Seminar: Safeguarding Employers in 2011 - Changes in Employment, Benefits and Labor Law

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April 14, 2011
8 a.m. – 12:00 a.m. | Windows on Minnesota, 50th Floor, IDS Center, Minneapolis

Topics to include the following:

What's New at the DOL
This session will cover “Hot Topics” in wage and hour and employee classification at the state and federal level. Discussions will center on issues of stepped-up enforcement of existing regulations, new regulations, and hints of new regulation by the Department of Labor, as well as case studies of employers affected by these regulations.
Sally Scoggin and Steve Wilson, Shareholders - Employment, Benefits and Labor

Working Under a More Union-Friendly NLRB
What every employer, union and non-union, needs to know about changes in labor law to stay out of trouble and union free. Although the Employee Free Choice Act appears dead in the water, the current administration’s NLRB has already made changes in federal labor law that affect all employers, and appears poised to make it easier for unions to organize. Find out what you need to know to keep your company prepared. 
Michael Moberg and John Hauge, Shareholders - Employment, Benefits and Labor

Protecting Assets
This update regarding recent developments will analyze the type of policies, written agreements, and procedures that companies should consider adopting to protect their proprietary information and their customer relationships. We will review information technology and social media policies, as well as discuss recent cases involving non-compete, non-solicitation, and non-disclosure agreements.
Michael Miller and Neal Buethe, Shareholders - Employment, Benefits and Labor

Benefits Update
An overview of new developments regarding employer-sponsored group health plans, with an emphasis on wellness programs, and the types of benefits employers are choosing to offer under their programs. For retirement plans, an update on legislative changes, including the new fiduciary and disclosure rules. And, an update on executive compensation and Section 409A of the Code.
Ira Friedrich and Steve Brunn, Shareholders - Employment, Benefits and Labor

Registration and continental breakfast begins at 8 a.m. The seminar runs from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Please click here for more details.

Please RSVP by e-mail to Sarah Mohs by Thursday, April 7, 2011.