G&K Hosts 2010 Labor & Employment SeminarsMay 17, 2010
For the 21st consecutive year, Godfrey & Kahn hosted a series of Labor & Employment Seminars aimed to serve the needs of executives, human resource professionals, in-house counsel and front-line supervisors. The seminars focused on practical approaches to preventing and managing employment law problems and were further designed to provide employers with information concerning recent changes in labor and employment law and suggested strategies to deal with these changes.
In total, the three half-day seminars attracted over 300 registrants from around the state. The events were held in Madison at the Monona Terrace Convention Center on April 13, in Green Bay at the Hotel Sierra/KI Convention Center on April 20 and in Milwaukee at the Brookfi eld Sheraton on April 22. Several timely topics were covered during two break-out sessions, including:
- Social Networking -- The Good, The Bad and The Ugly;
- The Americans with Disabilities Act as Amended -- How to Understand and Implement it Effectively;
- Wellness Programs -- How Far Do You Dare Go?; and
- Navigating the Mobile Workplace -- Proactive Steps to Protect Against Class Action and Other Litigation.
All featured speakers were from Godfrey & Kahn, including Jon Anderson, John Haase, Ronald Pfeifer, Christine Liu McLaughlin, Tom Shorter, Jim Prosser, John Kalter, Todd Cleary, Tom O'Day, Daniel Finerty, Meg Kurlinski, Wade Harrison, Annie Raupp and Rufino Gaytán III.