Basics of Employment Law

Legal Area:        Employment Labor Litigation
Total Credit Hours:        1.50
Ethics Credit Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $35.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        10/31/2018

** available any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through end date above **, together with the Houston Bar Association, are pleased to present a special online CLE program designed to cover the basics of employment law, including: Anti-Discrimination Laws, such as Title VII; the Civil Rights Act of 1886; the Americans with Disabilities Act; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act; Texas Labor Code Ch. 21 and Ch. 451; the Sabine Pilot Claims; Workers'-Compensation-Retaliation Claims; The Family & Medical Leave Act; The Fair Labor Standards Act; Covenants Not to Compete Act, the Texas Payday Law, etc. This course features streaming video and audio (as well as downloadable MP3 audio) presentations from a live CLE seminar on this topic that was originally conducted by the Houston Bar Association on May 05, 2017. You can access this presentation on demand at any time during the course of the seminar session.

Some of the subjects for this course include:

    • Employment Law Overview:

      - Recruiting and Hiring

      - During Employment

      - End of Employment & Beyond

    • The Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

    • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) & Older Workers Benefits Protection Act (OWBPA)

    • The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) & Equal Pay Act (EPA)

    • Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)

    • The Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA)

    • Covenants Not to Compete Act

    • The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA)

    • The Civil Rights Act of 1886

    • The American with Disabilities Act

    • Anti-Discrimination Laws, such as Title VII

    • Texas Labor Code Ch. 21 (formerly TCHRA) & Ch. 451

    • The Sabine Pilot Claims

    • Workers'-Compensation-Retaliation Claims

    • The Texas Payday Law (& Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act)

    The speaker for this course is Justin Markel, is a shareholder attorney in the labor and employment, corporate transactions, and community associations practices with the firm of Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler Hailey PC. Justin Markel earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. He earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law, graduating summa cum laude (highest honors), and earning a certificate in Transactional Law Practice. After law school, Mr. Markel clerked for the Honorable Magistrate Judge Stephen Wm. Smith, in the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division. Among his many other accomplishments, publications, and presentations, Justin was also chosen 'Texas Rising Stars' for 2015-2017. An extensive biography for Mr. Markel may be found on his firm's website.


    This course is approved for credit by the MCLE Committees of the STATE BAR OF TEXAS and the STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA (MCLE Provider #8648).
    These are not self-study credits, but rather 'participatory' credits as you would receive for attending a traditional, live CLE seminar.

    In addition, regular CLE credits for this seminar may also be available in a number of other states through CLE Reciprocity, such as FLORIDA, or as an "Approved Jurisdiction", such as TENNESSEE. *Please check with the Tennessee State Bar regarding accreditation status. *

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