Washington MCLE - Employment Law Courses
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Understanding Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: How the Law Created Inequity
Efforts to equalize opportunity are often encapsulated by the words “diversity, equity and inclusion”. The need and purpose for DEI requires an understanding of how inequality is embedded into the law. This CLE course will explain the many laws and judicial pronouncements that have made inequality the law. The course will present some of the more seminal cases, some taught as early as grade school and some virtually unknown – in order to shed light on claims of inequity and the efforts... More Info$341Equity Credit
The Biggest Cybersecurity Threat of All - Human Behavior: How to Build a Security First Culture to Protect Your Law Firm
The most vulnerable part of your firm’s security is not in your technology, it’s in your employees. The vast majority of cyber breaches are due to human behavior, which poses the biggest risks to your cybersecurity. This CLE course will explain how to address that threat through training and education, employing strategies to ensure a security-first culture and survive in the face of cyberattacks. More Info$291Law & Legal Proc.
Distinguishing Between Employers and Contractors in Light of the New DOL Guidelines
The world of commerce has a new star – the gig economy. This area grew tremendously during the pandemic lockdown, as delivery services became a necessity. Those employed in this economy, from well-known names such as Lyft, Uber, Grubhub and Doordash, as well as countless others all share one element – they pick and choose workplace location. But how to define these employees? Are they independent contractors or “remote” employees? There is a case to be made for each and the Department... More Info$291Law & Legal Proc.
The Highs and Lows of Cannabis Land Use Regulations
Weed is now legal in 21 states, with more than 155 million Americans able to legally possess marijuana. However, it remains classified as a Schedule I drug on the Controlled Substances Act, which is the same category as heroin, meaning it can disqualify someone from entering the U.S. military or for applying for a security clearance. Even those cannabis businesses operating in state-legal markets struggle to fund their start-up costs because they are restricted from opening bank accounts or ge... More Info$291.25Law & Legal Proc.
The Basics of Negotiating Employment Contracts and Separation Agreements
Offering a comprehensive overview of employment contract and separation agreement negotiations, this CLE course will explain negotiation terms and approaches as well as tips and strategies for employers and employees. The course will review the constantly evolving rules and regulations which govern the workplace as well as the increase in clauses covered in these contracts. Terms, strategies and methodologies of negotiation will all be presented. More Info$291Law & Legal Proc.
Hot Topics and Trends in Employment Law
Presenting updates from the dynamic and constantly evolving area of nation-wide employment laws and EPL trends, this CLE course will review the past year’s most important developments as well as new legislation and trends that will impact employment law in the years to come. The course will address the interplay between the FMLA, ADA, and OSHA as they relate to COVID claims, the “me too” period’s impact on confidentiality clauses, laws pertaining to medical marijuana and accommodation... More Info$291.25Law & Legal Proc.
Don’t Get Caught Without A Contractor’s License: The Downfalls and Damages of Working Without a License
Violating license requirements can have serious consequences for contractors. The penalties tend to be severe and do not allow for equitable remedies. This CLE course will offer a basic overview of the rules in California and explain the consequences for contractors operating without one. The course will review the purpose of the licensing laws and how they are applied to contractors and those who perform construction services as well as exemptions to applicability. Recent case law c... More Info$291.25Law & Legal Proc.
Labor and Employment Law Update: What’s New and What’s Next
This informative CLE course will present updates and developments to both New York State and Federal labor and employment laws. The course will address the latest requirements resulting from COVID, as well as unemployment insurance related to 1099’s, discrimination, sick leave, updates to hour and wage laws, workers’ compensation issues, electronic monitoring, non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, arbitration agreements and other tips and strategies for navigating these complexi... More Info$291Law & Legal Proc.
Preventing Your Worst Tech Nightmare: Protecting Your Firm and Clients from Cybercriminals
Cyberattacks are on the rise and everyone is at risk. This CLE course will present a comprehensive plan for preventing cyberattacks and protecting your firm’s technology. The course will cover everything from an attorney’s ethical obligations with regards to technological competence to the cybersecurity myths that can invite harm. You will receive practical, concrete strategies to secure your practice against cybercrime as well as the leadership skills to create a culture of security-f... More Info$291Law & Legal Proc.
Staying Safe and Sound: Maintaining a Realistic Work/Life Balance in Uncertain Times
With messages about COVID-related issues still flooding your inbox, broadcast on tv and argued over on social media, you are at an increased likelihood for anxiety, stress, fear, and negative thoughts. Amongst the many concerns are concerns about being in crowds, whether to get another vaccine booster, fears about the health of your family and how you will manage the future in the “new normal”. Recent studies indicate a dramatic increase amongst those in the legal profession of impairm... More Info$341Ethics Credit