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Hot Employment Topics for 2017

November 30, 2016
12:45 - 4:30 p.m.
Miller Canfield - 99 Monroe Avenue NW, Suite 1200, Grand Rapids MI 49503

Establishing sound employment policies and practices is critical to the success of a business. Join Miller Canfield for engaging, comprehensive presentations featuring the latest trends and best practices in employment law.

HRCI and CLE credits pending.

Agenda
12:45 - 1:00 p.m. - Registration
1:00 - 4:30 p.m. - Presentations
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. - Cocktail Reception

Schedule
1:00 – 2:45 p.m.
HOT TOPICS IN LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW
As this year comes to a close, Doug and Leigh will help you get prepared for what is ahead and likely to be “hot” in 2017. They will touch on a variety of topics, including the latest in harassment and discrimination, the new overtime rules, misclassification of contractors/employees, and OSHA rules related to drug and alcohol policies.

Presenters:  Leigh Schultz and Doug Callander

2:45 – 2:55 p.m.
BREAK

2:55 – 3:45 p.m.
NLRB UPDATE:  How have recent NLRB decisions continued to impact non-union employers? 
In this session we will discuss how the NLRB continues to expand what is considered to be “protected concerted activity;” the handbook rules it continues to consider unlawful; who can organize a union; and the changing definition of “employer” under the National Labor Relations Act. 

Presenter:  Amy Zdravecky

3:45 – 4:30 p.m.
IMMIGRATION – COMPLIANCE AND VISAS
During this session we will cover I-9 and employment eligibility requirements and compliance for employers; temporary nonimmigrant visa classifications; hiring, retention and firing of foreign workers; and an overview of the employment-based green card process.

Presenter:  Rebecca Mancini

There is no cost to attend.