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Understanding Employment Law 2017

Released on: Apr. 21, 2017
Running Time: 06:41:24

Whether you are new to the field, seeking a quick refresher, or if your law practice only touches upon employment law issues, this jam-packed employment law primer is designed for you.  An expert faculty will lead you through the major statutes, regulations and case law governing the employer/employee relationship and offer practical pointers ranging from hiring to firing and everything in between. In addition, the program will address certain key concepts of the law under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).

You will learn:

  • Review the latest developments under the major employment law statutes and regulations, (e.g. Title VII, FLSA, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, WARN Act, OFCCP, and GINA) and discuss potential changes that will impact the workplace.
  • Identify the agencies responsible for regulating the workplace and recent enforcement trends and initiatives.
  • Understand common sources of discrimination in the workplace and best practices for preventing them
  • Learn how to define the employer/employee relationship:employees vs. independent contractors, temporary and leased employees and explore joint employment issues
  • Explore the most common wage/hour concerns and litigation trends
  • Get the latest guidance on leaves of absence, including FMLA, ADA, military and other leave requests
  • Hear highlights of the law under the NLRA and developments in the union and non-union workplaces
  • Learn about key ethical considerations in the practice of labor and employment law

Special Feature:

• Earn up to one full hour of Ethics credit

Credits Offered:

• CLE, CPD and HRCI HR Recertification

This program is designed for attorneys and human resources professionals at all levels, including those who are new to the employment law arena or seeking a refresher.

Lecture Topics [Total time 06:41:24]

Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program.


  • Opening Remarks and Introduction* [00:05:13]
    Jill L. Rosenberg
  • Discrimination Law Basics [01:34:35]
    Raechel L. Adams, Theodore O. Rogers, Jr., Robert S. Whitman
  • Labor Law Nuts and Bolts [01:00:16]
    Allyson L. Belovin, David M. Wirtz
  • Retaliation and Whistleblower Claims [00:59:47]
    Louis P. DiLorenzo, Jordan A. Thomas, Vicki R. Walcott-Edim
  • FLSA/Wage and Hour Update [01:00:29]
    Wendy C. Butler, Nicole A. Groves, Rachhana T. Srey
  • Interplay Among Leave Laws [01:01:01]
    Robert M. Hale, Valdi Licul
  • Conducting Ethical and Effective Workplace Investigations [01:00:03]
    Dylan S. Pollack, Jill L. Rosenberg, Laura S. Schnell

The purchase price of this Web Program includes the following articles from the Course Handbook available online:


