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28th Annual Labor and Employment Conference

November 8
Buffalo Marriott Niagara 1340 Millersport Hwy, Amherst, NY 14221
November 8, 2023
8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

This year Hodgson Russ continues its annual Labor & Employment Conference as a hybrid event. Join our attorneys as they provide insight into some of the most critical issues of 2023.

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

3 hours of CLE, HRCI, SHRM credit requested. 


8:00 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast                                                           

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Intro/ Legal Updates (Plenary)


9:10 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.               

1A.   DEI Do’s and Don’ts and Dilemmas

1B.   A Practical Guide to Workplace Investigations            


10:00 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.               

2A.  Post-Pandemic Remote Workplaces

2B.  Restrictive Covenants: What Every Owner and Decision Maker Should Know (To Avoid Litigation and Protect it's Business Related to Onboarding and Offboarding of Employees)


10:50 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.       

3A.  Federal, State & Local Workplace Law Compliance Requirements That Employers Must Follow, But Often Ignore

3B.  Changes in Labor Law Regarding Workplace Conduct, Non-Competes and Union Elections: What Non-Union and Union Employers need to know.

11:40 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.     

Effectively Managing Employee Leaves of Absence (Plenary)

12:30 p.m.

Lunch and Plenary Q&A