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Picture of the ABA LEL conference in Chicago on November 9 -12, 2016 on a yellow background and a picture of Cynthia N. SassCynthia Sass will be speaking at the 10th Annual Conference of the Labor & Employment Section of the American Bar Association in Chicago this November.  She will be discussing Getting and Returning to Work: Fitness for Duty Exams and Related Legal Issues from a plaintiff employee’s perspective.  The panel will address the fine line between ensuring a safe and productive workplace while maintaining the legal, medical and privacy rights of employees and job applicants, as well as exploring the legal boundaries of fitness-for-duty exams and how they can be implemented to ensure workplace safety while safeguarding employee rights.

 

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Cynthia Sass will be speaking at the 16th Annual Employment Law: Rights, Benefits, and Emerging Issues seminar in Tampa scheduled for Wednesday, January 18, 2017 hosted by Sterling Education Services.  Her topic is Florida specific and will address Workplace Challenges of Privacy, Social Media, and Technology Issues.  Ms. Sass will discuss the various laws and regulations which address these quickly evolving issues.

 

 

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Cynthia Sass has been appointed the Co-Chair for the ABA Liaison Committee of the Labor and Employment Law Section of The Florida Bar for the 2016-2017 term.

 

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Yvette Everhart was appointed Co-Chair of the Law School Liaison Committee of the Labor and Employment Section of The Florida Bar for the 2016-2017 term.

 

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Cynthia Sass was appointed Co-Chair of the Labor & Employment Section of the Hillsborough County Bar Association for the 2016-2017 term.

 

 

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JANET WISE

Janet Wise was appointed to the Labor & Employment Law Certification Committee of The Florida Bar for the 2016-19 term.

 

 

2016 Past Events

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September 23, 2016 – Yvette Everhart was the Program Co-Chair for The Florida Bar’s Labor and Employment Law Section’s Fall Conference–Hot Topics in Employment Law presented by the Faculty and Steering Committee—held at the Ritz-Carlton in Naples, Florida. The conference updated labor and employment law practitioners on hot new trends as well as changes taking place in the law.

 

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September 23, 2016 – Joshua Kersey spoke at the Hot Topics in Employment Law Fall Conference of the Labor & Employment Law Section of The Florida Bar at the Ritz-Carlton in Naples, Florida.  His topic was NLRB Rules: The Most Recent Changes Affecting Employer Handbooks and Policies.

 


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September 26, 2016 – Cynthia Sass co-hosted the Monday morning radio show, Rights & Repairs on Money Talk 1010 AM at 8:00 a.m. Her co-hosts were attorney Gregory J. Perenich of Perenich Law, PL and Dan Cooley from Collisiontec. She discussed employee rights in the work place and took calls from listeners.  Facebook link

 

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September 3, 2016 – Janet Wise spoke at the 2016 Fall Conference of the Florida Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association at the Don Cesar in St. Pete Beach on the topic of Ethics.

 

CYNTHIA N. SASS

A picture of Cynthia Sass in a black shirt and jacket standing on in the right lower corner, in front of a screen showing the first slide of a power point presentation with Risk Management Committee in the upper left corner in blue, a middle blue banner with white lettering IS YOUR WEBSITE COMPLIANT? , with underneath a narrow green banner with blue letters Website Accessibility August 27, 2016 – Cynthia Sass spoke at the “Celebration: A Century of Service” convention sponsored by Florida Realtors®.  She was part of the Risk Management Committee’s Up, Up, and Away with Websites and Drones presentation and addressed the emerging issue of making your website accessible and ramifications of inaccessibility under the American’s with Disabilities Act.  Her presentation and handout were well received and can be accessed below:

POWERPOINT SLIDES:  Is Your Website Compliant?

