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Kelley Drye Launches Occupational Health & Safety Blog

We are excited to announce that Kelley Drye’s Occupational Safety & Health practice group has launched the Not Safe For Work blog. We think our readers will benefit from the focused insight and expert analysis on the latest occupational safety and health issues from Kelley Drye’s occupational health and safety attorneys. You can follow Not … Continue Reading

Webinar: What is on the EEOC’s Agenda? LGBT Rights in the Workplace

Please join Kelley Drye’s Labor and Employment practice group for a special webinar presentation on May 25th that will explore the shifting, often controversial, and important landscape for employers regarding LGBT rights in the workplace. With the right to same-sex marriage established, the workplace has become the next civil rights frontier. The tide has clearly turned:  … Continue Reading

Kelley Drye Webinar Recap: Disability Laws & LGBT Rights in the Workplace

On April 19, Kelley Drye’s Labor and Employment and Communications practice groups held the first in a series of joint webinars on labor issues affecting communications and technology companies. Barbara E. Hoey, partner and chair of Kelley Drye’s Labor and Employment Practice Group, along with partner, Mark A. Konkel guided participants through current federal, state … Continue Reading

Kelley Drye Expands Labor and Employment Practice In Los Angeles

Partners Michael Gallion and Kate Visosky and Special Counsel David Van Pelt join firm’s growing Los Angeles office   Kelley Drye & Warren LLP is pleased to announce that Michael Gallion, Kate Visosky and David Van Pelt, all formerly at Sheppard Mullin, have joined the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group. Mr. Gallion and Ms. Visosky … Continue Reading

Disability Laws and LGBT Rights in the Workplace

Kelley Drye’s Communications and Labor and Employment practice groups are hosting a webinar on labor issues affecting communications and technology companies on April 19, 2016 from 12:00 – 1:00 pm EST. Among the top priorities of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s 2016 “Strategic Plan” is enforcement of the alphabet soup of disability laws (the Americans with Disabilities … Continue Reading

IN FASHION: Kelley Drye Fashion and Retail Law Summit 2016

Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues are at the forefront of new issues and challenges in the workplace and in employment law.  How should employers adapt?  Partners Barbara Hoey and Mark Konkel will explore the world of new issues, stumbling blocks for employers, and best practices to accommodate the ever more fluid boundaries of … Continue Reading

Join Kelley Drye on November 5 for a CLE Seminar on LGBT Rights in the Workplace

As reported in an editorial by The New York Times over the weekend, New York now is a leader in the area of gender rights.  The state already explicitly prohibited discrimination against employees based on sexual orientation, and now Governor Cuomo has proposed regulations which will amend the State Human Rights Law to include a … Continue Reading

Kelley Drye to Host Complimentary CLE Seminar on LGBT Rights in the Workplace

On November 5, 2015, Kelley Drye will host an afternoon seminar at its New York office, addressing discrimination against LGBT individuals in the workplace. The seminar will be presented by Kelley Drye partners Barbara Hoey and Mark Konkel, joined by partner Anne Clark of Vladeck, Raskin & Clark, P.C, who will provide perspective from the … Continue Reading

Kelley Drye to Host Seminar on Employee Privacy and Data Protection Issues in the Connected Workplace

On June 2, 2015, Kelley Drye will be hosting an afternoon seminar at its New York offices on the challenges employers face when balancing data security with employee privacy rights. The seminar will be presented by Labor Days’ own Barbara Hoey and Mark Konkel, joined by Alysa Hutnik of Kelley Drye’s Privacy and Information Security … Continue Reading

Barbara Hoey and Mark Konkel Speaking at Kelley Drye IN FASHION Event

Blog co-editors Barbara Hoey and Mark Konkel will be speaking at IN FASHION, Kelley Drye’s Fashion & Retail Law Summit, on January 22nd. The event, taking place at the Affinia Manhattan, will feature discussion on the latest legal and regulatory issues facing executives and in-house counsel in the fashion and retail sectors. Speakers include Roger … Continue Reading
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