THURSDAY, JANUARY 27, 202110:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m. PTVirtual Education
Register to get a quick rundown of the changes and updates in employment law for 2021 followed by an economic outlook summary of what's in store for the year.
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Lisa Aguiar, Michael Sullivan & Associates (MS&A) Attorney Of Counsel, practices employment law exclusively, and represents a wide range of businesses.
Ms. Aguiar represents private and public sector businesses in all aspects of employment law defense. She develops defense strategy from initial claim through trial, with an emphasis on preventing litigation and reducing exposure. She is an experienced advocate for large companies with a unionized workforce. Among her notable successes are favorable resolutions of claims with the National Labor Relations Board and of administrative audits by the Department of Labor, Department of Labor Standard Enforcement and the Employment Development Department.
Ms. Aguiar has expertise handling wage-and-hour disputes, claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation and violations of the ADA. Ms. Aguiar has worked on hundreds of cases in both federal and state court, resolving countless cases through mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. She is a certified business coach, and assists her clients in employment-mandated training as well as workshops to develop the leadership and communication skills of managers and executives. Ms. Aguiar counseled her clients in matters of hiring, termination, compensation and severance. She negotiated proprietary/confidentiality agreements, and advised about technology policies. She successfully defended against a multimillion-dollar overtime/bonus claim by employees of a multinational manufacturing company.
Ms. Aguiar most recently co-authored Navigating COVID-19: A Legal Guide for Employers, a comprehensive guide that helps decision makers, human resource professionals, risk management teams, and the like interpret and apply employment law, immigration law, and workers’ compensation.