prepare practitioners to counsel employers on how to structure hiring policies and procedures that minimize liability exposure. Read More

Employment Record Retention and Destruction: Guidance for Employment Counsel
Implementing Document Management Policies to Mitigate Risk, Reduce Costs and Minimize Disc...
May 8, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will discuss effective document retention and destruction policies for employers and employment counsel. The panel will also explain strategies for producing employment documents during employment litigation, including meeting e-discovery requirements. Read More

Investigating and Documenting Employee Misconduct: Guidance for Employment Counsel
Minimizing Exposure to Wrongful Discharge, Discrimination and Retaliation Claims
April 23, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide legal and practical guidance for employment attorneys on investigating and documenting reports of employee misconduct. The panel will address who should perform the investigation, tips for conducting a thorough investigation, and techniques for properly documenting the i... Read More