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Times are Changing, Full-Day Conference to Address Significant Developments for Employers

January 17, 2019 Press Releases

(January 17, 2019) – After a year full of changes for employers paired with a new governor in Maine, Verrill Dana will reflect on recent legal developments in labor and employment law and what the new year might bring during its 2019 Annual Employment Law Update. The full-day conference will take place on Thursday, January 31 at The Westin Harborview Hotel in Portland.

The all-day event will begin with a panel overview of the most significant changes 2018 brought in labor and employment law and what employers should expect in 2019. Following the panel discussion sessions will cover a variety of topics: implicit bias and diversity, USERRA and veteran recruiting, discrimination and harassment investigations, "I-9s," e-discovery workers' compensation, arbitration agreements in employment contracts, and wage and hour laws. Breakout sessions will include HR 101, employee benefits, OSHA, and a sexual harassment CLE for attorneys.

Tickets are $175 and include breakfast, lunch, parking and a networking reception concluding the event at the Top of the East. The program is approved for 7 SHRM credits, 7 HRCI credits, as well as 1 ethics credit and 6 general credits.

Access the full conference agenda and register online here.

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