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2015 Government Contractor Employment Law Symposium

Past Event Detail

October 14, 2015
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST
Hyatt Regency Reston
1800 Presidents Street
Reston, VA 20190
Registration Fee: $150.00

Government contractors have unique challenges with respect to compliance with employment and labor laws generally, and with specific obligations imposed by FAR Clauses and Executive Orders that arise from entering into federal contracts. Existing and proposed regulations are putting government contractors under the spotlight. Compliance is critical to every contractor’s business plan.

A first step in this ever-changing legal landscape is identifying actions contractors should consider taking. Join attorneys from a multi-disciplinary team of national employment law firm Jackson Lewis for a full day of interactive discussions and practical solutions addressing the latest developments in workplace laws and requirements. Come with questions, leave with a plan.

This unique, fast-paced, intermediate-to-advanced level seminar is geared towards in-house counsel, management and HR professionals.

Topics Covered:

  • Understanding and Preparing for Compliance with the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces ("Blacklisting") Executive Order
  • Top Compliance Challenges with The Service Contract Act and Federal Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors Executive Order
  • Disability, Leave & Health Management: Navigating Increasingly Complex Leave Laws
  • Covering Your Assets: Making Defensible Employment Decisions Without Upsetting Your Client
  • Corporate Compliance, Ethics Requirements, and the False Claims Act
  • How the New Ban-the-Box Laws Impact the Hiring Practices of Government Contractors
  • Overreaching by the EEOC and NLRB: How to Avoid Unwanted Agency Attention
  • Strategies for Handling Workplace Violence Concerns
  • The New DOL Regulations Regarding Overtime
  • Controlling Marijuana Use in the “Legalized” Workplace Environment
  • EEO in the Age of Big Data
  • Dealing with an Employee’s Unlawful Conduct
  • It’s Hard to be a Government Contractor – And It’s About to Get Harder

For topic descriptions and complete agenda, click here to view the event brochure.

Contact Us for More Information

Please contact Ramlah Bari at ramlah.bari@jacksonlewis.com or 703-483-8377.