PAID SPECIAL COURSE ADDRESSING THE NEW EMPLOYMENT LAW THAT WILL GO INTO EFFECT OCTOBER 9, 2018
(The Nassau County Dental Society Designates This Activity for 3 CEU)
Friday, September 21, 2018
Check-In and Continental Breakfast 8:00 am
Lecture 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
NCDS Heaquarters, Lower Conference Level
"A Dentist's Guide to Avoiding Employment Law Liability"
INSTRUCTOR CURRICULUM VITAE
Christopher M. Valentino, Esq.
Mr. Christopher M. Valentino, Esq, Office Managing Principal for the Long Island Office for Jackson Lewis, P.C. has been brought in to serve as the instructor for this special course because of his expertise in representing companies in matters relating to traditional labor, equal employment opportunity, employment litigation and related matters.
In addition to his traditional labor expertise, Mr. Valentino also specializes in counseling employers on reductions-in-force, personnel decisions, the administration of employer policies and procedures, disability management in the workplace, restrictive covenants, substance abuse testing in the workplace, the development of employee handbooks, employment applications and related matters. Christopher Valentino has also conducted hundreds of management training seminars on topics including maintaining a union-free environment, avoiding litigation, avoiding discrimination and sexual harassment; effective management interviewing, documentation and evaluation skills; and, compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and FMLA.
EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES & GOALS
Navigating federal, state and local employment laws can be overwhelming. However, it is critical for all employers, of any size, to understand their legal obligations and how to minimize exposure to employment law liability.
As an employer, you are responsible for complying with federal and state wage and hour laws. Wage and hour claims typically arise when an employer fails to properly pay overtime, misclassifies exempt and nonexempt employees and independent contractors, or fails to provide required rest and meal periods.
Employers must also be mindful of their obligations under federal, state, and local anti-discrimination laws, including laws prohibiting sexual harassment in the workplace. There are steps employers can take to minimize their liability for harassment claims, including maintaining a robust policy against unlawful harassment with a clear complaint procedure for employees to invoke. This training will provide dentists with the basic tools to minimize their exposure to employment law liability while still operating a functional and efficient dental practice.
Training participants will have gained an understanding of:
1) Federal and state wage and hour laws
2) Federal and state sexual harassment laws
3) Lawful and effective strategies for managing employees.
This planned educational training program will include the use of a Keynote presentation, an overview of relevant employment laws, the distribution of a sexual harassment policy for New York employers, and a question and answer session.
CONFLICT OF INTEREST
SPONSORS TO DATE
All ADA Member Dentists $200
Non-Member Dentists and Guests $400
REGISTRATION, CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICY
Pre-registration is required for all courses; walk-ins are not permitted. Payment is due upon registration (where applicable). Refunds will be issued if we are notified within 24 hours prior to the event start time; credits for future courses will not be provided. The schedule is subject to change. For pricing, to register and to view our courses by month, click on the calendar tab at www.nassaudental.org. Please call us at 516-227-1112 if you have any questions about this lecture, questions about accessibility or to request an accomodation.
Jovanna Little, MS, CFRE, PHR, SHRM-CP
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