Hot Issues in Employment Law – May Meeting of HR Group

Posted on April 30, 2014 By

What are the recent legislation and developments in employment law? David Islinger, and other attorneys from Jackson Lewis, LLP, one of the largest law firms in the country dedicated to representing management in labor, employment and benefits law, and related litigation, will present information about employment law developments on Thursday, May 8, 2014, at the Jersey Shore Association for Human Resources (JSAHR) meeting, 8:00 to 11:00 a.m., at Jumping Brook Country Club, 210 Jumping Brook Road, Neptune, NJ. (Please note: This meeting will end at 11:00 a.m., an extra hour at no additional charge.)

Topics will include National Labor Relations board policy issues that are applicable to union and non-union employees; new EEOC regulations regarding religious accommodations; social media and workplace issues; recent decisions under the Sarbanes Oxley Act and other retaliation statues, such as CEPA; and a question and answer session.

The registration fee for the May meeting, including a full buffet breakfast, is $30.00 for JSAHR members; $40.00 for nonmembers; $25.00 for those in-transition, and $10.00 for full-time students. This program is pending HRCI credits. To register, call Kathi Evans, JSAHR administrator, at 732-270-5204, or email

JSAHR is a Gold Excel award winner of SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management).

About the Speaker: DAVID G. ISLINGER is a partner in the firm of Jackson Lewis, LLP. He received his JD degree from George Washington University National Law Center in 1993 and joined Jackson Lewis in 1995. Islinger received a B.S. in Industrial & Labor Relations from Cornell University. He devotes his practice primarily to traditional labor law, training and counseling matters. He has extensive experience representing employers in representation cases and unfair labor practice proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board. Islinger also has represented employers in grievance and arbitration proceedings involving issues surrounding contract interpretation, wage issues and discipline and discharge. He has represented employers before federal and state government employment agencies, including the EEOC, the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, the U.S. Dept of Labor and the NJ Department of Labor.

Mr. Islinger regularly speaks to executives, managers, and supervisors on workplace issues, having provided training to thousands of managers and employees on all workplace issues including harassment and discrimination concerns, union avoidance and contract administration, disabilities management, and wage and hour law. Islinger is an editor of the New Jersey Wage and Hour Handbook – A Practice Guide for Small Business. He is admitted to practice in N.J. and is a member of the American Bar Association.

Jackson Lewis LLP is among the largest firms in the country dedicated to representing management in labor, employment and benefits law and related litigation. With twenty-seven offices across the country, the firm has both a national perspective and a keen understanding of the nuances of regional business environments. Jackson Lewis represents employers before state and federal courts on a wide range of issues including discrimination, wrongful discharge, retaliation, whistleblower, health, safety, wage/hour, pension and benefits. The firm’s attorneys negotiate collective bargaining agreements, participate in arbitration proceedings and represent union-free and unionized employers before the NLRB, OSHA, and other federal and state agencies.