Employers often overlook the legal requirements and intricacies involved with hiring and onboarding new employees. There are myriad laws in New York State and New York City that cover these processes and impose certain restrictions on employers.
In this course, Tannenbaum Helpern employment attorneys and partners, Andrew W. Singer and Jason B. Klimpl, will discuss best practices for mitigating the risks of unlawful discrimination claims during the hiring process and compliance with applicable legal requirements when integrating new employees into a company. Andrew and Jason will address what information employers should not seek or obtain from prospective employees; certain rules with respect to background checks; the forms that must be completed and the requirements when onboarding a new employee, and more.
Andrew W. Singer leads Tannenbaum Helpern's Employment Law Practice Group, which offers a full spectrum of legal services from everyday counseling to complex employment litigation. With extensive experience in all aspects of employment law, he regularly advises companies with various human resource and compliance issues:
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Andrew has been selected for inclusion in New York Super Lawyers for 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.
Jason is a partner in the Employment Law Group of Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt LLP. In this capacity, he advises clients on a broad range of employment law matters, such as wage and hour compliance; healthcare; equal opportunity actions and policies; employment agreements and restrictive covenants; independent contractor and consulting issues, reductions in force; technology and privacy concerns; and other human resources counseling.
Jason is also the Associate General Counsel of the New York Staffing Association, and is heavily involved in legal and legislative efforts to support the staffing industry.
Jason has written numerous employment law articles and is a contributing faculty member of both Lawline and the National Academy of Continuing Legal Education. Jason is also a member of the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce’s Speakers Bureau and Help Desk.
Awarded Martindale-Hubbell “Preeminent” peer review rating.
Named 2013 -2019 New York Super Lawyer (Rising Star).
Finally, the New York Enterprise Report named Jason the winner of the 2012 Best Attorneys and Accountants “Rising Star Attorney” category.
I now work in an operational role in People Operations/HR, so this was very helpful. I have a short list of items to check in with my team with to ensure that we're in compliance with the law.
Excellent speakers; mastered their subject and offered great examples. Thank you.
Fantastic delivery and practical tips. Very helpful!