Sunday, January 11, 2015

January 22: NYC - Employment Law for Nonprofits and Small Businesses #MCLE

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; and 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.
Pre-registration required. Space is limited so register ASAP!
Employment Law for Nonprofits and Small Businesses
Part of The Legal Aid Society's CLE Pro Bono Training Program.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Registration 6:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Program: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Hosted by Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
1133 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036
Faculty Chairs: Nivitra Kelly, Esq., and members of Employment Law Group, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
2 credits total: 1.5 hours of professional practice/practice management and .5 hour skills. This program provides transitional credit for newly admitted attorneys
Training is without charge, but attorneys who attend are expected to undertake the pro bono representation of one or more Legal Aid Society clients over the course of the next year. Participants will be enrolled as members of the NYC Pro Bono Center. Participating Attorneys may attend any session, but space is limited and priority is given to law firms whose generosity makes this program possible and who partner with The Legal Aid Society to provide pro bono legal services to low-income New Yorkers. These seminars also are open to SecondActs attorneys transitioning from a full-time legal practice or have retired and wish to contribute their time and expertise on behalf of low-income New Yorkers.  See The Legal Aid Society Website  for more information.about it and its Pro Bono Practice.
The Legal Aid Society