2020 EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE – 39TH ANNUAL ADVANCED CONFERENCE
This conference is an annual exploration of the most significant developments in labor and employment law, as well as new legislation and emerging trends. Over two days, you will review cases that have recently been decided in district, appellate courts and the U.S. Supreme Court. We will discuss how those decisions impact what employers need to be doing to conform with these decisions.
Designed for experienced employee relations/human resources professionals and attorneys, the 2020 Employment Law Update – 39th Annual Conference features superb faculty, important topics, and great peer networking opportunities. A not-to-be-missed conference!
Learning objectives for this conference include:
- You will better understand how to analyze and evaluate the relationship between federal regulations and the needs of your organization; and how they relate to maintaining appropriate relationships and working conditions.
- Ensuring your organizational personnel and management policies and practices conform to these various regulations.
- Be able solve problems that require more context and deeper analytical thinking.
Conference Tuition: $1,575
All IAML programs are presented at attractive destination locations nationwide. They are also available in-house for you and your team. Learn more.
Please note: Because of the dynamic changes taking place in employment law, IAML will make every effort to ensure that the program content presented is timely and includes all new significant developments in the area of employment law. Therefore, we reserve the right to modify the curriculum and/or instructors when such changes are deemed beneficial.
2020 topics include:
- Contractors, Contractors, Contractors…
- Does Title VII Protect Transgender Applicants and Employees from Discrimination? In 2020, the U.S. Supreme court will provide the answer.
- New Frontiers Under the ADA: Can an employer legally base an employment decision on its belief a non-disabled person might become disabled in the future? Plus, the latest cases on “reasonable” accommodation, what job functions are “essential,” and undue hardship.
- A Majority-Republican NLRB: What a Difference an Election Makes! The Latest NLRB cases as the current Labor Board seeks to undo its predecessor’s rulings.
- Retaliation and Whistle-Blower Cases: Still the “claim du jur.” Over fifty percent of all EEOC charges include an allegation of retaliation. We will discuss the latest cases and strategies for avoiding or successfully defending Retaliation and Whistle-Blower claims.
- Non-Competes, No-Solicitation Requirements, Non-Disclosure of Confidential Information and Arbitration Agreements: Are they enforceable? Should every employee be required to sign one? What are the benefits? The risks?
- The Latest Wage-and-Hour Law Developments: Including the Department of Labor’s new salary threshold for exempt status.
- Employee Handbooks: Do’s, Don’ts, and Maybe’s. When Is the Last Time You Updated Yours? Tips on how to draft or revise an employee handbook.
- Plus, a Comprehensive Update on the Most Important, Late-Breaking Labor and Employment Law Developments of 2020 Regarding Harassment, Social Media, Age Discrimination, Leaves of Absence and Other Topics.
- IAML Open ForumSo that everyone’s questions can be answered, there will be an “open forum” session that will provide you with an opportunity to ask questions regarding topics that were not covered.
Learn more about the conference.
IAML’s faculty is a veritable “who’s who” of leading attorneys and consultants with excellent academic credentials and extensive real world experience. Each member has enjoyed high ratings for their presentation skills and is an industry thought leader who inspires and shares our focus of ensuring the highest quality training programs available.
“Absolutely the best training I have ever attended. Ray Deeny is a fabulous instructor. His cutting edge knowledge and information made learning fun. Time flew by, left me wanting more.”
“I get more from these 2 days of interaction than in any other seminar. Will be sending many in my group to IAML offerings this year. Ray has amazing knowledge and his style allows for great interactive discussions and debates.”
“This conference was simply outstanding! This well-balanced program of case review and discussion adds so much value to any business. I strongly recommend this program to any business wishing to mitigate potential risk. Instructor was awesome!”
“The Advanced Employment Law Conference is the one conference I go to every year. I have always walked away with information I could apply immediately. There is no other seminar that is as timely and thorough as this one!”
SHRM has pre-approved this seminar for Professional Development Credits (PDCs) toward SHRM-CP℠ or SHRM-SCP℠ Certifications.
IAML is a recognized provider of recertification credits. HR Certification Institute® has pre-approved these programs towards aPHR™, aPHRi™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification.
IAML certifies that this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the minimum continuing legal education rules and regulations of the states listed below.
Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)
The Institute for Applied Management & Law, Inc. is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. This 2 day program has been approved for 13 PDCs.
HR Certification Institute (HRCI)
This 2 day program has been approved for 13 HR recertification credit hours toward PHR and SPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI).
Continuing legal education (additional fees for CLE application and/or reporting fees may apply):
*The states listed below have been approved for 2019. We will be submittting 2020 programs for approval from these states.
The Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission of the Alabama State Bar has approved this 2-day conference for 13 hours.
Alaska Bar members may claim credit for attendance at CLE programs offered in or from other jurisdictions if the program has been accredited by another CLE jurisdiction (which includes California.) The State Bar of California has approved this program for 13 hours.
The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 13 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona.
The Supreme Court of Arkansas Office of Professional Programs has approved this 2 day program for 13 hours.
This activity has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credits by the State Bar of California in the amount of 13 credit hours. IAML certifies that this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum, continuing legal education.
Florida Bar members may claim credit for attendance at CLE programs offered in or from other jurisdictions if the program has been accredited by another MCLE jurisdiction (which includes California.) This program has been approved by the State Bar of California for 13 hours. Florida credits are based on a 50-minute hour, therefore this course is eligible for 15.5 MCLE credit hours.
