October 2016 Seminar: “2016 Hot Topics for NYS Employers” with featuring speakers from Littler Mendelson P.C.

When: Tuesday, October 18, 2016

About the Program:

Please join us to discuss new and expanding labor and employment laws affecting companies that do business in New York. Our discussion will provide employers with practical tips on how to respond to these developments in their day-to-day operations so as to avoid legal issues. This program will bring you the latest court, legislative, and regulatory activity that you need know including information regarding:

  • Meeting the challenges of the new white collar overtime exemption rules?
  • How many different “minimum wages” are there in New York?
  • How much is this new paid family leave going to cost me? And how will it interrupt my operations?
  • What is the proposed new persuader rule, and why should I care if our company is not being organized by a union?
  • The recently enacted New York Women’s Equality Act, which strengthens the New York Equal Pay Act and exposes employers to greater liability for equal pay violations, expands protection for victims of sexual harassment, provides for recovery of attorneys’ fees in employment discrimination cases, prohibits discrimination based on familial status, and requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to pregnant employees
  • New proposed regulations under the New York State Human Rights Law, prohibiting discrimination or harassment on the basis of gender identity, transgender status, or gender dysphoria

About the Speakers: 

Littler is the largest global employment and labor law practice with more than 1,000 attorneys in over 70 offices worldwide. Trent M. Sutton is the Office Managing Shareholder at Littler. Trent provides strategic advice and counsel to multinational employers on a wide range of international employment and compliance matters. Hinna Upal, an Associate at Littler, is experienced in matters involving complex business litigation, class action and regulatory issues and has worked extensively in federal and state court.

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