Managing Labor Costs and Employment Issues in Difficult Times

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June 4, 2009
8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. | Briggs and Morgan, Minneapolis

The current state of the economy has forced many businesses and employers to make difficult choices. Please join attorneys Stephen A. Brunn and David A. Schooler for an informative discussion regarding the various issues companies are facing, including voluntary separation programs, wage cuts, cuts in hours, reorganizations, and involuntary reductions in force.

Topics to be covered:

  • Requirements and prohibitions imposed on employers by applicable state and federal statutes and regulations;
  • How to outline best practices for handling the planning and implementation of cost reduction measures that affect employees;
  • An understanding of employment law pitfalls when conducting layoffs, furloughs, wage and hour reductions, and plant closures; and
  • Strategies for reducing costs associated with employee benefit plans.

Continental breakfast starts at 7:30 a.m. The seminar will run from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. R.S.V.P. by June 2 to Sarah Sticha by e-mail.