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Join Us for the 35th Annual ‘Best Practices for Best Employers’ Seminar (Seattle)

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Tuesday, October 17                                         
Registration 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Seminar 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Sheraton Seattle

1400 Sixth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

Join Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, Lane Powell, Washington Bankers Association, Washington Retail Association and Greater Seattle Business Association for this consistently popular, informative “Best Practices for Best Employers” seminar that attendees call “by far one of the best in the country.” This seminar is ideal for employers, HR professionals, in-house counsel and managers, and will provide the most recent insights in employment practices to comply with fast-changing rules and to avoid disruptive and expensive government audits, charges and employee lawsuits. Join us to learn what to do now to be ready for changes coming in 2018.

The October 17, 2017 “Best Practices for Best Employers” Seminar Topics Include: 

  • What Top 10 Developments Every Employer Must Know for 2018
  • How to Comply With Washington’s NEW Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance Law
  • How to Create a Company Culture That Delivers Transformational Business Results
  • Learn Key Ways to Manage Current Employees Asserting Retaliation Lawsuits and Claims Against You
  • Understand Big Proposed Changes to Employer Immigration Practices
  • What to Do When ‘Bill’ (Your Top Performer or Executive) Comes to Work Disputing Harassment Complaints
  • An Employer’s Guide to Emotional Support Animals and Accommodation Requirements
  • ‘A Beautiful Mind’: How to Identify Employees in Crisis or Struggling With Mental Illness
  • Learn an Approach for Managing the Maze of Paid Sick Leave, Paid Family Leave and PTO Policies
  • ‘Dumpster Diving With Julian Assange’: An Employer’s Guide to Protecting Trade Secrets, Data Security and Employee Privacy

Stay tuned for a full agenda and list of speakers.

What Attendees Said About Last Year’s SOLD OUT “Best Practices for Best Employers” Seminar:

  • “By far one of the best employment seminars in the country…”
  • “Informative, practical, entertaining and enjoyable…”
  • “Cutting edge insights on sophisticated and challenging employment issues…”

Cost: $125 prepay online; $150 at the door

CLE, HRCI and SHRM credits pending

Questions? Contact: Geneva Granatstein, 206.223.7720