November 13, 2015
AHLERS & COONEY, P.C.
LABOR & EMPLOYMENT
November 13, 2015
Hilton Garden Inn
205 S. 64th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50266
9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. – Welcome and Introduction
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.
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.
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
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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