This one-hour CLE program will cover best practices for drafting and revising various employee handbook policies, including recent updates in the law and how employers can avoid common and costly mistakes.
Melissa Posner Jarrett, Gammage & Burnham PLC
Joshua R. Woodard, Snell & Wilmer LLP
Jennifer Rachel Yee, Snell & Wilmer LLP
|09052021 Mistakes to Avoid in Employee Handbooks.pdf (8 MB)||Available after Purchase|
's pris a partner at Snell & Wilmer whose practice is concentrated in labor and employment law and commercial litigation. Her litigation experience includes federal and state court practice in a variety of employment-related issues, including jury trials, bench trials, and arbitrations. Jennifer has assisted her clients in defending against wage and hour, discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims under the FLSA, Title VII, ADA, FMLA, ADEA, USERRA, the Arizona Wage Act, the Arizona Employment Protection Act, the Arizona Civil Rights Act and other state and federal laws. She also assists employers with respect to investigations by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Department of Labor and the NLRB. In addition, Jennifer drafts employment-related agreements, handbooks, and policies and has worked with employers to enforce non-competition and confidentiality agreements. Jennifer enjoys advising clients on a wide variety of employment law compliance issues under federal, state and local regulations. Jennifer feels privileged to provide pro bono counseling services through the Volunteer Lawyers Program and service to the community through Kiwanis International.
Joshua Woodard is licensed in Arizona, California and Nevada, with a practice concentrated in labor and employment law. He advises and represents employer/management clients before state and federal agencies, including the Arizona Civil Rights Commission, the California Department of Labor Standards Enforcement, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the United States Department of Labor. Josh has extensive litigation experience in both state and federal jurisdictions in wage and hour issues, misappropriation of trade secrets, non-competition/non-solicitation matters, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, discrimination, employment contracts, and related matters. He instructs and trains (including several Fortune 500 companies) in a variety of areas including sexual harassment prevention, supervision and leadership, organizational behavior, human resources management, and corporate ethics.