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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 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.
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.