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Labor & Employment Law
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Approved for 1.5 Florida Bar CLE credits, 1.5 Georgia Bar CLE credits, 1.5 Wisconsin Bar CLE credits, & 1.5 California Bar MCLE credits.Benefits:
The recent softening of the economy has led to a significant increase in labor and employment disputes. Attend this teleconference and learn directly from three of the country's leading labor and employment practitioners about changes to federal and state labor laws. Our distinguished faculty have represented both management and employees. The seminar will cover numerous topics, including restrictive employment contracts, workplace violence, litigating employment disputes, sexual harassment, conducting employee training, workplace romance, designing employee manuals, and employment discrimination. This seminar will also benefit registered paralegals, human resources managers, corporate executives, and managerial professionals.Biography of Seminar Faculty:
1. Scott Silverman
has counseled management in all aspects of labor and employment for over 14 years. He practices at Akerman Senterfitt, where his extensive range of experience includes representation of employers in administrative proceedings, federal and state court litigation and arbitrations. Although he has handled the gamut of labor and employment issues in his career, Mr. Silverman's practice has emphasized labor management relations, employment discrimination, non-compete/trade secret, wage and hour, and workers' compensation retaliation claims. As a complement to his litigation practice, he advises employers on day-to-day employment issues and drafts manuals and contracts for his clients. Mr. Silverman frequently lectures and publishes on current developments in labor and employment law. He is Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Labor and Employment Law and has been recognized as a top attorney in Florida by Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA, Super Lawyers Magazine, Florida Monthly, and Tampa Bay Magazine.
Mr. Silverman is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law, is listed in Chambers USA for Florida Labor and Employment attorneys, has been in The Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers Magazine, ranked in Florida Monthly as one of Florida's "Top Lawyers," and rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Silverman has represented a union in proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board, successfully defended unfair labor practice proceeding before the National Labor Relations Board, successfully obtained court injunction against unlawful union activity, successfully defended multiple grievances for Walt Disney World Co., obtained an injunction with regard to violation of covenant not to compete, obtained an injunction for violations of trade secrets, and obtained jury verdicts in favor of employers accused of race discrimination.
2. April Boyer
practices in the areas of employment law and general commercial litigation. She is a Partner at K&L Gates, where she represents employers in state and federal courts, arbitrations and before administrative agencies in all areas of employment law. Ms. Boyer's employment law experience has enabled her to train and counsel employers on making day-to-day employment decisions, conducting internal investigations of discrimination, harassment and/or retaliation complaints, and complying with state and federal employment laws and regulations. Ms. Boyer also counsels and trains clients and attorneys on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance and has extensive experience in drafting and enforcing restrictive covenant agreements including non-compete provisions. She has been named as a Top Attorney in Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition, as a Super Lawyer, Employment & Labor practice area, as Legal Elite, Labor & Employment Law; Key Partners Award, Labor & Employment Law, and has been selected as a "Heavy Hitter" in Human Resources, as well as among the "Top Up and Coming Attorneys" for her central involvement in a case before the Supreme Court of the United States and experience with numerous jury trials, bench trials, arbitrations and evidentiary hearings. Ms. Boyer has lectured widely on labor and employment law, including on nationals forums like NBC's The Today Show.
3. Donna Ballman
has significant experience representing employees in labor dispute. Ms. Ballman has received many awards and honors from her peers in the legal profession, including being named as a member of Leading Attorneys, as voted by her peers. She has been a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum since 2006 and is listed in Who's Who in American Law. Ms. Ballman's AV-rated and has received the highest peer review rating under Martindale Hubbell's Peer Review Rating process. She has built a reputation as skilled and knowledgeable attorney in all of the aspects of labor and employment law. Ms. Ballman has represented employees in disputes involving employment discrimination, negotiation of severance agreements, employment litigation, non-compete agreements, alternative dispute resolution. Agenda: Scott Silverman on the Structure of Federal Labor Laws
1. New EEOC Guidance on Religious Discrimination
2. The "Bring Your Guns To Work" Law
3. Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act
4. ADA Amendments
5. Fair Pay Act
6. Domestic Violence Leave
7. Family and Medical Leave Act Amendments April Boyer on the Structure of Florida State Laws
1. Overview of Florida's Laws on Restrictive Covenants
2. Workplace policies and practices governing use of Social Networking Sites
3. Love Contracts Act
4. Ideas for Managing Workplace Romantic RelationshipsDonna Ballman on Non-compete Agreements in Florida
1. What does the future hold for labor and employment law?
2. How has the recession adversely affected the rights of employees?
3. What has been the most significant labor case of 2009?Question & Answer Session
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Approved for 1.5 Florida Bar CLE credits, 1.5 Georgia Bar CLE credits, 1.5 Wisconsin Bar CLE credits, & 1.5 California Bar MCLE credits.