The Georgia Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency has approved this 2 day conference for 13 regular CLE hours.
Attorneys licensed in Hawaii who attend a course that has been approved for credit by a Hawaii State Bar approved jurisdiction (which includes California) may claim the CLE credits from the course or activity without seeking prior Board approval for the course or activity. This program has been approved by the State Bar of California for 13 hours.
Maine attorneys are eligible to receive 13 credit hours for this program through Maine’s reciprocity provision that allows credit hours for courses or activities approved by another MCLE state (which includes California) and certified by that state’s CLE regulatory authority will be accepted for identical credit by the Board of Overseers of the Bar in Maine.
This course has been submitted to the Minnesota Board of CLE for 13 credit hours.
The Mississippi Commission on CLE has approved this conference for 13 MCLE credit hours.
This course has been approved by the Missouri State Bar for 15.6 hours.
NHMCLE does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the New Hampshire MCLE requirement. IAML believes this course meets the requirements of New Hampshire Supreme Court Rule 53 and may qualify for 780 minutes (15.5 hours) toward the annual NHMCLE requirement. New Hampshire attendees must self-determine whether a program is eligible for credit, and self-report their attendance.
Attorneys licensed in New Jersey who attend an out-of-state CLE course that has been approved for credit by a New Jersey State Bar approved jurisdiction (which includes California) may claim the CLE credits from the course or activity without seeking prior Board approval for the course or activity. This program has been approved by the State Bar of California for 13 hours.
An attorney completing an eligible Approved Jurisdiction course (which includes California) may claim 15.5 hours of New York CLE credit in accordance with the requirements of the Program Rules, Regulations and Guidelines. This program has been approved by the State Bar of California.
This course has been submitted to the North Carolina State Bar Board of Continuing Legal Education for 13 hours.
This course has been submitted to the North Dakota Commission for CLE for 13 credit hours.
This course has been approved by the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 13 hours.
This conference has beeen approved by the Oklahoma MCLE Commission for 15.5 hours.
This activity has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of Pennsylvania in the amount of 13 credit hours. IAML certifies that this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of Pennsylvania governing minimum continuing legal education.
This Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education & Specialization has approved this program for 13.0 credit hours.
This course has been submitted to the Utah State Board of CLE for 13 credit hours.
This course has been submitted to the Vermont Supreme Court Board of Bar Examiners for 13 credit hours.
This course has been submitted to the West Virginia CLE Commission for CLE for 15.5 credit hours.
This course has been submitted to the Supreme Court of Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for 15.5 credit hours.
YOUR SATISFACTION IS GUARANTEED
We're confident you're going to find this program to be highly beneficial and a fantastic use of your training budget! If, for any reason, you aren't completely satisfied, we will reimburse your tuition costs.
The fee for the full 2 day 2020 Employment Law Update – 39th Annual Advanced Conference is $1,575.
The fee includes extensive, specially prepared seminar materials, coffee breaks, and a reception the first day. (Breakfast/lunch/dinner are on your own.)
While registrations may be accepted within the two weeks prior to the beginning of the seminar, we suggest that you call IAML to confirm space availability.
Are you eligible for a discount?
Registrants who have participated in a previous Employment Law Update Conference are entitled to a $100.00 discount, upon request at the time of registration.
Once an organization has enrolled a representative in any 2020 Employment Law Update Conference, subsequent 2020 Employment Law Update Conference registrants from the same organization are entitled to a $50.00 discount, upon request at the time of registration.
To receive the discount, participants need not attend the same location or date. Discounts must be requested at the time of registration and are not combinable with other discount offers.
Very attractive discounts are available to organizations which send 5 or more participants to IAML seminars in any 12 month period. Participants do not necessarily need to attend the seminar at the same location or time.
Your policy requires payment two weeks in advance. Can I register for a program that is taking place in less than two weeks?
Yes, based on space availability. You will be asked for a credit card number at the time of registration, or you may be asked to send a check via overnight mail. Because IAML’s cancellation policy requires written notification at least two weeks in advance, by registering for a program less than two weeks in advance you are liable for the entire fee, even if you do not attend.
What is your cancellation/transfer policy?
Participants will receive a full refund of any fees paid if IAML receives written notification that they will be unable to attend at least two weeks prior to their program’s starting date. Otherwise, participants are liable for the entire fee. Registrants requesting a transfer to another program within this two week period will be charged an additional fee of $150.00. You may substitute an associate at any time at no additional fee.
Is the hotel included in my enrollment fee?
You are responsible for making your own hotel reservation. IAML has made arrangements for participants to receive discounted room rates at the hotels where the seminars will be held. To reserve a room at our special rate you must make your reservation at least 35 days in advance of the seminar. If you experience any difficulty in making your hotel reservation, even if it’s less than 35 days in advance please call IAML, we may be able to assist you in securing a room at the seminar hotel.
WHICH LOCATION WORKS BEST WITH YOUR SCHEDULE?
September 21 - 22, 2020
Seminar Schedule & Faculty
John F. Wymer, III, Esq., Partner, Thompson Hine
September 21-22, 2020
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
*We reserve the right to change instructors when such changes are advisable for academic reasons or when circumstances are beyond our control.
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*We reserve the right to change seminar venue when such changes are advisable for academic reasons or when circumstances are beyond our control.