“My job requires that I constantly seek the latest tools and information to stay on the cutting edge of today’s changing world. I can honestly say that the Certificate in Employee Relations Law Seminar was the best training that I have ever experienced. This seminar really kept my attention and was presented by excellent instructors.”

Willie Robinson, PhD

Workforce Planning & Integration Manager, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics

“The seminar was second to none. All of the information was very well delivered and explained in detail so that everyone, from the least to the most experienced, was able to understand. IAML did an outstanding job and I will be sure to highly recommend your seminars to anyone”

Laurie Keenan

Employee Relations Manager, Mohegan Sun Casino

“I cannot emphasize enough how impressed I was with this seminar, especially the presenters, who were knowledgeable, interesting and effective. Their styles kept our attention, they encouraged discussion and answered questions definitively.”

Timothy Price

Associate Corporate Counsel, Kentucky Employers Mutual Insurance

“This was my third IAML seminar and I have been very impressed each time.  The information is comprehensive, in-depth, and very relevant.  I plan to attend more IAML seminars in the future.”

Gloria Lindsey

Human Resources Benefits Manager, Thiele Kaolin Company

“Vast knowledge and experience of the instructors; entertaining, dynamic presentation style; discussion method of training was well received; linkage of legal facts to cases was enlightening.”

Jose Martinez

Facilities Maintenance Program Manager, Sandia National Laboratories

“The class allowed me to take what I learned and apply it back at my job. Many times training seminars only cover the basics – this seminar really got down to the detail of things which was great.”

Stephanie Calhoun

Vice President Human Resources, CenturyLink

“This is one of the best seminars I have ever attended.  Mr. Matchett, especially, was thoroughly engaging and his energy, enthusiasm and enjoyment of his subjects was infectious.  I was sorry for it to end on Friday.”

John Livingston

Assistant General Counsel & Human Resources Director, , Liberty National Life Insurance Company,

“One of the best training seminars I’ve attended!  Very valuable to what I do every day, especially in reviewing litigation cases.  There was much value in the interaction with other HR peers.  Thank you for the valued experience!”

Jennifer Capozziello

HR Business Partner, Cigna

“I thought the seminar was very informative!  I will definitely utilize my new skills I have acquired during the training.  I would highly recommend others to use IAML as their training/learning tool.  I cannot wait for the next conference!”

Stephanie Banach

Human Resources Coordinator, Tikigaq Corporation

“This seminar touched upon nuances other training programs do not which helped to prepare participants to be ahead of the curve.”

Tracy Alves

Director of Human Resources, VHS Transportation

“My only wish is that I had attended this seminar earlier in my career!  The information I learned is invaluable and the real world scenarios were execllent.”

Christina Lipetzky

Human Resources Manager, Montana Department of Environmental Quality

“This was my first seminar with IAML and I was very impressed!  The speakers were great and the sessions were very informative.  I’ll definitely attend again!”

Holly Dean

Employment Manager, Alfa Insurance Company

“All three instructors were wonderful in their own way. Finding attorneys who can teach is a rarity.  I found the information current and relevant.  It will definitely have an impact on my HR practices.  Thank you for a great seminar!”

Heidi Hill

Senior Professional, Antea Group

“The instructors were outstanding. They know the law and they understand the day-to-day implications for managers and HR professionals. The cases were fascinating, the implications were clear and all of the speakers had a wonderful sense of humor.”

Wesley Masters

Director of Human Resources, Comunilife, Inc.

“I found the seminar to be very informative and relevant. You certainly have two gems in Gavin and Wayne. Their knowledge of the subject matter and the ease in which they interact with the attendees made the seminar a true success. I have stated as much to the powers that be here in a formal memo, and have recommended the seminar to other managers.”

Robert Smith

Director, Employee Relations, Philadelphia Gas Works


“The conference was a great experience.  It is easy to see why John Wymer is one of THE TOP employment law attorneys in the U.S.  He is an exceptional presenter; his ability to convey information in layman’s terms is paramount.”

June Cochran

VP, Finance & Administration, Stewart Lubricants & Service Company, Inc.

“Really enjoyed Ray’s presentation; particularly the way he shared his viewpoint when describing today’s labor and employment law environment!”

Bill Davidson

Senior Ethics Coordinator, Georgia Power Co.

“The use of actual cases was extremely helpful in conveying the current laws and the wide open interpretations of the laws.  All skillfully done and interesting.”

Tonimarie Nazzario

Senior Human Resources Director, Center City District

“As always, a great conference.  John and Ray were their usual – entertaining and informative.”

Roy Thrash, Esq.

Chief Counsel, Labor & Employment, International Paper

“John Wymer’s knowledge of current case law and ease of interaction with the class is exceptional.”

Mike Reinerth

Chief Human Resources Officer, Sparrow Health System

“This conference is one of the best methods to stay up-to-date in the ever-changing world of employment law.”

