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CBIA/Jackson Lewis Employment Law Conference

Past Event Detail

November 6, 2015
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM EST
Sheraton Hartford South Hotel
100 Capital Boulevard
Rocky Hill, CT 06067

Join us and learn how to avoid potentially devastating lawsuits and keep your workplace productive while facing challenges from a legal and regulatory landscape that is evolving at a faster pace than ever.

Topics Covered:

  • Wage & Hour Update: Proposed changes to overtime regulations; increased scrutiny of worker misclassification; independent contractor status
  • EEOC Update: Agency enforcement guidance documents on pregnancy discrimination and background checks; regulatory changes on wellness programs and use of genetic information (GINA); strategy to attack systemic discrimination; new LGBT protections; and impact of these federal developments on Connecticut CHRO activities
  • Leave Update: FMLA; bereavement; gender boundaries/LGBT; definition of spouse; ADA accommodations, what’s reasonable; Connecticut paid FMLA proposal
  • Marijuana at Work: Legal status/employer obligations regarding medicinal and recreational use; state/federal law conflicts; testing; impairment; ADA
  • NLRA Update: Activist National Labor Relations Board; NLRB General Counsel guidance memos on social media, workplace policies; new regulations on “quickie” elections

Your ability to stay on top of legal issues that directly affect individual employees and your organization is critical to your success as an HR professional, and to your company’s bottom line.

Each attendee will receive an electronic copy of Jackson Lewis’ publication, the Connecticut Employment Law Manual.

Registration Fee:  CBIA Member: $186.11  |  Non-Member: $239.29