Employment Law Workshop For Nonprofits
When: January 28, 2016, 5pm until 6:30pm
Where: Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council's Big Room, 810 Penn Avenue, Seventh Floor
How Much: $25 per person; $15 per person for 2 or more registrants from the same nonprofit; $10 per person for 3 or more registrants from the same nonprofit
For any nonprofits with employees, hot topics in employment law are never-ending. New laws pertaining to independent contractors and sick leave coupled with confusing rules in clearances and overtime, it's no wonder nonprofits are concerned with being compliant.
Join us for an evening of straight talk about employment law issues for nonprofits in a world café style setting. Each table will be hosted by employment law experts and focus on one or two different topics including:
- Dealing with difficult employees
- Employee and Volunteer clearances
- New overtime rules
- Employee vs. independent contractors
- New sick leave law
- Rules regarding unpaid student interns
- Social media question/problems
- Accommodations for short term and other disabilities
The World Café format is based on historical evidence that new ideas are developed and refined through informal conversations in cafes, salons, pubs and kitchen tables. The World Café brings people together in an informal environment to discuss issues and questions of importance to their communities. Tables will be arranged to create a casual café feeling, with each table focusing on one or two different employment law issues that can impact local nonprofits. Participants will be able to move from one table to another, gather insight from the attorneys at that table and sharing their experiences and questions about each topic. In this way, participants gain new perspectives on the things that matter most to them. You will also learn about the free legal services available to nonprofits to help navigate these complicated legal areas.
This workshop was organized by the collaborative efforts of Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, Lawlinks at the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management, The Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership and the Pro Bono Center of the Allegheny County Bar Foundation.