3 Half-Days of Employment Mediation Training:
Tue., August 11, Wed., August 12 & Fri., August 14 from 9:30 AM — 2:30 PM
Program Co-sponsor: NYCLA's ADR Committee; Elan Weinreb, Christopher Fladgate, Co-Chairs, Nelson Timken, Vice-Chair
Planning Committee Grand Coordinators: Theo Cheng, ADR Office of Theo Cheng; Michael Starr, Michael Starr Mediation Services;
Planning Committee Segment Leads: Jess Bunshaft and Hon. Marilyn Genoa, Synergist Mediation; Amanda Fugazy, Ellenoff, Grossman & Schole LLP; Louis Pechman and Laura Rodriguez, Pechman Law Group, PLLC; Stephen Sonnenberg, JAMS; Robyn Weinstein, ADR Administrator, EDNY
Faculty: Marjorie E. Berman, Krantz & Berman; Vivian Berger, Mediator and Nash Professor of Law Emerita, Columbia University School of Law; Cynthia L. Boyce, Cynthia L. Boyce and Associates; Jess Bunshaft, Synergist Mediation; Theo Cheng, ADR Office of Theo Cheng; Jeanne M. Christensen, Wigdor LLP; David Colodny, Catholic Migration Services; Gianfranco J. Cuadra, Pechman Law Group, PLLC; Cyrus E. Dugger, The Dugger Law Firm, PLLC; Regina E. Faul, Phillips Nizer LLP; Tana Forrester, Kessler Matura P.C.; Amanda Fugazy, Ellenoff, Grossman & Schole LLP; Hon. Marilyn Genoa, Synergist Mediation; Cherelle I. Glimp, DLA Piper; Elizabeth Gorman, Milber Makris Plousadis & Seiden, LLP; Kristina T. Grimshaw, Florentino & Grimshaw LLC; Maria Hanford, Hanford Law Group; Chaumtoli Huq, CUNY School of Law; Garrett Kaske, Kessler Matura P.C.; Troy Kessler, Kessler Matura P.C.; Michael Kreitman, Macy’s; Tiffany Ma, Young & Ma, LLP; Marijana Matura, Kessler Matura P.C.; Patrick Michael McKenna, Arbitration and Mediation; Raymond Nardo,The Law Office of Raymond Nardo; Rick Ostrove, Leeds Brown Law, P.C.; Evan Parness, DLA Piper; Louis Pechman, Pechman Law Group, PLLC; Laura Rodriguez, Pechman Law Group, PLLC; Vivien B. Shelanski, JAMS; Stephen Sonnenberg, JAMS; Michael Starr, Michael Starr Mediation Services; Nelson Timken, Vice Chair, NYCLA’s ADR Committee; Noel P. Tripp, Jackson Lewis; Elan Weinreb, The Weinreb Law Firm, PLLC; Robyn Weinstein, ADR Administrator, EDNY; Ilan Weiser, Ellenoff, Grossman & Schole LLP; Michael D. Yim, Putney, Twombly, Hall & Hirson LLP; Giulio Zanolla, Zanolla Mediation
In recent years, we have seen a dramatic rise in Employment Law disputes, exacerbated recently by the COVID-19 pandemic, #MeToo Movement, a proliferation of wage and hour claims, among other reasons. To achieve a quicker, more cost effective resolution of the matters, we have also seen a substantial increase in the number of employment-related matters being resolved through mediation, often times with courts' encouragement.
This 3-Half Day training program will instruct you on the substantive information and techniques needed to manage and resolve employment-related disputes, taught by an All-Star faculty.
The program will cover the following areas:
— Anti-discrimination Statutes (Title VII, ADEA, EPA, NYC & NYS HRL; ADA; FMLA)
— Sexual Harassment and Gender
— Participant Perspectives: Employer; Employee; Mediator
— Mediation Cross-Cultural Competency Skills
— Damages, Remedies and Relief
— Overview of Fair Labor Standards Act
— Classification of Employees
— Virtual Mediation: Key Issues and Considerations
— Damages Calculations
— The Low Wage Worker Experience
— Practical Tips: Handling Emotions at the Mediation
— Mediation Agreements and Concluding the Case
— Tips on Mediating Wage and Hour Cases
— Tips on Impasse-Breaking in Employment and Wage & Hour Mediation
— Ethical Issues Arising in Employment and Wage & Hour Mediation
Register Early — Space is LIMITED
Public Sector/Non Profit Attorney- $75.00
Students (NO CLE)-$35.00
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