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Key Legal Issues in Louisiana Human Resources & Employment Law

Date and Time
11.18.15

Key Legal Issues in Louisiana Human Resources & Employment Law
This interactive program will help you effectively manage employment-related issues. You will hear and see how seemingly minor situations can easily become excruciating and expensive legal proceedings, including jury trials. This training will benefit chief executive officers, chief operating officers, human resources professionals and in-house counsel with labor and employment responsibility. Ask all the questions you may have while attending the program—our experienced attorneys will be there to give you the information you need!

Agenda:

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Workplace Harassment & How to Handle Internal Investigations
Presented by: Scott Schneider, Partner

This session will provide the legal basics on workplace harassment law as well as discuss recent local cases and emerging issues with respect to workplace harassment. It will also provide a detailed discussion on how to conduct top-notch internal investigations.

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Successfully Recruiting, Hiring & Retaining Individuals with Disabilities
Presented by: Michelle Anderson, Associate

During this session, there will be discussion on what it means to have a disability and the importance of reasonable accommodations. There will be a review of the legal aspects of employing individuals with disabilities and the benefits of having a diverse workforce. The presenter will share her experience in working with disabled individuals, programs that can assist employers in bringing those with disabilities into their workforce, and offer practical tools and tips to recruit, hire, train, and retain people with disabilities.

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Break/Networking

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Hot Issues in Labor & Employment Law
Presented by: Theresa Gallion, Partner

This session will run down all of the hot issues with respect to labor & employment law, including developments with transgender employees, joint employer status, wage & hour issues, and much more.

Date and time:
Wednesday, November 18, 2015

8:00 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Presentation

Location:
Renaissance Hotel
Baton Rouge
7000 Bluebonnet Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70810

Cost:
$75 per person or $65 when more than one person registers from the same company

Space is limited, so please RSVP to Pam Christenberry at (504) 310-3802 or pchristenberry@fisherphillips.com.


**This program has been submitted to the HR Certification Institute and SHRM for review.

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