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      2019 Employment Law Update 1/2 Day Workshop in Bellingham

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      November 13, 2019

      Wednesday   7:30 AM

      3240 Northwest Avenue
      Bellingham, Washington 98225

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      2019 Employment Law Update 1/2 Day Workshop

      Employment Law Update Workshop Wage and Hour Law in the Modern Era Significant Federal and State Developments New Salary and Duty Testing Colorful Flowcharts and Mind-Numbing Hypotheticals Employee Complaints: Five Essential Steps to Protect the Company and Maintain Inner Harmony LNI’s New Investigation Benchmarks Insider’s Guide to Lawsuits/Administrative Claims Legislative Update and a Peer into the Future. Significant Court Cases on Discrimination Meaningful Legislative and NLRB Developments What is on the Horizon Presented by Adelstein, Sharpe & Serka Jeffrey P. Fairchild joined Adelstein, Sharpe & Serka in 1993 following three years at Davis Wright Tremaine in Seattle.  Jeff routinely consults with business clients on the entire range of personnel issues including policy drafting, best employment practices, terminations, reorganizations, union negotiations, noncompetition and trade secrets issues.  Jeff has also successfully represented employers in litigation against claims of discrimination, wrongful termination, wage and hour violations and unfair labor practices.  Jeff studied at Duke University before attending Washington University School of Law in St. Louis.  Washington’s Paid Family and Medical Leave Program: Getting Employers Ready for 2019 Washington will be the 5th state to offer paid family and medical leave benefits starting in 2020, but employers have action to take in 2019.  Learn how your business can implement this mandatory program and prepare for employees using Paid Family and Medical Leave starting in 2020. Learning Objectives: Learn the employee benefits of WA’s Paid Family and Medical Leave Program Learn the employer requirements of the program Learn program updates as we prepare to launch benefits in January 2020. Presented by: Matt LaPalm Matt LaPalm is a communications and outreach specialist in the Paid Family and Medical Leave team at the Employment Security Department. With a background in small and medium sized businesses, he knows how challenging implementing a new state program can be. Matt has presented about Paid Family and Medical Leave at more than 100 events in the last year and can help your business prepare for benefits to begin in 2020. Curiosity led Matt to an undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Montana before finding a career in marketing and analytics. Matt grew up in Olympia but spent the last 18 years in Montana before returning to the greatest state in the union. Program Details: 7:30 - 8:00am - Registration and Light Continental Breakfast 8:00 - 10:30am - Employment Law Update 10:30 - 12:00pm - Paid Family and Medical Leave update 12:00pm - 12:30 - Q&A and Lunch *SHRM Foundation Raffle will take place during breaks and during lunch This program is generously sponsored by Rice Insurance.  Established in 1946, Rice Insurance is an independently owned insurance brokerage specializing in business insurance, personal insurance, and employee benefits. Rice’s theory to insurance was developed to take a more proactive approach to the insurance industry as it pertains to matching clients with insurance carriers. Rice’s unique method is to utilize innovation and information technology in the insurance industry. We will be holding our annual SHRM Foundation Raffle at this 1/2 Day Workshop.  Raffle tickets will be available for purchase at the time of check in for the 1/2 day workshop and will be $1 per ticket or 12 tickets for $10. We will be serving a light continental breakfast and will be providing a "build your own" sandwich bar lunch.  This is included in the workshop price below. Prices (via Pre-Registration/Pre-Pay):  $69 per member$89 per non-member Mt. Baker SHRM is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is pending approval for 3.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. This program is pending approval for 3.5 General HRCI credits.

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