FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 02, 2019

Contact:
Oliver F. Hays
Phillips Lytle LLP
716-847-5444

PHILLIPS LYTLE LLP TO HOST LABOR & EMPLOYMENT LEGAL UPDATES SEMINAR IN ROCHESTER AND BUFFALO

Buffalo, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP will host Labor & Employment Legal Updates Seminars in Rochester and Buffalo. The events will be held at the Genesee Valley Club in Rochester on Tuesday, December 3rd, and at the firm’s Buffalo office located downtown at One Canalside on Wednesday, December 4th, from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Phillips Lytle attorneys will present a program designed to address recent changes to labor and employment laws that will have a significant impact on employers.

Topics include:

New York State Human Rights Law Update
Presented By: Phillips Lytle LLP Partner Linda T. Prestegaard (Rochester)
Presented By: Phillips Lytle LLP Partner James R. Grasso (Buffalo)

Recent changes to New York State law have dramatically impacted the employment landscape for employers. Learn about the changes to the New York State Human Rights Law lowering the standard for a hostile work environment, changes to equal pay requirements, changes to employees’ right to paid time off to vote and more, as well as strategies for how to best position your organization in response to these changes.

Marijuana in the Workplace
Presented By: Phillips Lytle LLP Partner and Labor & Employment Practice Leader Kevin J. Mulvehill (Rochester)
Presented By: Phillips Lytle LLP Partner James D. Donathen (Buffalo)

Due to the legalization of medical marijuana, and decriminalization of possession of marijuana in New York State, a number of issues and questions have been raised by employers on how to handle a variety of situations. This presentation will take you through the latest updates and information employers need to know.

Phillips Lytle LLP is a premier regional law firm that is recognized nationally for its legal excellence. With offices in New York State, Washington, D.C., Cleveland, Ohio, and Canada, our attorneys serve a multinational client base including FORTUNE 1000 companies, global and regional financial institutions, not-for-profit organizations, middle market companies, startups, entrepreneurs and individuals on important matters affecting their businesses and personal wealth. For more information, visit www.phillipslytle.com.

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