Jeff Herring

Chief Human Resources Officer, University of Utah

“IAML is my ‘go-to’ source for continuing education to ensure I am current in employment law.  John Wymer consistently provides applicable case studies and ‘real life’ interpretations of the law.  He keeps the class entertained while at the same time providing us with tips we can implement immediately in our own companies.”

Susie White, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Director, Employee Relations, Alfa Insurance Company

“John’s knowledge of the material is excellent and his presentation style is exceptional.  His experience in the field helps to make the course what it is.”

E. Denise Teuscher

Lead Labor Relations Specialist, Battelle Energy Alliance

“One of the best programs I’ve been to!  Ray has a great sense of humor.  Knowledge base of attendees was great and learned a lot from that interaction as well.”

Kris Ellis, SPHR

Sr. Human Resources Generalist, InPro Corp.

“I was very impressed from the beginning with Mr. Wymer’s manner of engaging the entire class regarding what we wanted out of it.  He was extremely knowledgeable.  I would hope ot have him as an instructor in the future.”

Jaclyn Thomson

Employee & Labor Relations, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

“Another outstanding conference.  IAML and John Wymer continue to provide excellent training; and the information is always current and useful.  There is never a doubt about the functional substance in an IAML conference.”

Vicki R. Vanderpool

Employee Relations & Compliance Manager, Ingram Industries, Inc.

“Outstanding conference.  One of the best I’ve been to!  John Wymer presenting made the “could-be dry” tropics into “interesting” topics and he kept the group going.  Great presenter!”

Nicole Zemanek

Sr. HR Consultant, Plum Coaching & HR Consulting

“Great conference as usual. The instructors are terrific and the information they present will definitely help keep our management out of trouble.”

Keith Goto

Vice President, Human Resources, Alexander & Baldwin, Inc.

From the HR Essentials to the Advanced Employment Law Conference, you get nothing less than excellence. You can trust and respect the quality of the presenters. Keep up the great work IAML!”

Christopher Lopez

Sr. Director - Labor and Employee Relations, The Coca-Cola Company

“The program was very informative, the conversation and informal interaction with other participants was very useful.  John was awesome with his delivery of the material and made every effort to address questions and topics that we raised.”

Charlotte Witt

Senior Employee Relations Specialist, Christiana Care Health System


“Brenda Heinicke was fantastic!  She did an amazing job of presenting the information clearly and concisely.  Her high energy level engaged us in thought provoking conversations instead of ‘talking at us’ like many instructors tend to do.”

Brittany Hepler

Mobility Supervisor, Dayle McIntosh Disability Resource

“Excellent seminar!  This is the second IAML class I have attended.  As a new manager, the information presented was invaluable!  The instructor was amazing!  I will definitely be back!”

Holly Dean

Employment Manager, Alfa Insurance Company

“Both speakers were excellent.  Their real life experiences and examples helped me to relate.  The interaction in/within class was very helpful.  Very informative!”

Kristin Stinson

HR Training and Compliance Officer, SOC Nevada, LLC

“Overall the material and training was great!  The instructor was informative.  I will definitely recommend to others!”

Noelle Lees, CCP

Human Resources Business Partner, Hertz

“Just what I needed – ‘real world’ legal examples from someone on the employers side.”

Katie Parsons

HR & Safety, Ralcorp Holdings, Inc.

“Both instructors were very knowledgeable and their style kept the material interesting!”

Christina Kennedy

Assistant Executive Director, Loving Care Hospice & Home Health

“I am taking away so much more knowledge than what I had walking in to the room on the first day.  Di Ann’s energy, enthusiasm, and passion made the class interesting and engaging. I am looking forward to sharing some of what I learned with my fellow co-workers, and begin to implement some positive changes.”

Megan Mihelick

Human Resources Generalist, Dow Corning Corporation

“It was a great experience, and I am very thankful that I was allowed the opportunity to attend.  I will look forward to more opportunities in the future.”

Molly A. Boyer

Human Resources Generalist, Flint Hills Resources

“Di Ann Sanchez was excellent in Block II!  Her knowledge of the law, paired with her practical experience, far exceeded my expectations.”

Kathy Emmons

Human Resources Director, Cheyenne Regional Medical Center

“Wonderful instructor!  I wish we had more time!”

Sue Meeks

Resource and Marketing Specialist, County of Gwinnett

“I found the program to be very impactful and informative.”

Rachel Light

Manager of Engagement, Cornerstone OnDemand

“Both instructors were excellent – patient, knowledgeable and helpful.  Bravo!”

Katie Hammond

Office Manager, Bitly

“Both instructors were very informative and presented very well.  The knowledge I gained was great and the interaction was outstanding.  Well worth the time and money.”

Alan J. Rasmussen

Regional Association Relations Manager, Big Lots, Inc.

“I very much enjoyed the class.  I learned a tremendous amount from this seminar.  I have, and will, recommend this course to others.”

Lisa Slocum

Manager, Volvo Construction Equipment, North America

“Each instructor was extremely knowledgeable in their subject matter.  High energy, great class environment.  Most importantly, I want to say that Di Ann Sanchez’ real world application of the laws, her best practices advice was great!”

