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2019 Labor and Employment Law

UT Law's Labor and Employment Law Conference is the premier program on employment law practice in Texas. By bringing together leading members of the bar, personnel experts, and in-house counsel, the conference offers the timely updates, emerging trends, and the variety of perspectives practitioners need. 2019 highlights include: Perspective on Navigating the EEOC from both sides of the bar – and the EEOC Analysis of the standards for determining Contingent Workers and Joint Employment Discussion of Emerging Local Regulations and the Multistate Employer Focused presentation series on litigation strategies and workforce solutions Updates on federal and state law, including developments at the NRLB more



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2018 Labor and Employment Law

After 25 years, UT Law’s Labor and Employment Law Conference is more relevant than ever. With two days of timely updates and emerging trends in employment law from leading members of the bar and personnel experts, the conference has earned the reputation as the premier program on employment law practice in Texas. This year’s highlights include: Exploration of The Boundaries of Employee Free Speech with discussion of the rights of employees to express their views and the competing rights of public and private employers to respond. Insight into unconscious bias in the workplace, including how it may influence workplace decisions and interactions, and the latest approaches and legal implications for addressing it. Examination of current activity involving Leaves of Absence Under the FMLA and ADA, including tactics for pushing back on suspected leave abuse. What Is It Worth? An analysis of how lawyers on each side of the docket value the settlement of cases and how to compare in terms of valuation for standard employment law situations. Focused presentation series on litigation strategies (featuring discussion of expert witnesses and anti-SLAPP concerns) and workforce solutions (featuring discussion of the onboarding process and preventing workplace violence). The latest federal and state employment case law and legislative developments, including disability issues under the ADA, guidance under the NLRA, and more. more



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2017 Labor and Employment Law

The 24th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference offers two days of timely updates and emerging trends in employment law from leading members of the employment law bench and bar along with HR and personnel experts. Highlights include: Welcome Folks, to the Trump Administration: What the First 100 Days Mean for Employers and Employees, with Laura M. Merritt, Boulette Golden & Marin, L.L.P. A deep dive into the principle of pay equity, how it is reflected in statute, and the legal and practical concerns in complying with those statutes William T. (Tommy) Simmons of the Texas Workforce Commission examining important hidden hazards in handling wage payment, unemployment claim, and unemployment tax issues at TWC General counsel perspectives on how to efficiently and effectively interact with in-house counsel, including interactions regarding litigation, company policies, and labor law requirements Focused presentation series on litigation strategies (featuring updates on discovery and social media) and workforce solutions (featuring updates on LGBTQ issues and background checks) The latest federal and state employment case law and legislative developments, including disability issues under the ADA, guidance under the NLRA, and more more




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2016 Labor and Employment Law

The 23rd Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference offers two days of timely updates and emerging trends in employment law from leading members of the employment law bench and bar along with HR and personnel experts. Highlights include: An exploration of the technology-fueled sharing economy on the relationship between companies, consumers and service providers with Jason Boulette of Boulette Golden & Marin L.L.P. Judicial insights into trends in employment litigation from sitting state and federal judges. Practical tips and techniques on accommodating pregnancy, religion and disability. Discussion of The Impaired Employee or Client with advice on how to identify and address suicidal tendencies and mental health crises in the course of your practice. Ethics and professionalism update for employment lawyers. Focused presentation series on litigation and workforce strategies. The latest on federal and state employment case law and legislative developments, including disability issues under the ADA, guidance under the NLRA and more. more




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2015 Labor and Employment Law

The 22nd Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference offers two days of timely updates and emerging trends in employment law from leading members of the employment law bench and bar along with HR and personnel experts. Highlights include: Martha Kinard, NLRB Regional Director, presents Social Media and Protected Concerted Activities A summary of key employee benefits issues under the Affordable Care Act and practical guidance for managing their impact An analysis of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act and its impact on drafting non-compete agreements, clawback of benefits and risk allocation. Discussions on workplace discrimination, including religion the workplace and emerging LGBT issues An understanding of workplace violence before, during and after an incident An exploration of how “big data” is being captured, used and analyzed by employers and its increasing use and legal implications in employment decision-making Ethics and professionalism update for employment lawyers, plus ethical settlement negotiation and case valuation Focused series of presentations on litigation strategies and workforce strategies The latest on federal and state employment case law and legislative developments, including disability issues under the ADA, guidance under the NLRA, and more more




