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Mental Health FMLA and ADA Issues: Preventing and Defending Claims
Covered Mental Health Concerns, Reasonable Accommodations, and Modern Trial Approaches
September 22, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will equip employment counsel with the tools to address current and emerging issues related to the increased focus on mental health in the post-pandemic workplace. Employees with mental health concerns can pursue remedies under the ADA and the FMLA. Therefore, counsel must understand... Read More

Litigating LGBTQ Employment Discrimination and Harassment Claims: Title VII, EEOC, and Sta...
July 14, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will advise employment counsel on the major issues related to LGBTQ employment discrimination and harassment claims. The panel will examine the latest court activity and key rulings involving claims of sexual orientation and gender identity, including denial of spousal benefits to tr... Read More

Biometric Privacy Act and Employment Class Actions in 2021: Recent Decisions on Damages an...
July 7, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide employment counsel with an update on recent decisions in class actions filed based upon the Illinois Biometric Privacy Act (BIPA). The panel will advise on the current status of BIPA claims in Illinois, potential defenses, insurance coverage, what damages plaintiffs may... Read More

Employment Claims Under the Private Attorneys General Act: Standing, Representative Action...
June 30, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will advise employment counsel on claims under California's Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA). The panel will discuss the reach and limitations of representative claims brought under PAGA, including: violations giving rise to PAGA claims, an employee's standing and representative... Read More

Employment Litigation Under the FFCRA: Leave Claims and Employment Rights
Establishing Standards for Safe Working Environment, Retaliation, and Discrimination Claim...
March 31, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide employment counsel with focus on the recent decisions by federal courts on claims brought under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The panel will address the standards for preliminary injunctions and motions practice for employment claims related to all... Read More

Equal Pay Litigation: Recent EEOC Decisions, Salary History Bans, Privilege, Employment Ve...
March 17, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide employment counsel with practical advice on litigation trends in federal and state equal pay laws, which have been on the rise and are anticipated to continue to do so under the Biden administration. The panel will discuss the proposed changes to the Equal Pay Act, inclu... Read More

ADA Accommodations for At-Risk Employees: EEOC Reasonableness Standard, Return to Work Pol...
January 27, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide employment counsel with advice on the current EEOC guidance related to reasonable accommodations required under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), particularly how to address requests from high-risk employees. The panel will address potential discrimination claim... Read More

Litigating Damages in Employer Discrimination and Retaliation Cases: Mitigating and Defend...
July 7, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide tips and tricks for employment litigators on how to defend against and mitigate damage awards in discrimination and retaliation lawsuits. The panel will discuss the recurring issues that arise during employment trials and the unique challenges in the current economic cli... Read More

Trying a Systemic Discrimination Case: Jury Selection, "Me Too" Evidence, Witnesses, Argum...
December 4, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will address the rapidly expanding scope of claims related to the EEOC's systemic discrimination initiative. This session is devoted to trying the systemic discrimination case. The two broad categories covered are the same as in every trial -- prevailing, or alternatively, preserving... Read More

Systemic Discrimination Pretrial Strategies: Guiding Principles for Discovery, Depositions...
October 10, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will address the rapidly expanding scope of claims related to the EEOC's systemic discrimination initiative. This session will be devoted to briefly defining the nature and scope of systemic discrimination claims and an in-depth analysis of pretrial issues: both legal issues as manif... Read More

Navigating the Mixed-Motive Causation Standard in Title VII, ADA and FMLA Claims
February 8, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide employment counsel with a review how the mixed-motive causation standard is being applied in discrimination and retaliation cases and discuss practical implications for Title VII, ADA and FMLA claims. Read More

Minimizing ADA Claims Over Employee Accommodation Requests for Leave, Telecommuting or Rea...
December 19, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance to employment counsel for minimizing and defending EEOC charges and lawsuits stemming from an employer's denial of an employee's request for a disability-based accommodation. The panel will discuss court rulings addressing employee requests for leaves of absence... Read More

Summary Judgment Motions in Employment Discrimination Cases: Procedural and Substantive St...
Pursuing or Defending Against Motions for Summary Judgment; Assessing Impact of Summary Ju...
April 27, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance to employment litigators for strategically pursuing or defending against summary judgment motions in employment discrimination cases. The panel will discuss considerations and best practices for drafting and arguing for or against summary judgment motions. The p... Read More

Mitigating Punitive Damages in Employment Retaliation and Discrimination Cases: Leveraging...
November 5, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will arm employment counsel with strategies for avoiding or mitigating punitive damages awards in retaliation and discrimination cases. Our seasoned panel of employment attorneys will examine recent court decisions awarding or upholding punitive damages awards and offer insights on p... Read More

Litigating Employment Retaliation Claims: Strategies for Defending EEOC Charges and Retali...
August 26, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will arm employment counsel with strategies for defending against retaliation claims, the most common type of charge filed with the EEOC. The panel will provide guidance in developing an overall effective litigation strategy based on lessons from recent court decisions regarding affi... Read More

Defending Against Damages in Employment Discrimination Cases
Calculating Front Pay Awards, Mitigating Emotional Distress and Punitive Damages
August 6, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance to employment litigators for defending against and mitigating damage awards in discrimination and retaliation lawsuits. The panel will discuss the recurring issues that arise in damages determinations in employment suits. Read More

Family Responsibility Discrimination: Defending Against Claims in an Uncertain Legal Frame...
Leveraging Defense Techniques in Litigation Over Failure to Provide Leave, Discrimination...
March 26, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance to employment counsel on defending against employee family responsibility discrimination claims based on a variety of federal laws. The panel will review defense techniques that have been effective despite the unpredictable, overlapping legal framework. Read More

California's New Procedure for Investigating and Litigating Employment Discrimination Clai...
Defending Complaints and Avoiding Liability: A Conversation With California's DFEH Directo...
December 9, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance to employment law attorneys for navigating California's newly expanded substantive and procedural laws for investigating and litigating employment discrimination claims. The panel will discuss best practices for avoiding liability and defending discrimination co... Read More

Litigating Employment Discrimination Claims: Filing in State vs. Federal Court
Evaluating Substantive and Procedural Advantages and Risks of Each Venue for Plaintiffs an...
July 31, 2013 CLE

This CLE course will guide employment litigators in determining whether to pursue or defend employment discrimination cases in state or federal court. The panel will discuss the advantages and risks for plaintiffs and defendants of litigating Title VII cases in each venue. Read More

Employment Discrimination Claims Based on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, or HIV Stat...
Navigating the Evolving Legal Landscape and Minimizing Exposure to Claims
May 29, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will help employment attorneys navigate uncertain and evolving state and federal laws affecting employers of lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) workers or those affected by HIV. The panel will discuss recent legal trends and best practices to comply with the law and minimiz... Read More

California's New Procedure for Investigating and Litigating Employment Discrimination Clai...
Best Practices to Defend Discrimination Complaints and Avoid Liability
March 12, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance to employment law attorneys for navigating California's newly expanded substantive and procedural laws for investigating and litigating employment discrimination claims. The panel will discuss best practices for avoiding liability and defending discrimination co... Read More