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2016 Kansas City Region Leave Management Boot Camp & Labor & Employment Law Symposium

Past Event Detail

November 3, 2016
12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Sheraton Overland Park Hotel at the Convention Center
6100 College Boulevard
Overland Park, KS 66211
Credits
CLE
Pending
HRCI
Pending
SHRM
Pending

Join attorneys from the national employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. for a half-day of interactive discussions and practical solutions addressing the latest developments in workplace law, followed by cocktails and networking.

This program is designed for corporate counsel, human resources management and professionals, and business owners.

What You’ll Learn

Leave Management Boot Camp: Making All the Pieces Fit
Managing accommodation requests and employee leaves of absence continue to vex employers.  FMLA lawsuits and investigations are on the rise, the EEOC is targeting ADA and pregnancy disability cases, and every time you look, another state or municipality has passed another reasonable accommodation or paid sick leave law.  If you are tired of playing “defense,” don’t miss this exciting and though-provoking leave management “boot camp” in which Frank Alvarez, the founder of Jackson Lewis’ Disability, Leave & Health Management Practice, and Lindsey Poling, an associate in the Kansas City Region office, offer their insights on proactive steps employers must implement now to respond to these new compliance exposures and to break down internal silos that contribute to ineffective and passive management of leave and related disability accommodation issues.

Are You Ready for the New Overtime Rules?
Does your company have exempt employees who currently make less than $47,000 per year?The U.S. Department of Labor’s new regulations regarding which employees can be exempt from overtime pay are set to take effect on December 1.Learn about the new rules and several options you may have for compliance with respect to affected employees.

The Current and Future State of Transgender and LGBT Issues in the Workplace
An exploration of the evolving obligations of employers in light of the EEOC’s recent pronouncements regarding transgender rights and the ongoing societal debate regarding LGBT issues in the workplace and beyond.

Contact Us for More Information

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