The Legal Aid Society's 2011-2012 CLE Pro Bono Training Program: Employment Law for Nonprofits and Small Businesses

  • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • By: The Legal Aid Society, O’Melveny & Myers LLP
  • O’Melveny & Myers LLP
  • Employment

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: Mark Robertson, Esq., Tony Dilello, Esq., and Sloane Giddon, Esq., O'Melveny & Myers LLP; Stephen Falla-Riff, Esq., Civil Practice

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 2011-2012 CLE Pro Bono Training Program [pdf].

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.