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You are an experienced general corporate attorney, handling a variety of business law matters, and are also frequently called upon to draft employee policies and procedures on behalf of companies. Then one afternoon, you receive a phone call from the HR manager of an old client company. She tells you she has heard media reports that the New York City Council has passed mandatory paid sick leave legislation, and she wants to know how and whether it will impact her company. The company also intends to update its employee handbook in the near future. Accordingly, the HR manager needs practical information and sound advice on the new sick leave law on an expedited basis. What do you do?
Andrew W. Singer, Esq. and Jason B. Klimpl, Esq. of Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt LLP are intimately familiar with the New York City Earned Sick Time Act, having themselves contributed to the final version of the legislation. In this course, Andrew and Jason walk you through the legislation’s key requirements and how to enact compliant and business-savvy policies.
I. Help clients develop policies and procedures compliant with the New York City Earned Sick Time Act and its implementing regulations
II. Achieve an expedited handling of the HR manager’s inquiries regarding sick leave policies
III. Avoid undue expense and obtain quick resolutions
IV. Represent businesses and companies in implementing sound, practical and lawful leave policies
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 B. Klimpl is a partner in the firm's Employment, Staffing Law, and Corporate practice groups and Associate General Counsel to the New York Staffing Association. Jason advises clients on a broad range of employment matters, such as:
Equal opportunity actions and policies, including allegations and charges of discrimination or retaliation before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the New York State Division of Human Rights, the New York City Commission on Human Rights, and policies and respectful workplace training relating to disabilities, religious accommodations, sexual harassment, and all other forms of discrimination;
Employment agreements and restrictive covenants, including drafting and reviewing employment agreements and provisions relating to bonuses, draw and commission structures, non-solicitation, non-competition, and confidentiality;
Healthcare reform implementation, including affordability and minimum value requirements, employer coverage determinations, employee status reviews, filing and notice mandates, compliance penalties, and small business tax credits;
Independent contractor and consulting issues, including drafting and reviewing consulting agreements, performing independent contractor misclassification analyses, and responding to governmental audits;
Reductions in force, including the federal WARN Act and analogous state laws, protected group termination impact analyses, separation agreements and general releases, and COBRA;
Technology and privacy concerns, including drafting and reviewing online social media policies, technology and e-mail usage policies, federal and state workplace privacy laws, off-duty conduct laws, drug-testing, background and credit checks; and
Human resource and compliance counseling, including drafting and reviewing employee handbooks, job descriptions for overtime and ADA compliance, disability and family and medical leave compliance, vacation and PTO policies, military leave laws, meal and break requirements, jury duty and voting leave, and employment application issues.
In addition, Jason has prepared numerous articles and presentations on employment matters, such as:
Very good overview.
interesting topic and information provided that will assist in advising clients
This was very useful for my practice.
Excellent presentation of the materials.
This course was informative and useful.
Excellent. Full of practical information.
very useful program for NYC lawyers
I appreciate their inclusion of the coverage of domestic workers under paid sick leave laws and other worker protections.
I liked the Q&A format with two speakers.
well presented, organized format
An extremely informative program.
Great course. Very well presented
The speakers did a very good job with the background f the law and some of the subsequent clarifications provided by the City. They also had some very useful suggestion sand insights on potential issues, i.e.., domestic workers; carry over hours; retalia
particularly timely and useful
Very helpful and informative.
The multiple speaker format is good.
Topical and insightful
One of the best Lawline programs I have ever taken
Well Done & Informative
Good course. Interesting topic.
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