  • COMPLETE COURSE HANDBOOK
  • Discrimination Law Basics (Substantive Outline) (January 23, 2017)
    Theodore O. Rogers, Raechel L. Adams, Robert S. Whitman
  • A (Very) Brief Overview of National Labor Relations Act Basics (January 10, 2016)
    Bruce R. Millman
  • Jonathan Ramsfelder, Joint and Single Employer Status under the NLRA
    Bruce R. Millman
  • Avoiding Liability for Retaliation Claims
    Christopher Dioguardi, Louis P. DiLorenzo
  • SEC Whistleblower Program Handbook
    Jordan A. Thomas
  • Interpretation of the SEC’s Whistleblower Rules Under Section 21F of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Release No. 34-75592, 17 C.F.R. Part 241 (August 4, 2015)
    Jordan A. Thomas
  • Jordan A. Thomas, The Limitations of Corporate Compliance, N.Y.L.J., November 7, 2011
    Jordan A. Thomas
  • Jordan A. Thomas & Tom Devine, Wall Street’s New Enforcers Aim to Muzzle Whistleblowers, N.Y. Times: Deal Book (July 21, 2014)
    Jordan A. Thomas
  • Lynn Stout & Jordan A. Thomas, Column: How Wall Street Creates Criminals (September 4, 2012) (publication version available at http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/news/opinion/forum/story/2012-09-04/wall-street-scandal-crim/57585822/1)
    Jordan A. Thomas
  • Richard Moberly, et al., De Facto Gag Clauses: The Legality of Employment Agreements That Undermine Dodd-Frank’s Whistleblower Provisions, 30 A.B.A. J. Lab. & Emp. L. 1, Ch.87 (Fall 2014)
    Jordan A. Thomas
  • Tammy Marzigliano & Jordan A. Thomas, Advocacy & Counsel for the SEC Whistleblower: A Primer for Employment Lawyers, 196 Daily Lab. Rep. (BNA) I-1 (October 11, 2011)
    Jordan A. Thomas
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 2016 Annual Report to Congress on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program
    Jordan A. Thomas
  • Ann Tenbrunsel & Jordan A. Thomas, The Street, The Bull and The Crisis: A Survey of the US & UK Financial Services Industry, Presented by the University of Notre Dame and Labaton Sucharow LLP (May 2015)
    Jordan A. Thomas
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Press Release, No. 2015-75, SEC Announces Award to Whistleblower in First Retaliation Case (April 28, 2015)
    Jordan A. Thomas
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Press Release, No. 2016-157, Company Paying Penalty for Violating Key Whistleblower Protection Rule (August 10, 2016)
    Jordan A. Thomas
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Press Release, No. 2016-164, Company Punished for Severance Agreements That Removed Financial Incentives for Whistleblowing (August 16, 2016)
    Jordan A. Thomas
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Press Release, No. 2016-196, SEC Charges Anheuser-Busch InBev With Violating FCPA and Whistleblower Protection Laws (September 28, 2016)
    Jordan A. Thomas
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Press Release, No. 2016-204, SEC: Casino-Gaming Company Retaliated Against Whistleblower (September 29, 2016)
    Jordan A. Thomas
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Press Release, No. 2014-118, SEC Charges Hedge Fund Adviser With Conducting Conflicted Transactions and Retaliating Against Whistleblower (June 16, 2014)
    Jordan A. Thomas
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Press Release, No. 2015-54, SEC: Companies Cannot Stifle Whistleblowers in Confidentiality Agreements (April 1, 2015)
    Jordan A. Thomas
  • Fair Labor Standards Act Basics and Wage-Hour Update (Substantive Outline) (January 20, 2017)
    Wendy C. Butler, Nicole A. Groves, Rachhana T. Srey
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act (January 20, 2017)
    Robert M. Hale
  • Interplay Among Leave Laws
    Valdi Licul
  • Ethical Issues in Internal Investigations (Substantive Outline) (January 23, 2017)
    Laura S. Schnell, Dylan S. Pollack, Jill L. Rosenberg

Presentation Material


  • Discrimination Law Basics
    Raechel L. Adams, Theodore O. Rogers, Jr., Robert S. Whitman
  • Labor Law Nuts and Bolts
    Allyson L. Belovin, David M. Wirtz
  • Retaliation and Whistleblower Claims
    Louis P. DiLorenzo, Jordan A. Thomas, Vicki R. Walcott-Edim
  • FLSA/Wage and Hour Update
    Wendy C. Butler, Nicole A. Groves, Rachhana T. Srey
  • Interplay Among Leave Laws
    Robert M. Hale, Valdi Licul
  • Conducting Ethical and Effective Workplace Investigations
    Dylan S. Pollack, Jill L. Rosenberg, Laura S. Schnell
Chairperson(s)
Jill L. Rosenberg ~ Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Speaker(s)
Raechel L. Adams ~ Supervisory Trial Attorney, New York District Office, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Allyson L. Belovin ~ Levy Ratner, P.C.
Wendy C. Butler ~ Jones Day
Louis P. DiLorenzo ~ Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC
Nicole A. Groves ~ Director, Senior Counsel, Avon
Robert M. Hale ~ Goodwin Procter LLP
Valdi Licul ~ Vladeck, Raskin & Clark, P.C.
Dylan S. Pollack ~ Director & Counsel, Employment Law Department, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC
Theodore O. Rogers, Jr. ~ Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Laura S. Schnell ~ Eisenberg & Schnell LLP
Rachhana T. Srey ~ Nichols Kaster, PLLP
Jordan A. Thomas ~ Labaton Sucharow LLP
Vicki R. Walcott-Edim ~ Vice President and Senior Counsel, Employment Law, Mastercard
Robert S. Whitman ~ Seyfarth Shaw LLP
David M. Wirtz ~ Littler Mendelson PC
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