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Webinar: Big Changes in Employment Law: How Your Nonprofit Should Prepare for New Overtime Rules
The Department of Labor has issued proposed rules that will significantly increase the number of employees who are entitled to overtime pay. The rules, which are expected to be finalized in the next several months, will primarily affect employees who make between $23,660 and $50,440 who engage in duties that are more supervisory in nature. What are the implications of the new rule for your nonprofit? How will these changes affect how you manage your employees? Will it affect your budget? How should you prepare? Learn the answer to these questions and more during a 1-hour webinar led by attorneys Justine Thompson Cowan of Cowan Consulting for Nonprofits and Nichole M. Mooney of Dean Mead.
|When:||Wednesday, May 25, 2016
11:00 a.m. – noon
|Where:||Online Program (Webinar)
Please register for this webinar HERE.
Online registration is available until: 5/23/2016
Presenter: Justine Thompson Cowan, Esq.
Justine Thompson Cowan, Esq., is the owner of Cowan Consulting for Nonprofits which provides strategic and legal solutions to help nonprofits grow and thrive. Justine provides practical advice to nonprofit organizations on laws related to corporate governance, regulatory compliance, tax exempt status, conflicts of interest, fundraising, human resources, lobbying, and more. Justine has over 20 years of experience in the public interest sector where she has served in a variety of leadership roles for local, state and national nonprofit organizations. For 13 years, she served as Executive Director of Atlanta-based GreenLaw, where she provided legal and strategic counsel to nonprofit organizations while also raising over $5 million for environmental and social justice causes. Drawing upon these experiences, Justine counsels nonprofits on board recruitment and development, fundraising fundamentals, transition management, strategic planning and more.
Justine received her law degree with honors from Duke University School of Law (’95) where she served on the Editorial Board of the Duke Law Journal. Following law school, she served as a federal court law clerk for the Honorable Robert L. Echols, United States District Court, Middle District of Tennessee. She received her B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley (’88).
Presenter: Nichole M. Mooney
Nicky Mooney is a shareholder and employment law attorney in Dean Mead’s Litigation department. She represents individuals and businesses of all sizes in business litigation and employment related issues. Her representation includes drafting employment and severance contracts, drafting handbooks and policies, and counseling and representing employers in litigation regarding all types of employee actions, rights and obligations, including, but not limited to, wage and hour questions and disputes, FMLA issues, claims of discrimination, retaliation, theft of trade secrets, and all other manner of employment related litigation under Florida and federal law. Ms. Mooney also addresses claims regarding restrictive covenants including non-compete agreements, trade secrets litigation and protection of confidential information.
In addition, Ms. Mooney is involved in all areas of complex business litigation in both state and federal courts ranging from simple contract disputes to issues arising from the dissolution of a business entity and derivative litigation. Ms. Mooney has state and federal courtroom experience in both jury and non-jury trials. She also has experience in administrative proceedings with the EEOC, Florida Commission on Human Relations and Orlando Human Relations Department.
Learn more about the Edyth Bush Institute for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership at Rollins College by visiting their website: ebi.rollins.edu.