Let’s leave the snow behind, shall we? This spring, Lawline welcomes those warm April showers with a whole host of new webcasts, including programs on lawyer wellness, pharmaceutical supply chain middlemen, and recent National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) rulings and regulations.
Check out these highlights for the month. Can’t make a webcast date? All our courses go on demand within 48 hours.
- Addiction and Mental Health in the Legal Profession: The Path to Lawyer Wellness. The incidence of alcohol and drug abuse, depression, stress and anxiety among attorneys, judges and law students is twice that of the general population. Tune into this important course to discuss best practices in approaching someone you are concerned about and review the confidential services available through the Lawyer Assistance Program. Airing April 3 at 11:30 a.m. (EST)
- Pharmacy Benefit Managers: Understanding Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Middlemen. Pharmacy Benefit Managers (or PBMs) impact stakeholders like physicians, patients, and policymakers, and present complex legal issues ranging from fraud to compliance with Federal Pricing Reporting requirements. Understand the unique dynamics of the PBM industry in order to better advise clients on the legal, regulatory, and policy risks in today’s evolving healthcare landscape in this informative program. Airing April 9 at 1:30 p.m. (EST)
- Recent National Labor Relations Board Rulings and Regulations. Since December 2017, the National Labor Relations Board has seen a tremendous volume of decisions that lessened the impact of (or outright reversed, in some instances) Obama era rulings and long-standing Board practices. Take a deep dive into the recent trends and regulations since the new General Counsel identified areas where the Board would consider an “alternative analysis” to the current Board decisions. Airing April 17 at 11:30 a.m. (EST)
- When The Whistle Blows: What You Need To Know About Dodd-Frank and Sarbanes Oxley. The passage of Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank has shifted the legal landscape dramatically to encourage and protect employees who come forward to “blow the whistle” on fraud and other corporate wrongdoing. Check out this course on the pros and cons of these whistleblower programs and the key issues faced by employees and employers in this growing area of whistleblower law. Airing April 17 at 2:00 p.m. (EST)
- College Discipline and Title IX Defense. Interested in the the rights students have with respect to disciplinary hearings under Title IX? Join Lawline for a review of the impact of Title IX on college disciplinary actions regarding sexual abuse or harassment, including the 2011 Dear Colleague letter that outlined new rules for colleges to follow when dealing with sexual violence or harassment, the most recent reversals by the department of education, and the procedures to follow when representing or advising a client. Airing April 19 at 11:30 a.m. (EST)