Now more than ever, staying up to date on employment law and compliance changes is crucial. Attendees at the BLR “2008 National Employment Law Update,” a 2-day conference designed for HR professionals, employers, supervisors, business owners and attorneys, will learn how to protect themselves from lawsuits brought by angry former and current employees as well as receive updates on recent federal legislation, regulations, and court cases.
“What many employers don’t realize is that employee lawsuits actually increase dramatically during times of economic hardship,” says Margaret A. Carter-Ward, BLR Editor in Chief. “Disgruntled former employees are looking for extra money anyplace they think they can get it, and even good employees who need to be let go for legitimate financial reasons often suspect improper motives.”
In addition to helping employers navigate the ever changing field of HR laws and compliance, sessions will also cover the latest best practices on:
The conference will take place at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino on Oct. 16-17.
The following 14 noted employment law experts will present on the topics listed below over the course of 2 days:
Attendees will be eligible for 18 hours of credit toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertifications. The program has also been approved for 15 hours of Nevada continuing legal education (CLE).
For more information about this conference, or to register, visit www.BLR.com/nelu.
BLR also announced a related conference specifically for employers in the state of Illinois. The “2008 Illinois Employment Law Update” conference will take place in Chicago from Oct. 1-3. For more information, visit www.BLR.com/chicago.
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