You may use your Pass to register for the live webcast at no charge.
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
8:50 AM - 3:30 PM
LIVE ONLINE ONLY – NO IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE
In-Person Passholders – You may use your Pass to register for the live webcast at no charge.
NEW – Due to the unique circumstances brought about by the pandemic, the 2020 Labor & Employment Law Institute will be a completely online event to guarantee you get the content you need on the date you’ve reserved, while ensuring participant safety.
Essential for Experienced Labor and Employment Lawyers! Attend the 2020 Labor & Employment Law Institute for advanced analysis of new court decisions, new agency developments, and emerging trends – planned and delivered by experienced practitioners for experienced practitioners. Here are just some of the many benefits of attending the 2020 Institute –
8:20 – 8:50 a.m.
8:50 – 9:00 a.m.
WELCOME & INTRODUCTION
5 Key Labor Law Topics Heading into 2021
9:00 – 9:40 a.m.
– Richard A. Bock, Associate General Counsel, Division of Advice, NLRB, Washington D.C.
– Moderator: Nichole L. Burgess, Regional Attorney, NLRB, Minneapolis
9:40 – 9:55 a.m.
– Jennifer A. Hadsall, Regional Director, NLRB, Minneapolis
9:55 – 10:10 a.m.
– Paul J. Zech
10:10 – 10:25 a.m.
Employment Law Update – New Developments, Analyzed
10:25 – 10:55 a.m.
Supreme Court Update – Employment Law
– Shalanda D. Ballard
– Elizabeth G. Bentley
– Kaarin Nelson Schaffer
10:55 – 11:55 a.m.
Interaction Between COVID, ADA, and FMLA – The Most Important Agency Messages for the Experienced Workplace Lawyer
– Carol R. Miaskoff, Associate Legal Counsel, EEOC, Washington D.C.
– Helen M. Applewhaite, Director, Division of FMLA and Section 14(c), Office of Policy, Wage and Hour Division, USDOL, Washington D.C.
– Moderator: Nicholas J. Pladson, General Counsel, Minnesota Department of Human Rights, Saint Paul
11:55 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
New Proposed EEOC Conciliation Rules – Substance and Status
– Andrew F. Maunz, Legal Counsel, EEOC, Washington D.C.
12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
1:15 – 2:15 p.m.
Concrete Steps to Achieving Racial Equity in the Workplace – How to Move Beyond Mere Declarations of Support
1.0 elimination of bias credit applied for
Employer policies and public statements embracing racial diversity and inclusion may be genuine and necessary, but those aren’t adequately moving the dial to create racial equity in the workplace. This thought-provoking discussion talks about the system-wide changes in practices within an organization most likely to translate that desire for diversity and inclusion into a reality of racial equity in hiring, pay, promotions, and senior leadership positions.
– Erin Feigal
– Donald M. Lewis
– Rebecca Lucero, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Human Rights, Saint Paul
– Moderator: Tisidra Jones
2:15 – 2:30 p.m.
2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Retaliation and Whistleblower Claims – Navigating 4 Crucial Moments
A teaching team composed of union, employer, employee, and NLRB counsel analyze legal, strategic and other considerations surrounding decisions at the following crucial points of retaliation and whistleblower matters:
– Justin D. Cummins
– Cedrick R. Frazier
– Gina K. Janeiro
– Benjamin Mandelman, Milwaukee Officer-in-Charge, NLRB, Milwaukee
– Moderator: Timothy Y. Wong
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
There are no replays.
$195 MSBA members / $195 paralegals / $245 standard rate
Other discounts that may apply:
Need-based scholarships are available for in-person and online seminars. For further information or to obtain a scholarship application, contact us at 800-759-8840 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Minnesota CLE is applying to the Minnesota State Board of CLE for 5.0 CLE credits, including 1.0 elimination of bias credit. The maximum number of total credits attendees may claim for this program is 5.0 credits.
Minnesota CLE also has applied to the Minnesota State Bar Association for 5.0 labor and employment law specialist credits.