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“What? I’m Fired?” -- Handling the Discharge Process and Termination Meeting

  • 12 Jan 2016
  • 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Great Hall II - Radisson Hotel - Duluth


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Terminations are a significant source of legal risk.  This interactive session will discuss the documentation relating to the termination process and provide best practices to mitigate the employer's risk.  

Learning objectives of this program:

  1. Discussion of common mistakes leading to litigation

  2. Solutions to avoid legal risk

  3. Taught through examples 

Brian T. Benkstein is a Shareholder in the Minneapolis, Minnesota, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He is certified as a Labor and Employment Law Specialist through the Minnesota State Bar Association. 

Mr. Benkstein is an experienced, hands-on litigator. In addition to a successful motion practice, he has litigated multiple jury, bench and arbitration matters to verdict or decision. He defends companies in cases involving a single plaintiff and also complex collective and class action cases involving hundreds of plaintiffs, and he has particular expertise in defending businesses involved in collective and class action litigation related to wage and hour issues. He combines his legal training with eight years of management experience in the health care industry.

Mr. Benkstein rounds out his active litigation practice by providing employment law and business law advice and counsel to clients on employment matters and general business issues ranging from employee performance issues to legal compliance to overall business strategy. He works with his clients in responding to everyday problems and, most importantly, developing legal and practical solutions to avoid such problems.

The session is approved for 1 hour General Credit through HRCI (SPHR, PHR) and 1 credit hour for SHRM-SCP, and CP. 



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