Stuart Silverman has been practicing law for almost 30 tears and is the principal of the Law Offices of Stuart M. Silverman, P.A., located in Boca Raton, Florida. The emphasis of his practice is in the area of labor and employment law, and business and commercial litigation. Mr. Silverman has represented both private and public employers, as well as individual employees in a whole host of complex business disputes and employment settings at administrative levels, and state and federal trial and appellate courts. His extensive employment litigation experience includes claims underage, race, sex discrimination, wage and hour claims, whistleblower and retaliation claims, ADA and FMLA claims, public employee's claims, as well as disputes under employment contracts, non-compete agreements, trade secrets disputes, and partnership breakups. Mr. Silverman is a frequent speaker on his areas of practice. Mr. Silverman is also a member of the Workplace Violence Prevention Institute (WPVI), a group formed to investigate solutions and strategies from a proactive and systemic perspective to minimize the risk of workplace violence, specifically violence caused by employees or former employees. He earned his B.A. degree, with high honors, and his J.D. degree from Rutgers University. Mr. Silverman is admitted to The Florida Bar and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
ADA Accommodation and Compliance: What should the Process between Employer and Employee should look like?
This webinar explores the issue of what should the process be between employer and employee when trying to accommodate individuals with disabilities while complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act. All companies, employees, and applicants for employment that want to learn about who is covered under The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended (ADAAA) by should attend this webinar to o..
Human resource professionals are entrusted with keeping employees medical records confidential. There are many related but different federal laws that have medical record confidentiality provisions. What is a medical record under one law that may not be a medical record under another law? To fully comply one needs to be not just familiar with but proficient with the various employment laws and the need for ..
HR's Office Holiday Party Guide: How to Avoid Common Legal Liability and Safety Issues for a Positive Workplace Event
The holiday party is always a morale booster. But for some, it’s also a time when employers could find themselves in a legal mess related to pay, harassment, discrimination, and other legal issues potentially.For starters, employers should look at how they handle holiday pay for exempt and non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Have you also thought of the followingFLSA requirements around ho..
Strategic HR training is a fine line of clear education that supports specific goals, and it is not accomplished through extremes. From the employer downloading free PowerPoints off a website to the employer engaging the most expensive consultant to drone on for hours, both approaches will fail and will create both disengaged employees and legal problems.Strategic HR training is a deliberate, systemic appro..
Documenting events is a crucial task, and in some cases not documenting them can lead to grim consequences. For example, did you know that not keeping track of employee’s hours is fatal to overtime cases? Sometimes you might be documenting items, but focusing on the wrong items. In this training program, the webinar instructor will discuss what needs to be documented and what should be documented that stren..