Mr. Bennett will join the CLE presentation entitled “Minefields of the Modern Employee Handbook” where panelists will address key aspects, important issues and common pitfalls of the modern employee handbook including a discussion of misclassification, the impact of legalization of marijuana, same sex marriage/LGBT rights, expanded disability and leave rights (including paid sick leave) and the increasing need for bring-your-own device and social media policies.
The panelists will also address how to deal with and interpret the often conflicting rulings by the NLRB on wage & hour and other issues affecting employee policies in employment handbooks.
Peter Bennett, President of the firm is nationally recognized as a lawyer representing management in the field of labor and employment law, and is President of The Bennett Law Firm. He is also a leader in the bar, and currently serves as Special Advisor to the American Bar Association’s Presidential Standing Committee on American Justice System and as a Trustee of the National Judicial College, the nation’s preeminent institution for the training of the judiciary.
About The Bennett Law Firm
The Bennett Law Firm was founded over 50 years ago with a boutique practice focused on representing management on issues of labor and employment law. The firm has a sophisticated trial practice and also offers experienced legal guidance in aggressively avoiding unionization. The firm is also at the forefront in developing preventative policies and procedures, conducting workplace investigations, training, avoiding and, if necessary, resolving employment disputes (including alternative dispute resolution), negotiating collective bargaining agreements, and arbitration.
The Bennett Law Firm is a member of the International Society of Primerus Law Firms.