2017 Employment LawSM Update – 36th Annual Advanced Conference
Austin, Texas | January 23 - 24, 2017
Two days of hard-hitting, up-to-the-minute information on all significant employment law developments. Designed for experienced HR professionals and attorneys. Features superb faculty, important topics, and great networking opportunities. A not-to-be-missed conference! Participant favorite for decades!
A New President and a New (sort of) Congress: What Will it Mean for the American Workforce in 2017 and Beyond? EEOC, NLRB, OSHA, Department of Labor, Judicial Appointments, Executive Orders, Affirmative Action, New Legislation...and more
Is There No End in Sight? The Government's War Against Contractors and Exempt Status Rages One
Social Media: A Curse, a Blessing, or Both, for Employers?
The NLRB: What Will They Do Next? An old show business saying is, "You ain't seen nothin' yet!" We will cover the Board's Nutty 2016 Decisions and What's in Store for 2017
What is the Biggest Mistake Employers Make? It's Not What You Think
The Latest under FMLA, ADA/Reasonable Accommodation, Retaliation, Age Discrimination, and Harassment
Other Important Developments, Including State Law Developments
IAML Open Forum to Include Employee Privacy Issues
So that everyone's employment law questions can be answered, there will be an "open forum" session that will provide you with an opportunity to ask questions regarding topics that were not covered.
Please note: Because of the dynamic changes taking place in employment law, IAML will make every effort to ensure that the program content presented is timely and includes all new significant developments in the area of employment law. Therefore, we reserve the right to modify the curriculum and/or instructors when such changes are deemed beneficial.
"As always, a great conference. John and Ray were their usual - entertaining and informative."
Roy Thrash, JD
Chief Counsel, Labor & Employment
Raymond M. Deeny, Resident Partner at Sherman & Howard, LLC
January 23-24, 2017
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
We reserve the right to change instructors when such changes are advisable for academic reasons or when circumstances are beyond our control.
500 N Interstate 35
Austin, Texas 78701
Enjoy Texas hospitality at the Hilton Garden Inn Austin Downtown/Convention Center hotel, blocks from Austin Convention Center, 6th Street, Warehouse Entertainment District. Known as the ‘Live Music Capital of the World,’ Austin offers shopping, restaurants and nightlife. Guest rooms feature Serta Perfect Sleeper™ beds, 42-inch TVs, refrigerators, microwaves and coffeemakers. Basic WiFi access is complimentary in guest rooms and public areas. Dine in the top-floor Austin restaurant Eighteenth Over Austin, visit the 24-hour Pavilion Pantry® for snacks and tone up in the complimentary 24-hour fitness center.
Please note: If you experience any difficulty in making a reservation at the Hilton Garden Inn please call IAML, we may be able to assist you.
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HR Certification Institute (HRCI)
This program has been approved for 13 HR recertification credit hours toward PHR and SPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI).
Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)
The Institute for Applied Management & Law, Inc. is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. Earn 13 PDCs by attending this 2-day conference.
International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP)
Earn 16 Continuing Education Credits towards CEBS recertification through the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP) by attending this 2-day program.
American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA)
This 2-day program is eligible for CHHR recertification credit.
State Boards of Accountancy
Individual State Boards of Accountancy may accept IAML courses for continuing education.
National Association of Legal Assistants
CP’s can receive credit for attending any IAML program that has been approved for Continuing Legal Education (see list below.)
National Federation of Paralegal Associations
PACE Registered Paralegals and CORE Registered Paralegals can receive credit for attending any IAML program that has been approved for Continuing Legal Education (see list below.)
American Alliance of Paralegals
AACP’s can receive credit for attending any IAML program that has been approved for Continuing Legal Education (see list below.)
Continuing Legal Education
(Additional fees for CLE application and/or reporting fees may apply.)
Alaska Bar members may claim credit for attendance at CLE programs offered in or from other jurisdictions if the program has been accredited by another CLE jurisdiction (which includes California.) The State Bar of California has approved this program for 13 hours.
The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 13 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona.
This activity has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credits by the State Bar of California in the amount of 13 credit hours. IAML certifies that this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum, continuing legal education.
Florida Bar members may claim credit for attendance at CLE programs offered in or from other jurisdictions if the program has been accredited by another MCLE jurisdiction (which includes California.) This program has been approved by the State Bar of California for 13 hours. Florida credits are based on a 50-minute hour, therefore this course is eligible for 15.5 MCLE credit hours.
Attorneys licensed in Hawaii who attend a course that has been approved for credit by a Hawaii State Bar approved jurisdiction (which includes California) may claim the CLE credits from the course or activity without seeking prior Board approval for the course or activity. This program has been approved by the State Bar of California for 13 hours.
Maine attorneys are eligible to receive 13 credit hours for this program through Maine’s reciprocity provision that allows credit hours for courses or activities approved by another MCLE state (which includes California) and certified by that state’s CLE regulatory authority will be accepted for identical credit by the Board of Overseers of the Bar in Maine.
NHMCLE does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the New Hampshire MCLE requirement. IAML believes this course meets the requirements of New Hampshire Supreme Court Rule 53 and may qualify for 780 minutes (13 hours) toward the annual NHMCLE requirement. New Hampshire attendees must self-determine whether a program is eligible for credit, and self-report their attendance.
Attorneys licensed in New Jersey who attend an out-of-state CLE course that has been approved for credit by a New Jersey State Bar approved jurisdiction (which includes California) may claim the CLE credits from the course or activity without seeking prior Board approval for the course or activity. This program has been approved by the State Bar of California for 13 hours.
An attorney completing an eligible Approved Jurisdiction course (which includes California) may claim 15.5 hours of New York CLE credit in accordance with the requirements of the Program Rules, Regulations and Guidelines. This program has been approved by the State Bar of California.
This activity has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of Pennsylvania in the amount of 13 credit hours. IAML certifies that this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of Pennsylvania governing minimum continuing legal education.
Contact us to ask about getting your state approved. IAML requests 45 days prior notification that you wish such credit. An additional charge for CLE application and/or reporting fees may be required.
The registration fee for the Annual Employment Law Update is $1,575.00. Your fee includes the conference manual, coffee breaks and a reception the first evening. (Breakfast/lunch/dinner are on your own.)
Registrants who have previously attended an Annual Update Conference are entitled to a $100.00 discount, upon request at the time of their registration.
After the first registration for the 2017 Employment Law Update – 36th Annual Advanced Conference is received, each subsequent registrant from that same organization who attends the 2017 Employment Law Update – 36th Annual Advanced Conference is entitled to a $50.00 discount upon request at the time of registration. Discounts not combinable with other offers. Very attractive discounts are available to organizations which send 5 or more participants to IAML seminars in any 12 month period. Participants do not necessarily need to attend the conference at the same location or time.
A minimum of one half of the total fees due to IAML should accompany your registration, or a Purchase Order Number should be provided. The total fees payable should be received by IAML at least two weeks prior to the conference. Arrangements such as deferred billing can be made to accommodate special circumstances by contacting us. IAML accepts payment by check, EFT or credit card (American Express, MasterCard, Discover, Visa.)
While registrations may be accepted within the two weeks prior to the beginning of the conference, we suggest that you call IAML to confirm space availability.
Participants will receive a full refund if IAML receives written notification that they will be unable to attend at least two weeks prior to their conference's starting date. Otherwise, participants are liable for the entire fee. Registrants requesting a transfer to another program within this two week period will be charged an additional fee of $150.00. You may substitute an associate at any time.