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2019 Law Day

  • Thursday, September 26, 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • The Cornell Club, 6 East 44th Street, New York, NY

Registration

PRE-REGISTRATION FOR THIS PROGRAM IS CLOSED.  HOWEVER, WALK-IN REGISTRATIONS WILL BE PERMITTED ONSITE.

Plan to attend this comprehensive half-day conference on local laws and legal issues that impact New York staffing firms and get training in preparing your staffing and recruiting teams in handling these issues. Our speakers will lead owners, managers, and operations staff in an interactive session.

AGENDA

12:00 – 12:45 p.m. Registration/Lunch Buffet

12:45 – 2:15 p.m. Legislative Update 

There are once again several legal and legislative issues that will impact staffing firms and other employers. Among other things, the presenters will discuss the legislative effects of the #MeToo movement, such as the new mandatory harassment training for employees, regulations affecting workers’ schedules, the use of employee arbitration agreements, other proposed or pending legislation at the State and City levels including the status of the proposal for two weeks of paid vacation and NYSA’s strategy to limit its impact for the staffing industry.

Panelists:

  • James A. Essey, President/Chief Executive Officer, The TemPositions Group of Companies
  • Joel A. Klarreich, Esq., Partner, Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt LLP & Associate General Counsel, New York Staffing Association
  • Jason B. Klimpl, Esq., Partner, Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt LLP & Associate General Counsel, New York Staffing Association

2:15 – 2:30 p.m. Break

2:30 – 3:45 p.m. Is Your Staffing Company Compliance Keeping You Up at Night?

This session will cover what your employee files should contain and how long you should keep them, tracking hours of non-exempt employees, joint employer issues and preventing exposures, employee benefits and insurance (Worker's Compensation, EPLI, medical, etc.) and training your employees on sexual harassment.   

Panelists:

  • Richard L. Steer, Esq., Partner and Chair of Employment Practices Liability Insurance Practice, Tarter Krinsky & Drogin

3:45 – 4:30 p.m. Interactive Law Day Game 

During this interactive session, attendees will be asked how they would handle hypothetical situations that are real-life possibilities in the staffing world. Jason Klimpl will analyze the attendees’ responses and provide guidance on the correct way to handle these situations. Prizes will be awarded to attendees who participate.

Speaker:

  • Jason B. Klimpl, Esq., Partner, Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt LLP & Associate General Counsel, New York Staffing Association
Please join us for a pay-as-you-go happy hour immediately following the conference at MJ Smith's located at 9 East 45th Street.  


New York Staffing Association (NYSA)

370 Lexington Avenue, Suite 902, New York, NY 10017


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