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 2018 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 2017 Decisions and What's in Store for 2018
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
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, every effort will be made 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.
Seminar Schedule: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Events may be cancelled due to commercial or organisational reasons. In this case Research and Markets will refund all registration fees which have already been paid. Research and Markets will not refund any charges arising from the participant having to cancel or re-book transportation or accommodation which he or she has arranged.
“Very useful examples and information provided. It was great to be able to pose real situations and get feedback regarding the risks involved from John.”
Human Resources Director, North America
“Ray Deeny is very knowledgeable and his experiences help to enrich the program.”
Senior Human Resources Manager
Dana Holding Corporation
“I thought the information was GREAT! I liked going through each case with ample time to discuss the information.”
Employee Relations Consultant
Erie Insurance Group
Charlotte, North Carolina
“I enjoyed how John tied the information to cases. I also liked how he engaged the room and was able to get everyone talking.”
Shauna Phillips, PHR, SHRM-CP
HR Compliance Specialist
Wegmans Food Markets
Rochester, New York
Mr John F. Wymer, III,
Sherman & Howard LLC
John F. Wymer, III is a Member with the law firm Sherman & Howard, LLC in their Atlanta office, specializing in labor and employment law on behalf of management clients. Mr. Wymer, an IAML instructor for more than 25 years, is among the nation's most sought after speakers for his extraordinary teaching skills, witty and engaging delivery style. He received his B.A. from the University of Alabama and J.D. from the University of Virginia. Mr. Wymer is a member of the American Bar Association and a member of the Committee on Development of the Law under the NLRA. He is admitted to practice in Alabama and Georgia, before the U.S. Supreme Court, and before the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Eighth and Eleventh Circuit Courts. Mr. Wymer has published numerous articles including “How Much Leave is Enough? Reasonable Accommodation, Undue Hardship, and the Intersection of the FMLA and the ADA,” Employee Relations Law Journal and is a Contributing Editor for The Developing Labor Law. He has received numerous honors and awards including: named as a Fellow in The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers; listed in Georgia Trend’s 2014 Legal Elite; listed in Best Lawyers in America, Labor & Employment Law since 1995; and he has been named as one of “The Nation’s 100 Most Powerful Employment Lawyers, “Human Resource Executive Magazine, 2009-2014.
Mr Raymond M. Deeny,
Resident Partner ,
Sherman & Howard LLC
Raymond M. Deeny is Resident Partner of Sherman & Howard, LLC's Denver office. He is a member of the firm's three-person executive committee. Mr. Deeny is a highly popular 25+ year veteran IAML instructor. His engaging sense of humor, savvy insights and terrific platform skills earn him consistently outstanding ratings from IAML seminar participants. Mr. Deeny is widely regarded to be among the nation's finest employment law instructors. In his practice, he handles various types of labor relations matters such as National Labor Relations Board representation election and unfair labor practice proceedings, with special emphasis in the health care and construction industries. Mr. Deeny also has substantial experience in state and federal injunction proceedings and other litigation proceedings, including equal employment opportunity and contract and tort litigation arising from the employer-employee relationship. His B.A., magna cum laude, and J.D., cum laude, were conferred by Arizona State University. Mr. Deeny has been selected by the ABA as a management representative to the ABA's Labor Section, Major Developments, under the NLRA, and is a member of the Colorado Bar Association Labor Law Committee, as well as Chairman of the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce Diversity Committee. He has received numerous professional awards including Best Lawyers‘ 2012 and 2013 Labor Law – Management Lawyer of the Year, Denver; ranked in Chambers USA - Labor & Employment Colorado 2004-2014, listed in Colorado Super Lawyers 2006-2013; and listed in Best Lawyers in America 2012-2015.
The ADVANCED Conferences will be beneficial to participants who have a good foundation of knowledge in employment law and need an update on recent significant developments. This program will be especially worthwhile for previous participants in our Seminars and other experienced human resource professionals and attorneys.
The titles/responsibilities of those who typically attend include:
- Associate Director, Strategic HR Management
- Associate General Counsel
- Associate Relations Director
- Business Manager
- Chief Counsel, Labor & Employment
- Chief Operating Officer
- City Attorney
- Corporate University Director
- Dispute Resolution Manager
- EEO Officer
- Employee Development Director
- Employee Engagement Supervisor
- Employee Relations Manager
- Executive Director, Support Services
- Fiscal Manager
- Global People Services Advisor
- Human Resources Compliance Specialist
- Human Resources Director
- Human Resources Generalist
- Human Resources Manager
- Labor & Employment Attorney
- Labor Relations Representative
- Lead Associate, Employment Practices
- Legal Services Director
- On-Boarding Supervisor
- Organizational Development Specialist
- Organizational Effectiveness Manager
- People Systems & Total Rewards Director
- Plant Manager
- Risk Manager
- Sr. Director, People & Culture
- Sr. Director, Talent Management
- Sr. Human Resource Service Partner
- Sr. Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs
- Sr. Vice President, HR Branding
- Sr. Vice President, Shared Services
- Staffing Director
- Talent Acquisition Director
- Team Relations Leader
- Vice Chancellor, Human Resources
- Vice President, Employment
- Vice President, Finance & Administration
- Vice President, Global Talent
- Vice President, Human Resources
- Vice President, Regulatory Affairs
- Workforce Relations Director
- Workplace Ethics Manager
Courtyard Nashville Downtown
170 4th Ave N,
This modern hotel in a historic high-rise is a 2-minute walk from the Ryman Auditorium, home of the Grand Ole Opry, and a 9-minute walk from Metro Riverfront Park.
Contemporary rooms offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs, plus desks, minifridges and coffeemakers. Some rooms feature whirlpool tubs, and suites add living areas and pull-out sofas.
Social spaces include a living room-style lobby. The American restaurant serves breakfast and dinner, as well as all-day drinks and Starbucks coffee. Other amenities include an exercise room and a business center, plus 6 meeting rooms.