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Mitchell Boyarsky to Speak at Upcoming NJBIA Employment Seminar

Posted in Discrimination
Mitchell Boyarsky, a Director in the Gibbons Employment & Labor Law Department, will speak at the upcoming NJBIA Employment Seminar, "Workplace Harassment & Discrimination: Creating a Culture of Zero Tolerance," on Friday, May 10, 2013 at the Wilshire Grand. Mr. Boyarsky's panel, "Making Training Work," will discuss how to implement internal training programs to prevent harassement. Mr. Boyarsky will also provide insight into how to handle cases that occur when training fails or is neglected.… Continue Reading

Introducing the Gibbons Employment Academy Webinar Series

Posted in Policies/Handbooks
As highlighted in our January "Focus on Training in 2011" post, training programs directed to human resources and supervisory employees are a win-win for employers. Whether as a primer or refresher, a legal overview and update on current developments will enable decision-makers to work within the boundaries of the law and reduce costs associated with employee complaints and litigation. Although employees are entitled to various protections under the law, employers must feel that they are empowered to make decisions and manage their employees, from the hiring process through separation.… Continue Reading

Focus on Training in 2011

Posted in Policies/Handbooks
2011 should be the year in which all companies renew their commitment to training employees. Specifically, all employees should be trained on important company policies, such as the anti-harassment and discrimination policies, and human resources employees and supervisors should be trained on consistently problematic topics such as performance management, accommodating disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act and leaves under the Family and Medical Leave Act and similar state laws.… Continue Reading