Employment Law for Nonprofits

Nonprofit New York, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest

Date: Sep 19th

Laws and regulations pertaining to labor and employment are continuing to evolve with recent updates impacting many nonprofit employers. This training will provide an overview of key labor and employment issues nonprofits face with their workforce, drawing into focus issues of particular relevance to the sector. Led by expert attorneys, the workshop will cover the legal requirements and best practices for hiring and managing employees. Attendees will learn about compliance with key federal and state laws, including anti-discrimination laws and paid leave laws. The workshop will also provide clarity around employment law questions that apply in this era of hybrid and remote work.

Key Takeaways:

How to classify different categories of workers, ie. independent contractor, employee, volunteer etc.
Best practices for hiring and termination processes.
How to maintain compliance with federal and state anti-discrimination laws .
What wage and hour laws employers should know.
This workshop will be presented by Sean Kirby, Partner at Sheppard Mullin & Tamy Dawli, Law Clerk at Sheppard Mullin. This workshop is also presented in partnership with the New York Lawyers for Public Interest Inc.

Key Area(s) of Excellence: Human Resources

Participants who complete the post-session evaluation can receive a PDF copy of the presentation.

Not sure if your organization is a member? Check out our member directory. If your organization is not a current member of Nonprofit New York, visit our website for more information on joining.

Please Note: This meeting is open to staff and board members of current Nonprofit New York member organizations and non-member organizations. Organizations may send more than one individual to participate, HOWEVER if the event sells out registration may be limited to ONE person per organization due to space constraints.

If your organization is not a current member of Nonprofit New York, visit our website for more information on joining.

Refund policy: Registrants who cancel their registration on or before 1 week will receive a full refund. Those who cancel on or before DAY PRIOR will receive a 50% refund. No refund will be made for cancellations made on or after DAY OF. All cancellations must be submitted in writing.


Registration is required. Please be advised that by registering for this event, unless we hear from you otherwise, we will include you as part of our regular mailing list. Please also be advised that the event will be recorded by Nonprofit New York. By enrolling for this event, you hereby: (1) give consent for Nonprofit New York or any third parties to use your photograph or image in its print, online and video publications; (2) release Nonprofit New York, its employees and any outside third parties from all liabilities or claims that you might assert in connection with the above-described uses; and (3) waive any right to inspect, approve or receive compensation for any materials or communications, including photographs, videotapes, website images or written materials, incorporating photos/images of you. To revoke this waiver, please email Programs Manager, Darby Masland, dmasland@nonprofitnewyork.org.

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When: September 19th

Time: 11:00 am

End Time: 12:30 pm

Price Range: Free