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Webinar - Labor & Employment in 2015: A Year in Review & Current Trends


About This Event

Thursday, February 5, 2015
9:30 am - 12:00 pm CT

We hope that you will register and join us for the full webinar, or during the applicable time slots detailed below.

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2014 - And What A Year It Was!
9:30 am CT - Presented by Jim Kizziar

A review of 2014 legislation, administrative agency actions, court decisions and Presidential Executive Orders impacting your workplace and recommended actions to avoid liability exposure from these developments.   Keeping a Tight Fit on the Lawyer Hat  10:00 am CT - Presented by Amy Karff Halevy   Confidential communications are protected by the attorney-client privilege, or are they? Difficulty arises as in-house attorneys advise in a business capacity as opposed to a legal capacity. Recent decisions provide guidance to in-house counsel on maintaining the privilege.   Managing the Misguided Whistleblower & Preventing Retaliation 10:40 am CT - Presented by Bob Sheeder   With new statutes and stiff penalties, whistleblower cases are increasing significantly. Employers are facing risks and need practical advice for managing complaints and concerns.   Preventing and Defending FLSA Collective Actions 11:20 am CT - Presented by Leslie Selig Byrd   Risk adverse strategies to prevent or minimize the risk of FLSA collective actions are key to Employers. The most frequent issues and trends as well as the common mistakes in pay practices and post-lawsuit actions to reduce exposure shed light on this current trend.
  2.50 hours of MCLE participatory have been approved by the State Bar of Texas, including 1.50 hours of ethics for the 10:00 am and 10:40 am sessions.   Questions? Contact Ashley McCabe at ashley.mccabe@bgllp.com.