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22nd Annual Labor & Employment Conference

November 3
Buffalo Marriott Niagara, 1340 Millersport Highway, Amherst, NY
November 3, 2016
8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

This seminar is complimentary and by invitation only. Registration and continental breakfast begin at 8 a.m., lunch is served at 1 p.m. Pre-registration for specific sessions is not required.

Who should attend: In-house counsel, CEOs, CFOs, COOs, human resources professionals, benefits administrators, risk managers, and all interested managers

Topics and Speakers:

Session 1:

•Paid Leave Time: The New Laws and How to Address Employee Requests (Federal, State and Local Laws)
 Elizabeth McPhail and Melanie Beardsley


•Recent Developments Under OSHA
 Emina Poricanin and Jason Markel

Session 2:

•ERISA Fiduciary Rule and Plan Fee Litigation
 Ryan Murphy and Amanda Dermott


•EEO Update: Transgender and Associational Discrimination and EEO-1 Reporting Rules
 Jeffrey Same and Lauren Hojnacki; Moderated by Joseph Braccio

Session 3:

•How to Protect Your Stuff: Securing Company Property, Trade Secrets, and Confidential Information with Current and Former Employees
 Melanie Beardsley and Jeffrey Same; Moderated by Peter Godfrey


•Recent Developments and What to Expect in the Coming Year
 Elizabeth McPhail and Zachary Hebert

Session 4:

•Implementing the U.S. DOL Overtime Final Rule
 Emina Poricanin and John Godwin; Moderated by Peter Godfrey

RSVP no later than Friday, October 28, 2016 by clicking here.

CLE credit has been requested. This program has been submitted to the HR Certification Institute for review.

If you have any questions, please contact Carol Holland-Ess at