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2017 Annual Employment Law Update Materials

January 27, 2017 Seminar Materials

On Thursday, January 26, members of Verrill Dana's Labor & Employment Group conducted a full-day seminar on employment law related topics chosen to prepare HR professionals, managers and in-house counsel for the year ahead. Presentation slides and handout materials from this seminar are available for download as PDF files below.

If you have any questions, or would like more information about Verrill Dana's Labor & Employment Group, please contact a member of the group directly.

2016 Year in Review - Doug Currier, Beth Smith

Marijuana in the Workplace: "Weed and Work" - Panel discussion moderated by Doug Steinmetz and Pat Weitzman

What You Don't Know Will Hurt You: Hidden Bias in the Workplace- Tawny Alvarez, Doug Currier

BREAKOUT Session #1
Managing Gender Norms and Transitions: Best Practices to Respond to Gender Norm Issues and Gender Transitioning in the Workplace -
Tawny Alvarez

BREAKOUT Session #2
Fair Labor Standards Act: Whose Money Is It Anyway?
- Rob Brooks, Richard Moon

BREAKOUT Session #3
ERISA Fiduciary Duties: New Litigation Tests Time-Honored Principles
- Chris Lockman, Suzanne Meeker

Closing the Gap: How State and Federal Efforts to Eliminate Gender Pay Disparities Will Impact Your Business - Joanna Bowers, Rob Brooks

The National Labor Relations Board in Transition: Issues that Every Employer Should Track -Joanna Bowers, Rob Brooks

Wearable Technology: Working Wearables - Tawny Alvarez, Beth Smith

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