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21st Annual Labor & Employment Conference

November 5
Buffalo/Niagara Marriott, 1340 Millersport Highway, Amherst, NY
November 5, 2015
8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Registration for this session is closed.

This seminar is complimentary and by invitation only.

Registration and continental breakfast begin at 8 a.m. Lunch will be served at 1 p.m.

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

Topics and Speakers:

  • NLRB Update: Real-Life Experiences and Practical Advice Under the NLRB’s Quickie Election Rules
    Joseph Braccio and Zachary Hebert
  • What Needs to Be Changed in Your Employee Handbook: Recent Administrative and Legislative Changes That Impact Common Employment Policies
    Jeffrey Swiatek and Jeffrey Same
  • EEO Update: Transgender Employees and Other Recent Developments
    Melanie Beardsley and John Godwin
  • Whistleblower Developments for Public AND Private Companies
    Jaclyn Hamlin and Zachary Hebert; Moderator, Peter Godfrey

  • Whose Employee Is It? New Guidance on Joint Employment and Independent Contractors Presents New Challenges for Employers
    Elizabeth Carlson and Peter Godfrey

  • Background Checks (Ban-the-Box ordinances, Bans on Using Credit Checks in Employment) and Other Pre-Employment Inquiries
    Emina Poricanin and Jeffrey Same; Moderator, Jeffrey Swiatek
  • Common Compensation Problems: How NOT to Be a Class Action Defendant
    Peter Godfrey, John Godwin, and Emina Poricanin

  • Unwell, Injured, and Disabled Employees: Intermittent Leave, Mental Disability, Service Animals, and Other FMLA and ADA Issues
    Melanie Beardsley and Elizabeth Carlson

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