2015 Managing Labor + Employee Relations Seminar
Approved for 3.75 CLE + HRCI credits
Join the Employee Relations team at Kegler Brown for the much-anticipated annual Managing Labor + Employee Relations Seminar on Tuesday, March 3. The half-day seminar, held at the Fawcett Center, will begin at 8:30 a.m. and provide valuable information and best practices for business owners and professionals in human resources and employment law.
This year's seminar will discuss the following valuable and timely topics: importance of employee documentation; complying with pregnancy regulations in the workplace; a continuation of the discussion regarding the Affordable Care Act by special guest Emily Adams from USI Insurance; and the ever-growing issues companies face with telecommuting.
A hot breakfast will be served to all attendees.
8:00 a.m. – Registration, breakfast + networking
8:30 a.m. – Case Law + Legislative Update; Larry Feheley
9:00 a.m. – Pregnancy in the Workplace; Kailee Goold
Pregnant employees are protected under a variety of employment laws, including the PDA, ADA, FMLA and FLSA. Kailee will explain what employers need to know about these laws and provide advice on how to prevent claims from arising.
9:45 a.m. – The Dos + Don'ts of Documentation; Jeffrey C, Miller
Documentation can be key if the need to discipline an employee occurs. Jeff will provide practical and legal advice regarding creating and maintaining accurate, sufficient and consistent documentation that can aid in making fair employment decisions and, if necessary, defending those employment decisions in court.
10:30 a.m. – Break
10:45 a.m. – Health Care Strategy in a Post-ACA World; Emily Adams
Emily Adams, employee benefits consultant at USI Insurance Services, will provide advice on various ways employers can handle health care costs while maintaining compliance with the Affordable Care Act.
11:30 a.m. – Telecommuting at Work: Who, What + How; Brendan Feheley
Telecommuting is increasingly becoming a part of the American work culture and can make it difficult for employers to manage and decipher what is considered working time. Brendan will examine this issue and offer processes and solutions companies should adopt to streamline policies on telecommuting.
12:30 p.m. – Questions + Answers
Free parking is available to all guests in the Fawcett Center lot. Guests will be asked to place a parking permit in their windshield. Kegler Brown will distribute the parking permit through e-mail the week of the seminar or the pass will be available at the registration table the morning of the seminar.
Registration + Fee
Please register by Tuesday, February 24, by contacting Jeff Dennis, firstname.lastname@example.org or (614) 462-5430. There is a $75.00 fee to attend this program. We accept cash, checks, and credit cards (except American Express) the day of the seminar. We also accept credit card payments in advance by telephone.