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Upcoming Events with Verrill Dana’s Labor & Employment Group

With fall in full-swing, our attorneys are busy working to provide more valuable resources for employers, HR professionals, in-house counsel and others interested in labor and employment issues through webinars and seminars. Please find more information regarding upcoming events below.

Strategies for Staying Union-Free: Current Landscape and Post-Election Preview
October 26, 2016 | 12:00-1:00PM

During this complimentary webinar, Verrill Dana attorneys Rob Brooks and Joanna Bowers will lead the discussion covering a variety of topics, including:

  • Overview of the current union environment
  • Recent development in labor law, including new election rules
  • The Presidential Candidates' prospective agenda for labor
  • Understanding employee rights under the labor laws
  • What employers can say to their employees about unions
  • Assessing your risk of union organizing
  • Developing a labor strategy for your organization

Holiday Party: The Morning After
November 16, 2016 | 3:00-5:00PM
Verrill Dana, One Portland Square, Portland, Maine

Join Verrill Dana's Labor & Employment Practice Group for an informational session on the most important things companies should be aware of when hosting corporate celebrations and best practices for addressing the risks and misbehaviors that come with them. The discussion, led by Verrill Dana attorneys Tawny Alvarez and Joanna Bowers, will be followed by refreshments, appetizers and networking.

National Business Institute: Human Resource Law from A to Z
November 16-17
Fireside Inn & Suites, 81 Riverside Street, Portland, Maine

Many complicated issues can arise in the day-to-day operations of any human resources department. Join Verrill Dana attorney Tawny Alvarez to learn imperative information that every employee handbook should contain, along with wage and benefits issues during a two-day seminar hosted by the National Business Institute.

Topics: Holiday, Human Resources, Union Avoidance, Union Organization, Unionization