Employment Law Conference - Mid-Year

Chicago, IL   The Gwen   May 10 - 11, 2018
Washington, DC   Renaissance Washington DC Dupont Circle Hotel   May 17 - 18, 2018
Las Vegas, NV   Four Seasons Hotel   May 24 - 25, 2018

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The brochure that is now available is from the 2017 program and is representative of the type of agenda that will be covered in 2018. The 2018 brochure will be available in early February.

Our Mid-Year Employment Law Conference: The definitive advanced-level update of the most important developments affecting the employment policies and practices of business and government.

NELI's Faculty will be monitoring activity in all areas of employment law under the new Administration to ensure presentations and materials are current.

Topics typically include:

  • Equal Employment Opportunity Law Developments - An update of Supreme Court and significant appellate court cases and their application and implications for employment law practitioners;
  • Update on Retaliation and Whistleblowing - Determining "protected activity," what negates an inference of "causation," the widening court split concerning the so-called "managers rule," the cat's paw doctrine as applied to retaliation claims, etc., and an update on the ever-changing area of Dodd Frank and Sarbanes-Oxley issues;
  • Complex Wage and Hour Issues - Recent decisions and new DOL regulations and initiatives, status of the 2016 changes to white collar exemption, the continued wave of cases involving interns and independent contractors, and more;
  • Independent Contractor Misclassification - Covering the contentious issue of "employee" vs. "independent contractor" amid continuing and concerted enforcement efforts of the NLRB, OFCCP, EEOC and the Wage-Hour Division, among other things;
  • FMLA Compliance and Best Practices - Focusing on what's new from DOL, including its Employer's Guide to FMLA, joint employment fact sheet and topics for on-site investigations, FMLA communications to employees, fitness-for-duty medical exams, and a host of other timely and important discussion items to ensure legal compliance with the FMLA;
  • ADA Update -- A thorough review of cases analyzing a multitude of issues surrounding "Reasonable Accommodation;"
  • Case Study on ADA, FMLA and Overlap Issues; and
  • Ethics in Labor & Employment Law - 1 full Ethics credit hour.

    Please note: Time slots on the agenda are subject to change.

    Participants will receive a hard copy manual, along with a downloadable, searchable PDF, that will contain, as appropriate for each topic, a discussion of legal and regulatory developments together with sample forms, policies and checklists, a research and reference tool not to be without.

    This program will provide between 12-14.5 CLE hours (including 1 hour of ethics), depending upon the jurisdiction.

    Early Registration Fee: $945.00 (available until approximately 3 weeks prior to the seminar date, please consult brochure for exact date)

    Registration Fee: $995.00

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