JSAHR Legal Seminar Via Webinar April 14 – Employment Law Updates

Posted on March 24, 2022 By

The Jersey Shore Association for Human Resources (JSAHR) is hosting a half-day legal interactive Webinar sponsored and presented by the employment law firm of Jackson Lewis on April 14 from 8:15 a.m. to Noon. The seminar will cover critical issues facing employers today, and present strategies and solutions.

The seminar led by attorneys Luke Breslin, Bianca Olivadoti, Pooja Bhutani, and Darran St. Ange will provide the latest information on employment issues impacting organizations on a federal and state level. The presentation will include discussion on the New Jersey Equal Pay Act, including related claims, decisions, developments; review of COVID-19 related litigation and decisions; review of other noteworthy litigation and decisions; discussion of the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021, and related issues pertaining to arbitration agreements; discussion regarding Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in the Workplace; discussion of proposed Build Back Better Act; and discussion of Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act (CROWN Act) and its relation to recent amendments to NJ LAD.

The registration fee is $20 for JSAHR members; $40 for non-members; and free for students and those in-transition. Register online at jsahr.shrm.org/events or email Christine Higgins at admin@jsahr.org or call JSAHR at 732-701-7155. Prepaid registrants will receive a webinar link.

This program is pending approval for 3.0 SHRM PDC (Professional Development Credits) recertification credit and 3.0 HRCI (Human Resource Certification Institute) General recertification credit.

About the Jackson Lewis Speakers: Luke P. Breslin is a Principal in the Berkeley Heights, N.J., and Monmouth County offices. He represents employers in workplace law matters in federal and state courts, and administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the New Jersey Division of Civil Rights. Bianca M. Olivadoti is an Associate in the Berkeley Heights, N.J. office. Olivadoti regularly litigates a wide range of employment matters, including cases involving discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, as well as cases involving compliance with federal and state regulations on pay equity and employee leave. Pooja Bhutani is an Associate in the Monmouth County office. Bhutani represents employers in a wide range of litigation issues, including discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliation, and wage and hour matters in state and federal courts, and administrative agencies. Darran E. St. Ange is an Associate in the Berkeley Heights, N.J. office. St. Ange focuses his practice on representing employers in workplace law matters, including preventive advice and counseling, litigation, and administrative matters.

About Jackson Lewis, P.C.: Jackson Lewis P.C. is among the largest firms in the country dedicated to representing management in labor, employment and benefits law, and related litigation. With 58 offices across the country, the firm has both a national perspective and 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 before the NLRB, OSHA, and other federal and state agencies.