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Sofia D. Mabee

Labor/Employment Attorney
Sofia D. Mabee

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

Updated Pricing:

Single attendee:  $199 per webinar session

Discounted Pricing for Summit Clients and Affiliates:

If you are a current client of Summit Law Group or a member of an affiliate organization, you are eligible for discounted webinar pricing as follows:

* Individual registrations:  $75 per attendee for any session.

* Group registrations:  You may purchase a block of 25 or more registrations to be used for any sessions over the course of one calendar year for $50 per attendee.  For example, if you     purchase a block of 25 registrations, you may register 25 attendees for any of Summit’s webinar offerings during the calendar year for $1,250.  The registrations may be used in any       combination at your convenience (e.g., 25 attendees for a single session or fewer employees attending multiple sessions at different times during the year). 

For a list of current affiliate organizations that offer access to discounted pricing, please contact Summit at webinar@summitlaw.com.   

How to Register:

To sign up for any webinar session or to arrange for group registrations, please send an email to webinar@summitlaw.com.  

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

To sign up for this webinar session please send an email to webinar@summitlaw.com. Upon registration, you are agreeing to pay the invoice you will receive after the webinar is complete. For group registrations, 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

To sign up for this webinar session please send an email to webinar@summitlaw.com. Upon registration, you are agreeing to pay the invoice you will receive after the webinar is complete. For group registrations, 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

To sign up for this webinar session please send an email to webinar@summitlaw.com. Upon registration, you are agreeing to pay the invoice you will receive after the webinar is complete. For group registrations, 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

To sign up for this webinar session please send an email to webinar@summitlaw.com. Upon registration, you are agreeing to pay the invoice you will receive after the webinar is complete. For group registrations, 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

To sign up for this webinar session please send an email to webinar@summitlaw.com. Upon registration, you are agreeing to pay the invoice you will receive after the webinar is complete. For group registrations, 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

To sign up for this webinar session please send an email to webinar@summitlaw.com. Upon registration, you are agreeing to pay the invoice you will receive after the webinar is complete. For group registrations, 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.