Employment Law Employee Benefits Conference

Date & Time

February 27 – 28, 2017

Location

Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library

1515 SW 10th Avenue

Topeka, KS 66605

Registration

Early Bird Deadline Feb 1, 2017

SHRM Member – $199

Non-SHRM Member – $249

After Feb 1, 2017

SHRM Member – $249

Non-SHRM Member – $299

Overview

ksshrm-2017-eleb-conferenceReview employment law and employee benefit issues that impact HR today. The conference also includes HR Day on the Hill at the Kansas Statehouse to learn the legislative process that forms HR laws in Kansas. Network with other HR professionals, and learn the tips, tools and resources to help your company mitigate risk.

Monday, February 27th

8:15 am – Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:45 am – Welcome & Opening Comments

9:00 am – Employment Law Update – Denise Drake, Polsinelli

10:00 am – HR Update Under the Trump Administration – Alan Rupe, Lewis Brisbois

11:00 am – Break

11:10 am – EEOC: Latest Trends and What to Expect – Lindsey Poling, Jackson Lewis P.C.

12:00 pm – Lunch

1:00 pm – NLRB Guidance for HR – Brian Christensen, Jackson Lewis P.C.

2:00 pm – Leave & Return to Work – Terry Mann, Martin Pringle Attorneys at Law

3:00 pm – Break

3:10 pm – Avoiding Background Check Pitfalls – Melody Rayl, Fisher & Phillips, LLP

4:10 pm – Legislative Advocacy – Natalie Bright, Bright & Carpenter Consulting

5:00 pm – Closing Remarks

5:30 – 7:30 pm – Networking Reception at Blue Moose Bar & Grill (3030 SW Wanamaker Rd, Topeka)

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Tuesday, February 28th

Optional breakout for Day on the Hill – 8:15 am to noon

8:15 am – Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:45 am – Welcome & Opening Comments

9:00 am – LGBT Issues – Jacquelyn Vavroch, Ogletree Deakins

10:00 am – Retirement Benefit Law Update and Trends – Mike Smoots, Lawing Financial

11:00 am – Break

11:10 am – Wellness Programs-Legal Rules for HR – Steve Smith, Hinkle Law Firm

12:10 pm – Lunch

1:00 pm – ACA Update – Linda Shephard, Kansas Health Institute

2:00 pm – Wage & Hour Update – Molly Keppler, Stinson Leonard Street LLP

3:00 pm – Break

3:10 pm – Revised Form 1-9: What you need to know – Jennifer Nelson, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Svc

4:10 pm – Closing Remarks

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