Tracey I. Levy leverages more than 25 years of combined experience in employment law and employee relations to provide managers and HR professionals with practical advice on workplace-related issues, and support businesses with HR policies and agreements.
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New York State has adopted new whistleblower law protections effective January 26, 2022, that create substantial liability exposure for employers. Employees – both current and former, as well as individuals working as independent contractors – who report or object to any perceived violation of law, rule, or regulation, will be protected against retaliation for making the report. While lofty in its objectives, enforcement of the whistleblower law will present challenges for employers because it cloaks anti-retaliation protections around employees in a myriad of new circumstances. This program will review employee protections and employer obligations under the new law, and concrete actions that employers can take to achieve compliance and mitigate risk.
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Date / Time: January 31, 2022
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Tracey Levy | Levy Employment Law LLC
Tracey I. Levy leverages more than 25 years of combined experience in employment law and employee relations to provide managers and HR professionals with practical advice on workplace-related issues, and support businesses with HR policies and agreements. Tracey regularly conducts workplace investigations, and through her affiliate business Impact Workplace Training, LLC, she trains employees and managers on appropriate workplace conduct.
Complementing her legal practice, Tracey is also an Educator – Professional Programs with the Scheinman Institute at Cornell University ILR School in Manhattan. Her experience includes both large law firm practice and working in-house at a financial services firm. Tracey holds an advanced law degree from Yale Law School’s LLM program, and a JD from Albany Law School.
I. Scope of coverage under the new law | 1:00pm – 1:15pm
II. Protected actions and prerequisites for employees | 1:15pm – 1:30pm
III. Legal remedies and implications for employers | 1:30pm – 1:45pm
IV. Recommended employer actions to mitigate risk | 1:45pm – 2:00pm