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Peter A. Altman

Labor/Employment Attorney
Peter A. Altman

315 Fifth Avenue S, Suite 1000
Seattle WA 98104
206.676.7000
slg@summitlaw.com





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Labor/Employment Webinars & Trainings

Overview:​
Starting June 2018, Summit will offer live webinar training services. Summit Law Group's attorneys are well known for providing practical, high-quality training on a wide range of employment topics. View the sessions below or view the printer friendly schedule

Now training can be available to your entire organization through a series of live webinar offerings in key areas designed to meet your most important training needs. 

Features and Benefits:

  • Live video streaming of your trainer with substantive PowerPoint slides
  • Interactive learning experience with polling questions and Q&A
  • Personalized certificates of completion for attendees following the training
  • Flexible scheduling that allows employers to register an individual or an entire department or workforce
  • Regular, recurring sessions to support timely onboarding of new employees and new supervisors

Pricing:

Employers may elect to sign up employees for individual sessions, in which case pricing will be based on the number of registrants for a particular session. Or employers may elect to sign up for an annual subscription, which allows all employees of an organization unlimited access to all webinars throughout the year. Subscription pricing is based on employer size. Please see the additional information below for each option. 

Summit Law Group webinars are designed to provide a one-to-one, interactive learning experience. The webinars will offer live video streaming and substantive PowerPoint slides. Attendees will be asked to respond to polling questions, will have the opportunity to ask the trainer questions using the webinar software, and will receive a personalized certificate of completion following the training. If logistics require that the webinar be viewed from a single terminal in a group setting please contact us for pricing and arrangements for attendance certification. 


Option 1: Annual Subscription
To register your organization for an annual subscription, please complete the following information on the Sign-Up form:
 •  Organization Name
   Number of Employees (including part-time)
   Contact Person Name, Phone, Email
   Subscription Year Selection

Pricing is based on employee headcount (including part-time employees) at the beginning of the annual subscription. An employer may select an annual subscription based on a 12-month period beginning January 1 or July 1. When your subscription is confirmed you can register employees through the registration links for each session below, or by sending an email to webinar@summitlaw.com to indicate which session you would like to register for (please indicate the title and date of the selected session). Your email should include the names and email addresses of each employee to be registered for the webinar. Summit Law Group will then send each registrant an email confirming registration and provide a link to the webinar on the scheduled date of the training. An invoice for the annual subscription will be sent upon receipt of your sign-up form with pricing based on the total number of attendees from your organization.

Subscription year options:
   July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019
   January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019

Subscription pricing:
Up to 25 employees: $1,875*
26-50 employees: $3,750*
51-100 employees: $5,000*
101-150 employees: $7,500*
151-200 employees: $10,000*            
201+ employees: $12,500*


Option 2: Individual Webinar Registration
To register your employees for specific webinar training sessions, please see the list of scheduled webinars and registration links for each session below, or send an email to webinar@summitlaw.com to indicate which session you would like to register for (please indicate the title and date of the selected session). Your email should include the names and email addresses of each employee to be registered for the webinar. Summit Law Group will then send each registrant an email confirming registration and provide a link to the webinar on the scheduled date of the training. An invoice will be sent following the webinar, with pricing based on the total number of attendees from your organization.

75-Minute Training
   1 attendee: $150*
   2 attendees: $275*
   3 attendees: $375*

Group rates:       
   4 - 10 attendees: $500*
  11 - 20 attendees: $800*

Add $400 for each additional group of up to 10 attendees

90-Minute Management/Supervisor Training
  1 attendee: $200*
  2 attendees: $350*
  3 attendees: $500*

Group rates:       
  4 - 10 attendees: $750*
 11 - 20 attendees: $1500*

Add $750 for each additional group of up to 10 attendees

*State and local taxes will be applied. Payment is due upon receipt of our invoice by check or credit card.

By clicking to register you agree to pay the invoice you will receive after the webinar is complete. 

If you need more information or have questions, please email us at webinar@summitlaw.com or call (206) 676-7000.  


Topics & Schedule:
Additional webinar topics may be added to the schedule based on subscriber input and requests. On-demand sessions can be scheduled outside of regular business hours when necessary. If you require specific scheduling, please contact us for pricing and availability. 



Preventing Harassment and Discrimination in the Workplace (75 minutes)
Intended Audience: All staff
(Recommended: Supervisors register for “The Supervisor’s Role in
Minimizing Liability for Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation”)

Description:
Basic training on what constitutes unlawful harassment under state and federal harassment laws.  Attendees will gain an understanding of:

  • What unlawful harassment is and isn’t;
  • The consequences of engaging harassment, even if unintentional; and
  • Their right to complain about harassment without fear of retaliation

Frequency/Schedule:
Bi-Monthly – second Wednesday of EVEN months:

   June 13, 2018   9:00-10:15 am
   August 15, 2018   9:00-10:15 am
   October 10, 2018  9:00-10:15 am
   December 12, 2018 9:00-10:15 am

2019 dates will be announced in September 2018

Click here to register individual employees for this webinar. By clicking to register you agree to pay the invoice you will receive after the webinar is complete. Registration is currently open for the June 13 session only. Or for groups, you may email a list of registrants and their email addresses to webinar@summitlaw.com. For group registrations, please submit registrants' names and email addresses at least two business days before the selected session.



