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Career Pathways: Attorney Susan Gross Sholinsky, Part 1: Agility

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Ms. Sholinsky:

• Advises employers in all facets of employment law, including compliance with EEO laws and other statutes governing the workplace • Assists employers with respect to the development of personnel policies and procedures, employee discipline, leaves of absence, accommodation, workplace investigations, and termination of employment (including reductions in force) • Prepares employment, consulting, separation, and non-compete agreements • Conducts workplace training seminars for employees, managers, and human resources personnel in a variety of industries • Performs company-wide audits pertaining to various wage/hour issues, such as appropriate classification of employees as "exempt" or "non-exempt" under the Fair Labor Standards Act and state wage-hour laws • Counsels multinational companies on the unique labor and employment law issues they face • Represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, including discrimination, wrongful discharge, harassment and employment contract cases

Ms. Sholinsky is the author of numerous publications on employment law issues and frequently lectures on employment law topics. She also serves on the adjunct faculty of the Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations, where she teaches courses concerning human resources and the law.

Areas of Focus: • Employment Training, Practices and Procedures • International Employment Law • Mergers And Acquisitions/Downsizing • Non-Competes, Unfair Competition and Trade Secrets • Social Media and the Workplace • Wage and Hour, Individual and Collective Actions

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