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Jones Walker Presents Alabama Labor & Employment Seminars
September 26, 2011

Jones Walker will present "Compliance 101: How to Stay in Business...and Out of Hot Water" seminar on October 25, 2011, at the Battle House Hotel in Mobile, Alabama, and on October 26, 2011, at the Birmingham Marriott Hotel in Birmingham, Alabama. The seminar will begin at 8:00 a.m. Central Daylight Time. Jones Walker attorneys Bradley R. Byrne, Kathryn W. Drey, Mary Ellen B. Jordan, Sidney F. Lewis, V, Patrick J. Veters, and Kary B. Wolfe will be presenting.

8:30–9:15 AM:
Keeping the Balls in the Air: How to Juggle Your Obligations Under the ADA, FMLA, and Workers' Compensation

  • Learn to recognize when ADA, FMLA, and Workers' Compensation obligations overlap and how to develop a strategy to ensure compliance with all three.

9:15–10:00 AM:
What's Next for Organized Labor?

  • While EFCA may be dead and union membership continues to decline, actions by the NLRB and the Obama Administration may be giving unions the incentive they need to hit the organizing trail. Learn what steps you should be taking now to shore up your defenses.

10:00 AM:
Break

10:15–11:00 AM:
Is Your House In Order? Real-World Solutions for Maintaining OSHA Compliance in an Ever-Changing Regulatory Landscape

  • Learn what's new and what has changed at OSHA and how to develop a straight-forward program to ensure your company's compliance with the new rules and regulations.

11:00–11:45 AM:
Wage & Hour Update

  • We will examine the most problematic wage and hour issues facing employers today.

11:45 AM–1:00 PM:
Lunch Presentation: Immigration Update: Preparing for the ICE Storm

  • Raids, audits, and inspections by Immigration and Customs Enforcement ("ICE") are on the rise. With increased civil fines and criminal prosecutions of company executives, owners, and managers, now is the time to prepare. Learn about Alabama's new immigration law, the importance of I-9 compliance, self-audits, and what to do if ICE comes calling. 

To view the brochure for this seminar, please click here.

Contact Jessica Dolly at 205.244.5259 or jdolly@joneswalker.com for more information. To register for the Mobile seminar, please click here or to register for the Birmingham seminar, please click here.