Fundamentals of Federal Statutes Governing the Workplace

Michael J. Progar
Michael J. Progar | Doherty & Progar LLC

Michael J. Progar is the managing partner and a founding member of Doherty & Progar LLC, with more than 40 years of experience representing the interests of insurance companies, businesses, and nonprofit organizations.

On-Demand: June 28, 2023

Fundamentals of Federal Statutes Governing the Workplace

$195.00 2 hour CLE

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Program Summary

Hundreds of statutes, regulations, and local laws govern the workplace. This presentation will provide a survey of the fundamentals of the key federal laws prohibiting discrimination and regulating workplace activities. It will include a discussion of the latest rulings and guidance from the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division under the Fair Labor Standards Act, and updates from the National Labor Relations Board regarding the National Labor Relations Act.

This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • Anti-Discrimination Laws Enforced by the EEOC
  • Laws Governing Workplace Activities Enforced by the U.S. Department of Labor
  • FLSA Latest Guidance from the Wage and Hour Division
  • NLRA Update from the National Labor Relations Board

Date: June 28, 2023

Closed-captioning available

Speakers

Michael J. Progar_Doherty & Progar LLC_FedBarMichael J. Progar | Doherty & Progar LLC

Michael J. Progar is the managing partner and a founding member of Doherty & Progar LLC, with more than 40 years of experience representing the interests of insurance companies, businesses, and nonprofit organizations. As lead counsel, Mr. Progar has tried more than 50 jury trials to verdict.

Mr. Progar practices primarily in the areas of employment law, personal injury, and insurance coverage. He is admitted to practice in the states of Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Notre Dame and J.D. degree from DePaul University College of Law.

Agenda

I. Anti-Discrimination Laws Enforced by the EEOC | 2:00pm – 2:30pm

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act (Title VII)
  • Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA)
  • Equal Pay Act of 1963 (EPA)
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA)
  • Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA)
  • Briefly Summarize:
    • Sections 501 and 505 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
    • Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA)

II. Laws Governing Workplace Activities Enforced by the U.S. Department of Labor | 2:30pm – 3:00pm

  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)
  • Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN)

Break | 3:00pm – 3:10pm

III. FLSA Latest Guidance from the Wage and Hour Division | 3:10pm – 3:40pm

IV. NLRA Update from the National Labor Relations Board | 3:40pm – 4:10pm