"Class-Action Waivers and Jury Waivers: A New "Magic Bullet" to Prevent Devastating Lawsuits?" Complimentary Breakfast Briefing - Atlanta, Georgia

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Date   Oct 13, 2011
Time   8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Location   The Offices of Ford & Harrison
271 17th Street, NW
Suite 1900
Atlanta, GA 30363

About the Program
Employment litigation claims, especially those involving wage and hour regulations, are on the rise in the workplace. Class action and jury trial waivers can help employers mitigate their exposure to potential lawsuits. Join Ford & Harrison attorneys Bennet Alsher and Raanon Gal to learn about the benefits and potential drawbacks of these waivers. The topics discussed will include:

  • The Risks and Benefits of Utilizing Class-Action Waivers - Class-action waivers have become an important tool in limiting the scope of potential employment litigation. However, before using them, employers should consider recent statements and actions taken by the NLRB regarding these waivers. This presentation will discuss the many benefits of utilizing class-action waivers as well as the risks associated with running afoul of the NLRB in this area.
  • Using Jury Trial Waivers to Prevent Lawsuits - Having employees sign a jury trial waiver can substantially limit your company's exposure in a potential lawsuit. This presentation will provide a description of how these waivers work and best practices for how to utilize this tool in your workplace.

Registration is complimentary.  Please click the link below to register.

*  This program is pre-approved by HRCI for 1.5 hours of PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification credit.
*  Approval from the State Bar of Georgia is pending for 1.5 hours of CLE credit.
*  Complimentary parking available in the Atlantic Station parking garage.