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Employee/Union Grievances: Best Practices for Identifying and Handling Workplace Issues ranging from informal employee gripes to formal allegations of contractual/CBA violations

  • February 10, 2023
  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Zoom

Registration

  • Any staff member of a LILRC Institutional Member or a LILRC Retired Member
  • For staff and members of any other councils. (CDLC, CLRC, METRO, NNYLN, RRLC, SCRLC, SENYLRC, WNYLRC)

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This program will focus on conflict in the workplace and specific legal issues related to formal allegations and union contracts. This program is best for supervisors, managers or those aspiring to be supervisors and managers.

The program will be presented by Robert Cohen and Alyssa Zuckerman who are attorneys at the firm of Lamb & Barnosky. 

Robert H. Cohen received both his undergraduate degree (magna cum laude) and his law degree (with distinction) from Hofstra University. He concentrates his practice in education, library and municipal law. Mr. Cohen is a past President of the New York State Association of School Attorneys and a past co-chair of the Suffolk County Bar Association’s Education Law Committee. Mr. Cohen has been a panel member and lecturer on education and employment law issues for the New York State Association of School Attorneys, the Nassau and Suffolk Academies of Law and the Long Island Association of Special Education Administrators. He has conducted numerous seminars and workshops on issues concerning public libraries and schools.

Alyssa Zuckerman’s practice focuses on representing employers in both the public and private sectors in labor, employment and education law matters. She has experience in public and private sector collective bargaining, grievance arbitrations, interest arbitrations, employee disciplinary proceedings, unemployment insurance hearings and matters before the New York State Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Alyssa has recently been named to Long Island Business News’ 40 under 40 Class of 2022 and a “Top Lawyer Rising Star under 40” by the Long Island Herald Community Newspaper.  Alyssa has also been named a “Power 25 Lawyer” by Long Island Business News, as well as being listed as one of Long Island Business News’ Who’s Who in Intellectual Property & Labor Law in 2021.  Additionally, Alyssa has been named as a New York Super Lawyers® Rising Star for Employment and Labor from 2018-present and has been listed in Super Lawyers®’ “New York Metro Rising Stars/The Top Women.” She also received the Samuel M. Kaynard Student Service Award from the New York State Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section.


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Code of Conduct

For questions, please email Eliscia Cirrone, ecirrone@lilrc.org.

Professional Development Hours: 1.5 (.15 CEUs)

FOR OUR PARTICIPANTS -

1. If you do not receive a confirmation email after registering, please contact Eliscia Cirrone, ecirrone@lilrc.org to check your registration.  

2. You will need both a LILRC and a Zoom account. You will need to sign into your zoom account prior to accessing the meeting.  LILRC account is for registration & your Zoom account is to access the program.  

3. If you do not have a Zoom account we recommend creating one ahead of the program.

4.  If you have any questions regarding this program or registration and program access, please contact Eliscia Cirrone, ecirrone@lilrc.org



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