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Michael Wietrzychowski Presents CLE Session: “Employment Law from A to Z in New Jersey”

On February 28, 2011 by Schnader

On February 8, 2011, Michael Wietrzychowski, vice chair of the Firm’s Labor & Employment Practices Group, presented “New Jersey State Employment Laws: The Hidden Nemeses,” as part of an accredited seminar series for Lorman Educational Services titled “Employment Law From A to Z.” Mr. Wietrzychowski’s presentation covered a variety of topics, including:

  • New Jersey’s Law Against Discrimination: what it is and how it differs from federal law;
  • New Jersey’s Family Leave Act: what it is and how it differs from federal law;
  • New Jersey’s Whistle-Blower Act: don’t punish the tattletale;
  • Workers’ Compensation Retaliation Law: what it is and how to discipline a klutz;
  • New Jersey Wage and Hour Laws: things you can – and cannot – do;
  • Other State Laws Lurking in the Workplace;
  • Nonstatutory Protections for New Jersey Employees: contracts, good faith and fair dealing, handbook claims, public policy protections and more.

The seminar – designed to address the needs of a variety of professionsals including human resource managers, operations managers, presidents, vice presidents, supervisors, managers, controllers, accountants and attorneys – taught attendees how to create compliant practices and bulletproof workplace policies using the most recent developments and latest techniques in employment and labor law.