New Hampshire Spring Labor & Employment Seminar – A Work in Progress: Risk Reduction Strategies


New Hampshire Spring Labor & Employment Seminar – A Work in Progress: Risk Reduction Strategies

DATE: 11 MAY 2016
TIME: 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
LOCATION: SERESC Conference Center 29 Commerce Drive, Bedord, NH 03110
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Please join Bernstein Shur’s Labor and Employment Group for a seminar on the latest updates and key risk reduction strategies. 

8:30 – 9:00 Registration & Breakfast

9:00 – 9:20 Interview and Telecommuting Pitfalls
Join Terry Shumaker in a review of less obvious questions to avoid asking in job interviews and an overview of issues to consider before allowing employees to work from home.

9:20 – 9:55 Employee Benefits Case Roundup 
Steve Gerlach will provide an overview of several important recent cases in the employee benefits area including cases on wellness programs, the Affordable Care Act, executive compensation and ERISA.

9:55 – 10:30 Responding Effectively to Complaints
Join Naomi Butterfield in a discussion of how to handle complaints about your employees. This discussion will address when and how to investigate complaints received from employees or third parties as well as what type of interim measures should be considered pending completion of the investigation. 

10:30 – 10:45 Break

10:45 – 11:15 Can Former Employees Service Your Customers without Violating their Non-Competes? 
Join Ned Sackman in a discussion that considers if and when former employees are permitted to service customers they met through their former employers, even though they have binding non-competes. 

11:15 – 11:45 Reduce Risk by Staying in the Know

Talesha Saint-Marc will review some important updates and trends for 2016 that employers need to know.

11:45 – 12:00 Q&A Session 
It’s your chance to ask our team the questions thatinquiring minds (and human resource professionals) want to know!

This seminar is pending 2.50 hours of General HR credit.