Butzel Long hosts 28th Annual Labor, Employment, Benefits and Immigration Law Forum November 5, 2015 in Dearborn

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Human resources professionals have a daily challenge to stay ahead of the curve on labor and employment law matters. Butzel Long labor, employment, employee benefits and immigration attorneys can help by offering insight on a wide-range of topics during the firm’s 28th Annual Labor, Employment, Benefits and Immigration Law Forum on Thursday, November 5, 2015 at Henry Ford College, located at 5101 Evergreen Road in Dearborn.

The seminar begins with registration at 7:15 a.m. The conference runs from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The $145 registration fee includes continental breakfast, lunch and seminar materials. Please visit events/28th-annual-labor-employment-benefits-and-immigration-law-forum for more information on available continuing education credits.

“Our goal is to provide a good balance of legal requirements and practical information that will help human resources professionals day-to-day,” said Daniel B. Tukel, Chair of Butzel Long’s Labor and Employment Law Department.

The Butzel Long seminar kicks off with a Super Session titled, “The Department of Labor’s Plans to Expand Overtime Pay Eligibility and to Attack Misclassification of Employees as Independent Contractors.”

Participants can then select two of the eight workshops offered on issues faced by most employers. Workshop session topics include:

  • What EVERY (Even Non-Union) Employer Needs to Know About the New Union Election Rules
  • How to Address FMLA Abuses and Intermittent Leave Issues
  • Proceed with Caution – Top Ten Takeaways for Employee Benefits
  • Best Practices for Properly Completing and Retaining I-9 Form
  • The Broadening Scope of Sex Discrimination Claims
  • Recruiting and Retaining the Best Employees
  • Preventing and Remedying Employee Theft of Trade Secrets
  • Hot Topics in Immigration Law: A Discussion of Recent Developments

Attendees will then attend a panel presentation titled, “HR Practices that Work”, where Butzel attorneys and human resource professional guest panelists will identify and discuss methods of creating an improved workplace for management and employees.

Register online at www.butzel.com. For inquiries, contact Charmese Wilson at (313) 983-6904 or email at wilsonc@butzel.com.

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