The Supervisor’s Role in Minimizing Liability for Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation (90 minutes)

Intended Audience: Managers and supervisors

Description:
Training on the laws prohibiting discrimination, harassment and retaliation.  Topics will include:

  • An overview of discrimination laws; 
  • A supervisor’s obligation to identify and address potential harassment;
  • An overview of disability discrimination and accommodation; and
  • Supervisor behaviors that can increase an employer’s exposure to these claims, as well as management practices that can help to reduce risk.

Frequency/Schedule:
Bi-Monthly – second Wednesday of  ODD months:

 •  July 11, 2018   9:00-10:30 am
   September 12, 2018   9:00-10:30 am
   November 14, 2018  9:00-10:30 am

2019 dates will be announced in September 2018

Click here to register individual employees for this webinar. By clicking to register you agree to pay the invoice you will receive after the webinar is complete. Registration is currently open for the July 11 session only. Or for groups, you may email a list of registrants and their email addresses to webinar@summitlaw.com. For group registrations, please submit registrants' names and email addresses at least two business days before the selected session.



The Attendance Maze – A Primer on Protected Leave (90 minutes)
Intended Audience: Managers and supervisors

Description:
Training on the federal and state laws addressing protected leave entitlements.  This webinar will provide an overview of:

  • The federal Family and Medical Leave Act;
  • Leave as a reasonable accommodation of a disability;
  • Washington State paid sick leave; and
  • The range of other leave entitlements available to employees under state and federal laws. 

Frequency/Schedule:
Quarterly

   August 14, 2018   9:00-10:30 am
   October 16, 2018 9:00-10:30 am

2019 dates will be announced in September 2018

Click here to register individual employees for this webinar. By clicking to register you agree to pay the invoice you will receive after the webinar is complete. Registration is currently open for the August 14 session only. Or for groups, you may email a list of registrants and their email addresses to webinar@summitlaw.com. For group registrations, please submit registrants' names and email addresses at least two business days before the selected session.



Conducting Personnel Investigations (90 minutes)
Intended Audience: Managers and supervisors

Description:
Training on how to conduct personnel investigations.  This training will cover:

  • Procedural considerations;
  • Potential legal issues arising from investigations; 
  • Investigation documentation; and 
  • Useful strategies in the investigative process.  

Frequency/Schedule:
Quarterly

   September 14, 2018  9:00-10:30 am
   December 5, 2018  9:00-10:30 am

2019 dates will be announced in September 2018

Click here to register individual employees for this webinar. By clicking to register you agree to pay the invoice you will receive after the webinar is complete. Registration is currently open for the September 14 session only. Or for groups, you may email a list of registrants and their email addresses to webinar@summitlaw.com. For group registrations, please submit registrants' names and email addresses at least two business days before the selected session.



Basics of Just Cause for Public Sector Supervisors (90 minutes)
Intended Audience: Managers and supervisors

Description:
Training on what constitutes “just cause.”  This training will cover:

  • The traditional elements of just cause;
  • Procedural requirements (e.g., Loudermill, Weingarten, Garrity); and
  • Strategies for navigating the disciplinary process. 

Frequency/Schedule:
Quarterly

   July 10, 2018  9:00-10:30 am
   October 9, 2018  9:00-10:30 am

2019 dates will be announced in September 2018

Click here to register individual employees for this webinar. By clicking to register you agree to pay the invoice you will receive after the webinar is complete. Registration is currently open for the July 10 session only. Or for groups, you may email a list of registrants and their email addresses to webinar@summitlaw.com. For group registrations, please submit registrants' names and email addresses at least two business days before the selected session.



Basics of Bargaining for Public Employers (90 minutes)
Intended Audience: HR Representatives, Managers and Supervisors involved in labor relations

Description:
Training on basic legal concepts in working with represented employees and their bargaining representatives.  Content of this training will include:

  • How the collective bargaining process works, including mandatory and permissive subjects of bargaining;
  • Contract administration; 
  • Conduct that may constitute an unfair labor practice; and 
  • Grievance processing.

Frequency/Schedule:
Quarterly

 •  September 17, 2018  10:00-11:30 am
 •  December 10, 2018  10:00-11:30 am

2019 dates will be announced in September 2018

Click here to register individual employees for this webinar. By clicking to register you agree to pay the invoice you will receive after the webinar is complete. Registration is currently open for the September 17 session only. Or for groups, you may email a list of registrants and their email addresses to webinar@summitlaw.com. For group registrations, please submit registrants' names and email addresses at least two business days before the selected session.