Survival Guide: What Every Lawyer Needs To Know About Layoffs *** 50% OFF

Legal Area:        Employment Labor
Total Credit Hours:        1.50
Ethics Credit Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $30.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        03/31/2019
Information:        LAST CHANCE
     ONLY $15
  Code: SAVE50

** Available on-demand any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through Session End Date above **, together with the Houston Bar Association, are pleased to present an excellent online CLE program designed to provide an extremely informative and in-depth overview in the practice area of employment and labor law. 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 (HBA) on October 1, 2016.

Some of the subjects for this course include:

  • Best Practices When Conducting Layoffs

  • Elements of Downsizing Plans

  • Criteria for Determining and Ensuring Legally Defensible RIFs

  • Employee Evaluations, Documentation & Progressive Discipline

  • Handling Employees on Leave

  • Conducting an Adequate Investigation Before Discharge, Termination Checklists & Personnel Policies as Defense to Termination Claims

  • Watching Out for Retaliation Claims (FMLA. USERRA, whistleblower laws, wage and hour laws, etc.)

  • Tips for Avoiding Discrimination Claims

  • Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN)

  • Non-Competition Agreements & Protecting Confidential Information

  • Drafting Severance Agreements and Avoiding Pitfalls

  • Strategies For Layoffs: What To Do When You Are Laid Off

Speaker: Laura Alaniz, an attorney with the firm of Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons, LLP. More information may be found at her firm's website.


This course is approved for credit by the STATE BAR OF TEXAS (MCLE Provider #8238) and the STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA (MCLE Provider #8648). In addition, regular CLE credits for this course may also be available in a number of other states through CLE Reciprocity, such as FLORIDA. Please check with your State Bar regarding specific accreditation information.

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