Jackie Rudnick

Senior Human Resources Specialist, JM Family Enterprises, Inc.


“Having everyone participate and practice was an effective way to work on our interview skills, and at the same time challenge some techniques that are possibly outdated or ineffective.”

Chandra Talerico, SHRM-CP

Human Resources Business Partner, Aerojet Rocketdyne

“I enjoyed the fact that the training was interactive and engaging. Gavin used scenarios to help us to better understand what he was teaching.”

Clark Carter

Employee Relations Specialist, American Family Insurance

“I thought it was great! Gavin Appleby was so engaging, and really got us all participating.

Alyssa Bressi

Human Resources Generalist, Steadfast Companies

“Enjoyed role playing the scenarios and discussions on court cases.”

Laurie Winnell

Compliance & Litigation Specialist, Hexion, Inc.

“Great instructor! Gavin really knew how to keep things moving along.”

Michelle Petty

Human Resources Generalist, Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc.

“I think the instructor, Gavin Appleby, was great.”

Tina Alenius, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Human Resources Consultant, Sonnier-Allenius Consulting

“The investigations program had lots of great information. I really liked the presenter and it was definitely worth my time. It was interactive and gave me some really good skills and knowledge to take with me. The role playing was stressful but in the end, I wish I had participated more. Felt like the presenter hit on all the important items that really related to what HR does.”

Heidi Nollan

Sr. Human Resources Generalist, Anderson Hay & Grain, Inc.

“Gavin was AMAZING. I usually fall asleep in training and it didn’t happen in this class. Monday night’s reception was a great way to network with other professionals and the second day of class was even more engaging because we all felt more comfortable with each other.”

Layla R. Lesley, PHR

Finance Department Administrative Specialist, Matanuska-Susitna Borough

“I thoroughly enjoyed the program.  I appreciate the role playing and explanations, as it helps to determine which scenario may work best for a situation, depending on the circumstances.  It’s always helpful to hear explanations of why one approach may work better than another.”

Tammy M. Gabard

Senior Manager – Employee Relations, RAI Services Company

“Fantastic blend of “need to know” information with practical application. I appreciated the role playing and feedback to help us be better interviewers and investigators. The take-away information and tools were also excellent!!”

Jami M. Painter, Ed.M., SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Associate Vice President for HR, University of Illinois System

“I really enjoyed the engaging presence of Gavin Appleby, our instructor.  I took away a greater knowledge of conducting investigations by the end of the course and have quite a few things to share with my team.”

Marci Bennett

Human Resources Generalist, Burning Man Project

“I loved the case/scenario review. The small group setting allowed us the ability to ask questions. Although I was hesitant to do the role play I learned a lot from it.”

Andrea L. Johnson

School Nutrition Director, Georgia Department of Education


“IAML once again surpassed my expectations.  The seminar was awesome and the degree of information presented to our group was so valuable.  I applaud IAML for finding the experts in the various fields and making them available to us.  I can hardly wait until the next seminar!”

Bianca Olivarria

HR Technician & Disability Management Specialist, Imperial Irrigation District

“It was great learning the information, but also very useful hearing from others attending the class. I learned a wealth of information.”

Brittney Viator

Benefits Administrator, FJ Management, Inc.

“The instructors did a fantastic job of presenting the information and maintaining participant engagement.”

Sandy Lovett

Human Resources Generalist, Thiele Kaolin Company

“All compensation and benefits professionals should consider this seminar.  There is a large volume of valuable information presented in an effective, dynamic setting.  The speakers are certainly well-equipped and are very attuned to the needs of the class members.”

Todd Hanson

Corporate Human Resources Manager, Printpack, Inc.

“Instructors were very good and well versed in subject matter.  They offered to help and provide materials outside of the seminar.”

Brian Wagner

Attorney, Mateer & Harbert

“I absolutely loved the instructors!  The course provided so much valuable information.”

Emily Ruelle, PHR

Human Resources Generalist, Tableau Software Inc.

“This was an excellent seminar and covered everything I’d hoped.  The instructors were outstanding.”

Kurt Henkel

Senior Benefits Plan Analyst, Deere & Company

“I enjoyed the open and casual approach to this training.  Everyone appeared comfortable enough to participate and ask questions.”

Deborah Carnelli

Resolutions and Receivership Specialist, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

“I really enjoyed the class. I appreciated Tom Schendt’s teaching styles and how he involved everyone in the class and made it interactive.  He certainly succeeded in making a potentially boring subject quite fun.”

S. Greg Robinson

Human Resources Manager, Suominen Nonwovens

“I really enjoyed the seminar.  I learned a great deal and will definitely be able to apply what I learned once  I’m back in the office.”

Alana Tomczyszn

Human Resources Manager, CWS Capital Partners LLC


“The conference was a great experience.  It is easy to see why John Wymer is one of THE TOP employment law attorneys in the U.S.  He is an exceptional presenter; his ability to convey information in layman’s terms is paramount.”

June Cochran

VP, Finance & Administration, Stewart Lubricants & Service Company, Inc.


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