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Employment Law Update

Get the training you need to avoid compliance confusion and expensive litigation. Prevent the financially crippling employee claims and lawsuits that plague employers in hard financial times. Purchase these reference materials and get the money-saving employment savvy your company has been looking for. With these reference materials you will learn how to create compliant practices and bulletproof policies. With a slew of responsibilities already on your plate, how can you keep up with all the new developments? Easy - order today and discover the latest techniques to keep your company out of trouble. Benefits for You •Avoid disability lawsuits by knowing exactly who the amended ADA covers •Find out what you need to know about avoiding discrimination claims •Understand why retaliation is such a hot issue - and how to prevent it •Get a head start and learn of new laws, regulations and cases, and emerging employment law trends
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Agenda

Update on the Significant Changes Made by the ADAAA of 2008
— Susan G. Chappell
  • Definition and Meaning of the Term Disability
  • The 2011 EEOC Regulations to Implement the Employment Provisions of the ADAAA
  • Impact of the ADAAA in New Mexico
Reasonable Accommodation
— Donald G. Gilpin
  • Employee's Obligation
  • Employer's Obligation
  • Interactive Process
  • Factors to Consider for 'Reasonable Test'
Discrimination on the Basis of Sex and Sexual Orientation
— Lindsay Van Meter
  • Update – Discrimination on the Basis of Sex
  • Same Sex Harassment
  • Discrimination on the Basis of Sexual Orientation
Interface Between the ADA and the FMLA
— Mariposa Padilla Sivage
  • Recent Changes and Developments in the FMLA
  • Recent Changes and Developments in the Interface Between the ADA and the FMLA
Retaliatory Discharge
— Mariposa Padilla Sivage
  • Elements of a Prima Facie Case
  • Protected Activity
  • Proximity in Time
  • Tips to Avoid Claims
Race Discrimination
— Jennifer L. Duprez
  • Race Discrimination Under Title VII
  • Race Discrimination Under NM HRA
  • Race Discrimination Under 42 USC Sec. 1981
  • National Origin vs. Race
Regulatory, Statutory and Case Law Update
— Barbara G. Stephenson
  • Regulatory and Statutory Developments
  • New Mexico Employment Law Cases
  • Emerging Trends
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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Lindsay Van Meter – Moderator

Gilpin Law Firm LLC.

  • Attorney with Gilpin Law Firm, LLC
  • Represents employees in employment discrimination cases and employment matters
  • Former law clerk to the Honorable Judge Sutin, New Mexico Court of Appeals, 2004 to 2008
  • J.D. degree, University of New Mexico School of Law, Law Review editor; bachelor’s degrees in political science and criminology, cum laude, University of New Mexico
  • Can be contacted at 505-244-3861 or [email protected] 
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Susan G. Chappell

Sutin, Thayer & Browne

  • Shareholder with Sutin, Thayer & Browne APC
  • Practices in employment law and employment mediation, commercial litigation, shareholder litigation, and health law
  • Frequent speaker on employment law and litigation
  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America in the practice area of commercial litigation
  • J.D. degree, with honors, Drake University Law School; B.F.A. degree, School of Visual Arts
  • Can be contacted at 505-883-3367 or [email protected]
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Jennifer L. Duprez

Rodey, Dickason, Sloan, Akin & Robb, P.A.

  • Associate at Rodey, Dickason, Sloan, Akin & Robb, P.A.
  • Practices labor and employment law
  • J.D. degree, University of New Mexico School of Law; B.A. degree, University of Michigan
  • Can be contacted at 505-768-7274 or [email protected]

 

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Donald G. Gilpin

Gilpin Law Firm LLC.

  • Managing partner at Gilpin Law Firm, LLC
  • Representing employees in discrimination and employment matters
  • Frequent speaker on employee rights and discrimination law
  • Practices in New Mexico State District and Appellate Courts
  • Practices in New Mexico Federal District Court, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • Practices in various administrative agencies related to employment law
  • J.D. degree from University of New Mexico School of Law; B.A. degree New Mexico State University
  • Can be contacted at 505-244-3861
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Mariposa Sivage

Sutin, Thayer & Browne

Mariposa Padilla Sivage

  • Associate attorney with Sutin, Thayer & Browne APC
  • Practices in employment law, commercial litigation, construction and contractor disputes, insurance defense, personal injury and product liability, and state and local government
  • Presenter, 2010 Recent Developments in Employment Law
  • UNM Clinical Honors; Order of the Coif; Irwin Stern Moise Award for legal and judicial ethics, co-recipient, 2003; New Mexico Law Review
  • J.D. degree, magna cum laude, University of New Mexico; B.A. degree in communications and journalism, University of New Mexico
  • Can be contacted at 505-883-3361 or [email protected]
Barbara G. Stephenson

Barbara G. Stephenson

Sheehan & Sheehan, P.A.

  • Shareholder/director with Sheehan & Sheehan, P.A.
  • Practice limited to employment and labor law representing employers only
  • Listed in Chambers USA – America’s Leading Business Lawyers and in The Best Lawyers in America, Labor and Employment Law
  • Listed in Southwest Super Lawyers, Labor and Employment Law
  • Best of the Bar, Employment Law, 2011
  • J.D. degree, University of New Mexico School of Law
  • Can be contacted at 505-247-0411 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 387877
Published 2012
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