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2014 Labor and Employment Law

Leading members of the employment law bench and bar along with HR and personnel experts provide timely updates and identify emerging trends in employment law, including: Richard F. Griffin, General Counsel of the NLRB, on Recent Developments under the National Labor Relations Act Keynote Presentations by Libby Sartain, former head of HR for Yahoo! Inc. and Southwest Airlines, and Hon. Xavier Rodriguez, U.S. District Judge Examination of Affordable Care Act implementation and upcoming requirements DOMA and emerging rights for LGBT employees Dealing with workplace violence Identifying and protecting IP Ethics and professionalism update for employment lawyers Focused series of presentations on litigation strategies and workforce strategies Analysis of significant federal and state employment case law and legislative developments Updates from the DOL and EEOC; emerging disability issues under the ADA; intricacies of FLSA; whistleblowing and retaliation claims; and more more




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2013 Labor and Employment Law

The 20th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference's highlights include: Case Law and Legislative Updates: Analysis of significant federal and state employment law developments Recent Developments: Regulatory updates from the DOL, EEOC and other federal agencies; NLRB policies impacting unionized and non-union workplaces; emerging disability issues under the ADA; FLSA compliance; whistleblower and retaliation laws; and more Impact of Technology on the Workplace: The changing technology landscape and its effect on workplace privacy issues and concerns Litigation strategies: Voir dire, witness preparation, attorney’s fees, and employer counterclaims Workplace strategies: Managing leave issues, best hiring practices, implementation of the Affordable Care Act, and impact of internal investigations on trials Practice Tips: Legal writing for screen reading, dos and don’ts for dealing with the EEOC, and determining the value of your case Ethics: “Winning” mediation strategies, ethics and professionalism update for employment attorneys, and hiring candidates with restrictive covenant agreements more



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2012 Labor and Employment Law

This year’s program includes an in-depth review of recent developments in state and federal legislation, and provides invaluable information on employment practices and policies, non-compete agreements, social media in the workplace, arbitration and litigation, current developments under the NLRA and much more. more



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2011 Labor and Employment Law

Join leading members of the employment law bench and bar along with HR and personnel experts for two days of presentations, practice, advice and discussions on current employment law issues. This year's program includes special coverage of proposed and recently enacted state and federal legislation, and features updates on FLSA collection actions, current developments under the NRLA, developments in disability discrimination trends, initiatives at the EEOC and much more. more



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2010 Labor and Employment Law

Join leading members of the employment law bar along with HR and personnel experts for two days of presentations, practice, advice and discussions on current employment law issues. This year's program includes special coverage of recently enacted state and federal legislation including the impact of health care legislation on employers. more



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2009 Labor and Employment Law

The 2009 conference brings together leading members of the employment bar along with HR and personnel experts for two days of presentations, practice, advice and discussions on current employment law issues. This year's program includes special coverage of recently enacted and imminent legislation of the Obama administration including the Employee Free Choice Act, Lilly Ledbetter's Fair Pay, FMLA and the increased role of traditional labor law. more



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2008 Labor and Employment Law

The 2008 Labor and Employment Law Conference brings together leading members of the employment bench and bar, along with HR and personnel experts, for two days of presentations and discussions. You'll take away the latest cases, regulatory updates, practice aids, and strategic guidance for advisors and HR professionals—along with a superb set of course materials. Don't miss it! more



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2007 Labor and Employment Law

The 2007 Labor and Employment Law Conference brings together leading members of the employment bench and bar, along with HR and personnel experts, for two days of presentations and discussions. You'll take away the latest cases, regulatory updates, practice aids, and strategic guidance for advisors and HR professionals—along with a superb set of course materials. Don't miss it! more



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2006 Labor and Employment Law

The University of Texas School of Law’s 2006 Labor and Employment Law Conference brings together leading members of the employment bench and bar, along with HR and personnel experts, for two days of presentations and discussions. more



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2005 Labor and Employment Law

The University of Texas School of Law’s 2005 Conference on Labor and Employment Law brings together leading members of the employment bench and bar, along with HR and personnel experts, for two and one-half days of presentations and discussions. more



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2004 Labor and Employment Law

Offered in Austin, this conference is intended to provide balanced coverage for attorneys who represent either employers or employees, as well as for relatively sophisticated human resource professionals. more


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