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28th Annual Labor and Employment Seminar (Seattle) – SOLD OUT

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Lane Powell and the Puget Sound Business Journal


Best Practices For Best Employers™ Seminar

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

HRCI Approved for Credit Seal

Your company can be one of “Washington’s Best” … Lane Powell shows you how! Please join us for our 28th Annual Labor and Employment Seminar as we team with the Puget Sound Business Journal‘s 2010 “Washington’s Best Workplaces.”

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 3.0 general CLE credit hours in Washington and 3.25 HRCI credit hours.

October 6, 2010

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

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

8:10 – 8:30 a.m. – Puget Sound Business Journal’s 2010 “Best Workplaces” Survey: What It Means for Employers

Emory Thomas Jr., Publisher, Puget Sound Business Journal

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

  • Statutory, Regulatory and Case Law Updates

Kirsten Daniels, Attorney, 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

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
Laura Morse, 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

Sarah Swale, Shareholder, Lane Powell PC
Renee Grant Bluechel, Attorney, Lane Powell PC

Bell Harbor International Conference Center
Harbor Dining Room
2211 Alaskan Way, Pier 66
Seattle, Wash.
For directions, visit the Bell Harbor website.

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

Questions? Contact:
Lani Holmes

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.