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Employment Law for Nonprofits and Small Businesses

Thursday March 14 , 2013

  • By: The Legal Aid Society, O'Melveny & Myers LLP
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    O'Melveny & Myers LLP
    7 Times Square
    New York, NY
  • Contact:
    Rosemary Hare-Bey
    The Legal Aid Society
  • Website: www.legal-aid.org
  • Source: New York

This seminar provides an overview of best practices in employment law for counsel representing nonprofit organizations and low-income small businesses. These nonprofits and small businesses must adopt employment policies that are fair, understood by all employees, and that minimize disputes and litigation Topics covered will include: hiring and termination; employee evaluation and discipline; the proper classification of employees and independent contractors; wage and hour laws; and exempt versus nonexempt employees. Special issues involving nonprofit organizations will also be examined, including the proper use of volunteers and the payment of stipends.

Faculty Chairs: Natasha Waglow, Esq., and Matt Damm, Esq., O'Melveny & Myers LLP

CLE Credit: 2 credits total: 1.5 hours of professional practice/practice management and .5 hour skills. This program provides transitional credit for newly admitted attorneys.

Part of The Legal Aid Society's 2012-2013 CLE Pro Bono Training Program.

To see a full schedule or find training resources from trainings that have already taken place, please visit The Legal Aid Society's CLE Pro Bono Training Program portal page.

  • CLE Credit Comments: 2 credits total: 1.5 hours of professional practice/practice management and .5 hour skills. This program provides transitional credit for newly admitted attorneys.
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