Employment Law for Everyone: From Two Perspectives, Employee and Employer

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 | Noon to 1:30 p.m. | CNY Philanthropy Center | Second Floor Ballroom | 431 E. Fayette St. | Syracuse, NY 13202 | 1.5 MCLE credits (Professional Practice) | COST: $30 Member, $60 Non-Member, $15 Paralegal, FREE Lifetime/Agency/Student | Under NYS rules this CLE has been approved for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys | Tuition waivers available | PIZZA will be served!!

Employment law affects everyone – attorneys, attorneys’ clients, and attorneys’ employees. Everyone. From employment discrimination to severance agreements, this CLE provides a basic understanding of the most common employment issues that might come up for lawyers whether in the consultation room or at the water cooler from two perspectives: Employee and Employer.

Presented by:

Sarah Ruhlen, Esq.

A 2011 graduate of the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, with a joint degree in Law and Public Affairs, Ms. Ruhlen specializes  in Public Sector Labor Law. She is an alumna of both the Peggy Browning Fellowship Program an dthe AFL-CIO Law Student Union Summer.


Robert J. Thorpe, Esq.

This 2004 Le Moyne College graduate earned his J.D. from Tulane University in 2011. A member of the Barclay Damon Labor & Employment and Commercial Litigation Practice Areas, Mr. Thorpe has twice been granted summary judgments in favor of his clients in cases involving in alleged age discrmination and retaliation as well as in an alleged disability discrimination matter.


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