FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 30, 2019

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

PHILLIPS LYTLE LLP TO HOST LABOR & EMPLOYMENT LAW SPRING SEMINAR AT ONE CANALSIDE OFFICE IN DOWNTOWN BUFFALO

Buffalo, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP will host a Labor & Employment Law Seminar at its Buffalo office located downtown at One Canalside. The event is offered in two sessions taking place on Tuesday, April 30th and Tuesday, May 7th from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Phillips Lytle attorneys will address some of the most pressing legal issues facing employers this season.

The Labor & Employment Law Spring Seminar is intended to provide an in-depth look at some of the legal issues facing employers today and is designed for human resource professionals, personnel managers, directors and managers of administration, in-house counsel, CEOs, COOs, and CFOs.

Topics include:                                                    

  • 2019 Labor & Employment Law Updates
    Presented by Phillips Lytle Partner James D. Donathen
    This presentation will provide an overview of recent changes to federal and state employment law, including arbitration considerations, wage and hour updates, and the current state of marijuana legislation.
  • FMLA and Paid Family Leave: Employee Eligibility & Employer Rights
    Presented by Phillips Lytle Partner James R. Grasso and Attorney Elizabeth A. Bove
    The interaction between the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and New York State Paid Family Leave (PFL) can be confusing for employers and employees alike. This presentation will provide insight into employee eligibility and the rights and obligations of employers under these programs.
  • Employee Expression – In and Outside the Workplace
    Presented by Phillips Lytle Partner Amanda L. Lowe and Attorney Pauline T. Muto
    With the rise of social media, employers are increasingly concerned about the regulation of employee conduct within and outside the office. Employee attire and divisive political speech also present new and complex questions for employers. This presentation will address how employers can manage these issues in an ever-changing social and technological landscape.

Phillips Lytle LLP has been counseling employers since the firm’s founding more than 180 years ago. The firm advises and represents businesses on the full range of current labor and employment issues.

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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