Latest Workplace Issues Impacting Employers Focus of November 14 Conference


Butzel Long hosts 32nd Annual Labor, Employment, Benefits and Immigration Law Forum at MotorCity Casino Hotel in Detroit

DETROIT, Mich. –  Human resources professionals, general counsel, business owners and all who deal with employees, must hit the ground running each day to keep up with a maze of labor, employment, employee benefits and immigration law issues.  Butzel Long’s 32nd Annual Labor, Employment, Employee Benefits and Immigration Law Forum will focus on key legal matters on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at the MotorCity Casino Hotel, located at 2901 Grand River Avenue in Detroit.

The seminar begins with registration at 7:15 a.m. The conference takes place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The $190 registration fee includes a continental breakfast, lunch and seminar materials. The program is pending approval for both 4 (HR (General)) recertification credits by the HR Certification Institute as well as 4 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.

“Labor, employment, benefits and immigration issues change constantly,” said Daniel B. Tukel, Chair of Butzel Long’s Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits Department. “We have developed 12 workshops to address some of the top workplace issues employers face today.”

Workshop session topics include:

  • Recent Changes in Immigration: Impact on Employers and their Foreign National Employees 
  • Workplace Violence and the Mentally Challenged Employee 
  • Employee Benefits Issues Worth Losing Sleep Over – A Roundtable Discussion 
  • Marijuana in the Workplace 
  • Challenges in Business Immigration: Strategies for Employers of Foreign National Employees 
  • Leaves and Other Workplace Accommodation Issues 
  • EMERGENCY! What to do When Your Company’s Valuable Assets are at Risk 
  • FMLA Issues
  • How the NLRB Affects Your Non-Union Employees 
  • Politics in the Workplace: What You Need to Know 
  • FLSA Updates 
  • Labor and Employment Compliance: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

A highlight will be a lunchtime program describing Employment Best Practices featuring a panel of Butzel Long attorneys and prominent business representatives who will discuss their company’s best employment-related practices in areas including diversity and employee retention, to name a few.

For more information or to register online, visit event. For inquiries, contact Nairi Chopjian at 313-225-7012 or

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