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Brooklyn Breakfast Series: A Billy Joel-themed Workplace Law Experience

  • 19 Apr 2017
  • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • The Callahan Center at St. Francis College 180 Remsen Street, Brooklyn Heights, New York, 11201

Brooklyn Breakfast Series


A Billy Joel-themed Workplace Law Experience


New York State of Mind — The Rise in the New York Minimum Wage

  • Effect on current levels of employment
  • Preparing for the next increase
  • Penalties for non-compliance

The Stranger — Dealing with the NYC Fair Chance in Recruitment

  • Ensuring proper measures are taken to comply with the law (including with an employment application)
  • What steps must be taken if an employer wishes to take an adverse action against an applicant

She’s Always A Woman — Workplace Harassment Issues

  • Discussion of what is considered a petty slight/trivial inconvenience as opposed to conduct which is actionable
  • Best practices to minimize harassment claims and effectively investigate harassment complaints

Keeping The Faith — Religious Accommodation Issues For The NYC Employers

  • Overview of the NYC Workplace Religious Freedom Act
  • Discussion of reasonable accommodations versus undue hardships 

Movin’ Out — Effective Termination Techniques

  • Best practices for minimizing discrimination lawsuits
  • Termination notifications
  • Use of agreements and general releases


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