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West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Phone: (561) 659-3300
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2006 Employment Law Breakfast Series

All events from 7:45 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Approved for
CLER credit

 
March  
March 15
Boca Raton


March 16
West Palm Beach
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY IN THE WORKPLACE:
YOUR MOST IMPORTANT (AND LEAST-PROTECTED) ASSET
  • Drafting non-compete agreements
  • Misappropriation of trade secrets
  • Crafting effective workplace technology policies
  • Protecting the confidentiality of your data
  • Responding to blogs, spoofing, chat rooms, cybersquatters and trademark infringers
April  
April 19
Boca Raton


April 21
West Palm Beach
FLSA AND OVERTIME:
ONCE EXEMPT, ALWAYS EXEMPT?
  • Proactive ways to try to preserve employees’ exempt status
  • Documenting accurate job descriptions
  • Monitoring actual job performance
  • Docking wages, imposing progressive discipline issues,
    Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Strategies for minimizing the risk of costly litigation
May  
May 24
Boca Raton


May 25
West Palm Beach
HURRICANES: MANAGING THROUGH THE STORMS
  • Applicability of laws protecting disaster-relief workers
  • Termination of employees unable or unwilling to return when your business reopens
  • To pay or not to pay employees when the business is closed
  • Charging employees’ PTO accounts for days paid during
    the hurricanes
  • Business interruption insurance may not be as safe a harbor
    as you think
June  
June 28
Boca Raton


June 29
West Palm Beach
FIRING AT WILL: LESSONS IN RISK MANAGEMENT
  • Steps to take before the decision to terminate is made
  • Should you terminate the employee “for cause” or “without cause”?
  • Security measures seeking to limit liability and to protect other employees and the employer
  • How specific should the employer be in explaining reasons for termination?
  • Separation agreements: a powerful tool to try to avoid litigation
July  
July 19
Boca Raton


July 20
West Palm Beach
TRAINING AND POLICIES:
AN OUNCE OF PREVENTION CAN BE WORTH A POUND OF CURE
  • An employee manual or handbook alone isn’t enough
  • The nuts and bolts of an effective training program
  • Is your training program up to date?
  • How you can have policies that are known, implemented,
    and enforced
  • Integration of policies, training and their effective application
 
Employment Law Breakfast Series Locations
West Palm Beach
Governor’s Club at Phillips Point
777 S. Flagler Drive, East Tower
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
(561) 832-7577
Boca Raton
Boca Raton Marriott at Boca Center
5150 Town Center Circle
Boca Raton, FL 33486
(561) 392-4600
Complimentary Continental Breakfast will be served
 
Our Firm’s Other Practice Areas Include

• Appellate Practice
• Administrative Law
• Commercial Litigation

• Government Regulation
• Health Care
• White-Collar Criminal Defense

• Intellectual Property
• Real Estate
• Insurance Litigation

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