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Employment Law Update

Chicago, IL   Four Seasons Hotel   July 21 - 22, 2016
San Francisco, CA   Westin St. Francis   July 14 - 15, 2016
Washington, DC   W Washington DC   July 28 - 29, 2016


Washington DC - Our 2016 programs will now be held at the W Hotel, conveniently located next door to the White-House!

The 2016 brochure is now available.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - Don't miss the California-specific one-day Employment Law Update, coinciding with the Federally-based program on July 14-15 in San Francisco. More information is contained in the brochure.

Topics covered include:

  • Developments in Equal Employment Opportunity...a review of recent Supreme Court cases, and significant appellate and trial court cases and their application and implications for the employment law and human resource community, particularly the prospects for new anti-discrimination laws and enforcement actions;
  • State and Local Employment Law Update...this session explores key state and local anti-discrimination laws and identifies how they differ from their federal counterparts - scope, burdens of proof, remedies, sanctions;
  • Expansion of Retaliation and Whistleblowing Claims...coverage of "protected activity," retaliatory harrassment, "unreasonable opposition," and much more, as well as the continued surge of whistleblower, Dodd Frank and Sarbanes-Oxley issues, and the expansion of Sarbanes-Oxley;
  • Tricky Independent Contractor Misclassification...covering the always contentious issue of "employee" vs. "independent contractor" and DOL's Misclassification Task Force, along with other current IC challenges;
  • The e-Workplace: Restricting Employees' Use of Technology, Social Media and the up-to-date analysis of key legal, IT and human resource issues relating to workers' privacy and organizations' information-security;
  • Harassment & Investigations...recent judicial and EEOC developments, and coverage of the legal requirements in conducting internal investigations;
  • ADA developments on "reasonable accommodation," including the definition of "reasonable," triggers to the interactive process and much more;
  • FMLA Practice and Pitfalls...analyzing FMLA notice issues with today's technology as it affects communication, handling medical certifications, "care" for a family member, and other relevant issues;
  • Overlap of ADA, FMLA & Related Issues....presented as a interactive case study.

    This program provides between 12.0-14.5 CLE / HRCI / CEU credit hours.

    Early Registration Fee: $895.00 (available until approximately 3 weeks prior to the seminar date, please consult brochure for exact date)

    Registration Fee: $945.00

    The use of this seal is not an endorsement by HRCI of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met HRCI's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.