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Lane Powell’s 28th Annual Labor & Employment Seminar (Portland)

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Best Practices For Best Employers™ Seminar

How to Become One of “Oregon’s Best Workplaces” Starting Today!

HRCI Approved for Credit Seal

Please join us for our 28th Annual Labor and Employment Seminar as we team with Oregon Business Magazine’s 2011 “Best Companies to Work For in Oregon.”  The seminar will be held on Thursday, April 21, at the Portland Hilton. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.; program is held from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

This annual seminar, geared toward Employers, Managers, Human Resource Professionals and Corporate Counsel, is part of our ongoing Employment Law School For Managers Series.

This seminar has been pre-approved for 3.25 general HRCI credit hours.

April 21, 2011

7:30 – 8:00 a.m. – Registration and Breakfast

8:00 – 8:10 a.m. – Welcome and Introduction

8:10 – 8:30 a.m. – Oregon Business magazine’s 2011 “Best Workplaces” Survey:  What It Means for Employers

Andrew Insinga, Publisher, Oregon Business magazine

8:30 – 9:15 a.m. – Employment Law Update

  • Statutory, Regulatory and Case Law Updates

Carter Mann, Shareholder, Lane Powell PC

9:15 – 9:45 a.m. – Best Practices in Investigating Employee Complaints

  • What Is Required for a “Reasonable” Investigation
  • Templates for a “Reasonable” Investigation
  • What Courts Say Should Now Be in Your Investigation
  • Ways to Document That Enhance Your Investigation

D. Michael Reilly, Shareholder, Lane Powell PC

9:45 – 10:30 a.m. – Health Care Reform: What Every Best Employer Needs to Know

  • New Obligations Under Health Care Reform
  • Record-Keeping Responsibilities
  • Suggested Strategies for the Employer

Jeffrey Knapp, Shareholder, Lane Powell PC
Christine Thelen, Attorney, Lane Powell PC

10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Break and Snack

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Employees in the Electronic Age: Best Practices for Best Employers™

  • Cyber Security and the Employee
  • Monitoring Employee Conduct on the Internet
  • Best Practices for Online Applications

David Hosenpud, Shareholder, Lane Powell PC


Portland Hilton
Pavilion Ballroom
921 S.W. 6th Avenue
Portland, Oregon
For directions, please visit the Portland Hilton’s website.
(Please note that parking will be at your own expense.)

Cost for this seminar is $75 prepay online; $90 at the door.

Questions? Contact:
Kelley Johnson

The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.