Seminar: Safeguarding Employers in 2012 - Changes in Employment, Benefits and Labor Law

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April 12, 2012
Windows on Minnesota, 50th Floor, IDS Center

Registration and Continental Breakfast 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Seminar 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Lunch 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Topics to include the following:

Keeping Up With The Joneses, Inc.
Maintaining a compensation and benefits package that is equal to, or better than, your competitors is critical to attract and retain the best employees. We will discuss current compensation and benefit trends, and the legal issues you should consider if you decide to follow some of these trends.
Steve Brunn, Shareholder

Hiring in the Internet Age
Increasingly, employers use online and other searches to make sure their next hire isn't a costly mistake. We'll discuss the legal risks and benefits of conducting such searches and ways to avoid negligent hiring, discrimination, privacy and Fair Credit Reporting Act claims.
Sally Scoggin, Shareholder and Michael Wilhelm, Associate

What You Don't Know Can Hurt You - Why Labor Law Matters to Non-Union Employers
Employee Facebook posts, blogs, e-mails, discussions about wages, complaints about managers, and a whole host of other employee and employer behavior is covered by federal labor law. This session provides an overview of how labor law applies to all employers, new developments under the current NLRB, and what you can do so that you don't inadvertently subject your organization to liability.
Michael Moberg, Shareholder

What to Do When the Employee Sues?
In today's challenging economic times, lawsuits may be unavoidable. We will address the steps necessary to help reduce your organization's exposure and protect its interests, including: evaluating whether the matter is an insured claim; preserving relevant evidence; investigating the facts and circumstances of the lawsuit and avoiding potential retaliation claims.
David Schooler and Jason Hedican, Shareholders

Managing the Troublesome Employee - Panel Discussion
This panel of experienced human resources and legal professionals explores how to handle employees who are absent too much, produce too little, drink too often, harass too many, threaten too frequently or lead too rarely.
Michael Miller and Ann Huntrods, Shareholders
John Barker, Counsel - H.B. Fuller
Mary Jerome, Director of Human Resources - Catholic Charities
Nathan Pommeranz, SPHR, HR Business Partner Manager - Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America

Additional details are available here.

Please RSVP by e-mail to Dena Edmiston by Thursday, April 5th, 2012.