Business team at a seminarPlease join us for our annual fall seminar on October 27, 2016 at the Hartford Marriott Downtown. This promises to be an interesting and informative program regarding recent developments in labor and employment law. Our half-day seminar will include discussions of the timely topics listed here as well as updates on recent legislation and court decisions affecting employers.

When: October 27, 2016 from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Where: Hartford Marriott Downtown, 200 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT
Download: event brochure

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No Debate About It: These Are Hot Topics
~Presenters: Gabriel J. Jiran and Jarad M. Lucan

This session will cover the latest developments of concern to employers in a lively debate format particularly appropriate for the election season. Topics will include the new overtime rules, the ability of student assistants to unionize, updates from the NLRB, and issues related to employer investigations.

I-9 Compliance in a Modern Era: Remote Employees, Audits and Enforcement–Oh My!
~Presenters: Brenda A. Eckert and Ashley E. Mendoza

As technology advances and companies globalize, new issues continually arise in connection with I-9 compliance. This session will identify and address several modern hot-topics in I-9 compliance, including: remote employee document verification; electronic vs. paper I-9 retention; how to be prepared for an audit; enforcement trends; and pros and cons of the E-verify system.

Hiring Without Headaches: Avoiding Issues on the Road to Hiring Great Employees
~Presenters: Daniel A. Schwartz and Christopher E. Engler

This session will explore the screening and hiring process for employees, including recent “ban the box” legislation and the use of social media in screening applicants.

The Contemporary Workplace: Considerations for Transgendered Employees
~Presenters: Kevin M. Roy and Peter J. Murphy

This session will review the multitude of matters for employers to consider with transgendered employees as a part of the workforce.

We hope that you can join us for this important discussion for private and public employers.

Click here to download the seminar brochure.