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Indian Nations Law Update - May 2015

May 7, 2015

Indian Nations Law Update - May 2015

May 7, 2015

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Godfrey & Kahn to present on Renewable Energy at Amerind/NAIHC Convention

Godfrey & Kahn Indian Nations law team leader Brian Pierson and Environment & Energy Strategies team leader John Clancy will present "Financing Renewable Energy for Indian Housing" Thursday, May 14 at 9:45 a.m. at the 2015 AMERIND - NAIHC Convention & Trade Show in Scottsdale, Arizona. We will explain how tribes can use investment tax credits in combination with state and federal grants and other incentives to develop solar, wind and other clean sources of energy, thereby advancing tribal environmental values, promoting tribal independence from state-regulated, carbon-based energy providers and reducing tenant costs.

Godfrey & Kahn works extensively with tribes to develop renewable energy. We assisted two of the eleven tribes that recently received large grants from the U.S. Department of Energy under its tribal energy program. For more information, contact Brian Pierson at 414.287.9456 or bpierson@gklaw.com.

Godfrey & Kahn’s 25th Annual Labor and Employment Conference

Godfrey & Kahn’s Labor, Employment & Immigration Law Practice Group will present its annual Labor and Employment Law Conference at three locations throughout the state of Wisconsin. The seminar will include a panel discussion on the interaction of the ADA, the FMLA and worker’s compensation laws, a discussion on recent trends in work authorization compliance, as well as a presentation on navigating through disasters, workplace violence and the flu. All conferences run from 8:00 a.m. to noon, at the following locations:

• Green Bay – Thursday, May 21 (Lambeau Field Atrium)

• Milwaukee – Wednesday, May 27 (Milwaukee Marriott Downtown)

• Madison – Thursday, May 28 (Monona Terrace)

The seminar, which is offered free of charge, is designed to serve the needs of executives, in-house counsel, human resource professionals and front-line supervisors. Pending approval by the Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners, this seminar may be eligible for CLE credits.

To register or for more information, please contact Stephanie Mason at smason@gklaw.com

Godfrey & Kahn works with tribes on all manner of labor and employment law issues, including union organizing, EEOC claims, Fair Labor Standards Act, tribal preference, insurance, development of tribal employment laws, employee handbooks, etc. For more information, contact Brian Pierson at 414.287.9456 or bpierson@gklaw.com.

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