HANDOUT:  Is Your Website Compliant? from Up, Up and Away with Websites and Drones

 

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August 24, 2016 – Cynthia Sass participated in the Stop Workplace Harassment: An Update for Employers & Employees workshop at The Helen Gordon Davis Centre for Women hosted by U.S. Representative Kathy Castor.  Other guest speakers included Ann Madsen, the Centre’s Executive Director, Shaunette Stokes, a local small business attorney and Alma Gonzalez of the Hillsborough County Civil Service Office. Check out the Tweets at:

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Yvette Everhart’s presentation to Dr. Charmaine Rose’s Saint Leo University students at Tech Data Corporation in Clearwater, on Monday, July 11, 2016, was extremely successful. Her discussion of best practices in human resources and tips for avoiding liability from employment law claims, resulted in an engaging question-and-answer session with the attendees.

 

YVETTE D. EVERHART 
April 26, 2016 – Yvette Everhart presented at the live webinar entitled Litigation Holds in Employment Lawsuits: Creating an Early and Effective Plan for Collecting and Preserving ESI, sponsored by Strafford Publications, Inc.  The webinar was directed at labor and employment attorneys and the panel discussed recurring discovery and common records subject to preservation in employment actions and offered solutions for creating a litigation readiness and document preservation plan to avoid potentially costly spoliation allegations and sanctions under the new Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 37(e). 


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March 9, 2016 – Cynthia Sass moderated the webinar Most Websites Are Not ADA Compliant, Is Yours One Of Them?, presented by the Labor & Employment Section of the American Bar Association


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January 23, 2016 – Cynthia Sass was part of a three-person panel discussing ADA/Website Accessibility at the 5th Annual Program Event presented by the 11th Circuit Regional Committee of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers in Coral Gables, Florida. Read more . . . 


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January 13, 2016 – Cynthia Sass spoke on Hiring and Terminating Employees in the Current Economy and Privacy and Today’s Technology in the Workplace at the Essentials of Employment Law Seminar presented by Sterling Education Services in Tampa, Florida. The topics were specific to laws applicable to employees employed in Florida. Read more . . .


2015 Past Events

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November 6, 2015 – Cynthia Sass was a panelist for the discussion on Basics of Litigating Front Pay, Compensatory and Punitive Damages Claims at the 9th Annual Section of Labor and Employment Law Conference of the American Bar Association in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Read more

 

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September 4, 2015 – Yvette Everhart presented on the topic Structuring Settlement Agreements & Related Tax Considerations in Employment Cases at the Strategies for Winning Employment Cases, read more …


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August 27, 2015 – Jeanne Sahadi of CNNMoney interviewed Cynthia Sass for the article Can Your Employer See Everything You Do On Your Company Phone?


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March 27, 2015 – Cynthia Sass was the Employee Speaker on the panel discussion To Catch a Thief: Prosecuting, Defending and Insuring Claims for Cyber Espionage, presented at the 2015 Midwinter Meeting of the Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee of the American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law  in Naples, Florida. Read more…


JANET E. WISE
March 28, 2015 – Janet Wise participated in a panel discussion on “Objection as to Form” – Obstructionist Conduct or an Exercise in Restraint? at the 2015 Midwinter Meeting of the Employee Rights and Responsibilities Committee in Naples, Florida, sponsored by the American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law. Read more …


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March 11, 2015 – Cynthia Sass moderated the ABA webinar discussion Advanced E-Discovery: Database Issues in Employment Cases  sponsored by the American Bar Association’s Center for Professional Development, read more …


JANET E. WISE
January 30, 2015 – Janet Wise presented at The Florida Bar Labor and Employment Law Section’s 15th Annual Labor and Employment Law Certification Review Course  in Orlando, Florida. She spoke about the Uniformed Services Employment & Re-Employment Act of 1994, otherwise referred to as USERRA.


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January 24, 2015 – Cynthia Sass led a roundtable discussion on recent issues in settlement agreements in employment cases at the 11th Circuit Regional Committee of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers‘ 4th Annual Program Event in Coral Gables, Florida on January 24, 2015. The discussion focused on strategies in negotiating settlement agreements and problematic language, including a discussion of the EEOC’s most recent position articulated in EEOC v. CVS.


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January 14, 2015 – Cynthia Sasspresented two topics for theHiring and Termination: The Ins and Outs of Employment Law seminar presented by Sterling Education Services in Tampa specific to the State of Florida. One was theOverview of Confidentiality, Non-Compete & Non-Solicitation Agreement, and the other was The Termination Process.


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