The Law at Work: Employment Law for Managers

April 13, 2011
Wharton Business School

Presented April 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011.

Randall C. Schauer, a partner with Fox Rothschild LLP, recently spoke as a guest lecturer to students enrolled in Wharton Business School’s “The Law at Work: Employment Law for Managers” class. The class met on April 16, 2008. The course provides upper class men and women with practical understanding of the various laws affecting the workplace on a daily basis.

Schauer, a graduate of the Wharton school, spoke on the Fair Labor Standards Act. Among the specific topics were the difference between exempt and nonexempt employees; avoiding actions that might cause an employer to lose the exemption of employees; and avoiding overtime claims. Students also gave presentations on the IBP v. Alvarez and the Ledbetter v. Goodyear court opinions.

Schauer, who is resident in the firm’s Chester County office, focuses his practice on all aspects of labor relations and employment law. He handles the full spectrum of the employment relationship from pre-hire procedures to post-termination closure, including unemployment compensation and statutory compliance issues such as Title VII, ADA, FLSA, and FMLA compliance. Schauer negotiates, drafts, and enforces contracts protecting client’s rights in all aspects of the employment relationship, including employment and separation, confidentiality and non-competition, intellectual property protection, and independent contractor arrangements.

A frequent speaker and writer for human resource and legal professionals, Schauer presents on all aspects of the employment relationship including procedures, training, and legal compliance issues.

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