UNC School of Government

Public Employment Law Update

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About the course

This course provides an in-depth analysis of current issues in public employment law and an overview of the previous year's developments. The Public Employment Law Update is open to employees of North Carolina state and local governments and affiliated organizations who have responsibilities for human resource functions, and to attorneys in private practice who represent public sector clients in employment matters. This program assumes that participants have a good working knowledge of the principles of public employment law. It is not an introduction to public employment law.

2018 Topics-

Tully v. City of Wilmington and Other Hot Topic Cases

Sexual Harassment Investigations in a #MeToo World

Pregnancy: Reconciling Title VII, the FMLA and the ADA

Pay Equity: Legal and Organizational Reasons Why It’s Important

Recent Developments in OSHA Law

Lessons Learned from the Hacking of Local Gov’t Email and Computer Systems

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Diane Juffras

Diane Juffras joined the School of Government in 2001. Prior to that, she was an attorney in private practice in Connecticut, where she specialized in the areas of employment, health care, and business law and litigation. Juffras received an AB from Dartmouth College and a JD from New York Univer...


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