November 13, 2015

AHLERS & COONEY, P.C.
LABOR & EMPLOYMENT
CLIENT SEMINAR

November 13, 2015

Hilton Garden Inn
205 S. 64th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50266
 

AGENDA 

9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. – Welcome and Introduction
Nathan Overberg

9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Jim Hanks: Social Media

10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Ann Smisek: Case Law and Legislative Update

10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
BREAK

11:00 a.m. – 11:35 a.m.
Katherine Beenken: Affordable Care Act Reporting Requirements & Wellness Plans

11:35 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
New and Upcoming Employment Law Issues at a Glance
a. Proposed Amendments to Fair Labor Standards Act Overtime Requirements:  Rebecca Reif
b. Transgender Issues in the Workplace:  Lindsay Vaught
c. Department of Labor Guidance on Defining “Independent Contractors”:  Miriam Van Heukelem

12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
LUNCH

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Jennifer Clendenin & Nick Pellegrin: Current Issues in Workers' Compensation

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Jason Craig: Overview of the Unemployment & Iowa Civil Rights Complaint Process

Breakout Sessions:

2:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Track One: Basic ADA/Reasonable Accommodation Issues (including Mental Illness):  Rebecca Reif
Track Two: Advanced ADA/Chronic Disabilities and FMLA Overlap:  Lindsay Vaught

3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Track One: Overview of Hiring and Termination Issues:  Nathan Overberg  & Danielle Haindfield
Track Two: Workplace Harassment Investigations:  Andrew Bracken & Miriam Van Heukelem

 

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Beenken, Katherine

Shareholder
Phone:
515-246-0303

Bracken, Andrew

Shareholder
Phone:
515-246-0307

Clendenin, Jennifer

Shareholder
Phone:
515-246-0311

Craig, Jason

Shareholder
Phone:
515-246-0372

Haindfield, Danielle

Shareholder
Phone:
515-246-0374

Hanks, James

Retired
Phone:
515-246-0334

Overberg, Nathan

Shareholder
Phone:
515-246-0329

Pellegrin, Nicholas

Shareholder
Phone:
515-246-0343

Reif, Rebecca

Shareholder
Phone:
515-246-0347

Smisek, Ann

Shareholder
Phone:
515-246-0310

Van Heukelem, Miriam

Shareholder
Phone:
515-246-0342

Vaught, Lindsay

Shareholder
Phone:
515-246-0333

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