Latest developments in labor, employment and immigration law to be highlighted during November 15 seminar



DETROIT, Mich. – Each day is a new adventure for employers as they keep pace with new policies, procedures and laws. Human resources professionals, business owners, in-house attorneys, and anyone involved in human resources or employment issues, will have an opportunity to learn about the latest developments during a seminar featuring a variety of workshops presented by Butzel Long attorneys.

Butzel Long will host its 26th Annual Labor, Employment, and Immigration Law Forum on Friday, November 15, 2013 at The Dearborn Inn, located at 20301 Oakwood Boulevard in Dearborn. Registration begins at 7:15 a.m. The program runs from 8:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. The $175 registration fee includes continental breakfast, lunch and seminar materials. Register online at For inquiries, call Aurélie Martins at (313) 983-6907 or email:

Workshop session topics include:

  • Form I-9 and E-verify – What You Need to Know [This workshop will provide guidance to employers regarding proper completion of the recently revised Form I-9 and will discuss U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (USICE) compliance and enforcement issues relating to the Form I-9.]
  • Immigration 101 for HR Professionals
  • So You Think You’re Set? (This workshop will discuss “outside the box” immigration issues that take place after an approval of any particular classification.) 
  • Michigan’s Right-to-Work Law and the Future of Union Organizing: What Unionized and Non-Unionized Employers Need to Know
  • Wage Hour – Are You Making Costly Mistakes?
  • Be Prepared: Next Steps Under Health Care Reform, and Self-Audit Steps to Avoid Common Employee Benefit Errors
  • It Can “Leave” You Crazy [This workshop will focus on navigating leave issues for the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Workers Compensation]
  • Trade Secret Protection for the Modern Employer: Confidentiality Policies/Contracts, Noncompete Agreements, and Effective Security Protocols
  • From the Beginning to the End: Best Practices for Hiring and Terminating
  • Bullying in the Workplace (This workshop will discuss how to identify it and what employers can do about it.)
  • National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and the Uncertainty Ahead
  • Understanding Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) New Rules Regarding Affirmative Action for Protected Veterans and Disabled Individuals

About Butzel Long

Established in 1854, Butzel Long is a full-service law firm with offices in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing and Ann Arbor, Mich. New York, NY and, Washington, D.C., as well as alliance offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Mexico City and Monterrey. The firm is an active member of Lex Mundi, a global association of 160 independent law firms. Visit the Butzel Long website at

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Media Contact: Maribeth Farkas at Caponigro Public Relations Inc.,
(248) 353-3030, ext. 2114

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