January Program 2017

Jan 10th 11:00 am - 4:30 pm

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Scott Conference Center
6450 Pine Street

MEMBER ORIENTATION:  10:30AM 
registration & networking:  11:00AM
lunch / hram announcements:  11:30AM

keynote (12:00 - 1:00pm)
KEYNOTE Speaker:  PAM BOURNE, WOODS & AITKEN

“Annual Labor and Employment Law Update and Priorities for the Trump Administration”

Woods & Aitken LLP labor and employment law attorney, Pam Bourne, will provide a fast-paced overview of the latest significant labor and employment law developments affecting employers.  Pam will alert you to recent changes you need to know now, and lead a discussion on changes to expect in the near future under the Trump Administration.

Technical Session 1 (1:15 - 2:45pm)
Speaker: Amy Peck, Jackson Lewis

“Getting Ready for the New I-9!”

USCIS released a new Form I-9 on November 14, 2016. All employers must use the new Form I-9 by January 22, 2017. This presentation will provide an overview of changes to the new form. We will also review overall I-9 and E-Verify compliance pointers.

Technical Session 2 (3:00 - 4:30pm)
Speaker: Sarah Millsap, Jackson Lewis

“Creating Bulletproof Documentation”

You hear it over and over again: document, document, document.  But how can you effectively transcribe your internal investigations and disciplinary conversations into solid, bulletproof documentation?  Learn key steps to creating strong documentation along with potential red flags, words to avoid, and the benefits and hazards of electronic documentation.

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HRAM is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.  This program has been pre-approved for 4.0 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM and SHRM-SCPSM.  For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

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This Program has been submitted for 4.0 hours of HR CREDIT from the HR Certification Institute. The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification  Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute's criteria to be  pre-approved for recertification credit.

Registration is closed.

  HRAM Member NON HRAM Member
Keynote
$25 $50
Technical Session
$35 $70
Keynote & Technical Session $40 $80
Corporate Table (seats 7)
Includes Keynote and Tech Session
$280

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*You may also fax, email or mail in the Registration Form.

Registration cancellation and deadline is January 4, 2017 to receive a full refund.

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About the Speakers

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Pam Bourne represents management exclusively on workplace legal issues. Her main focus is on preventative employment law issues. Pam’s goal is to help clients prevent employment claims from arising and to advise on HR strategies that will result in a sound defense position should a claim occur. In connection with this goal, Pam provides day-to-day counseling on a variety of employment issues (e.g., hiring, E-Verify, I-9 compliance, discipline, discharge, performance evaluations, employment-related contracts, FMLA, ADAAA, harassment, discrimination, wage/hour, state employment laws, and other areas). Pam also prepares and assists clients in developing HR policies and handbooks and conducts training for clients on a broad range of topics (e.g., how to avoid harassment and retaliation claims).

In addition, she frequently defends employers in connection with employment-related claims filed with government agencies. Pam earned both her law degree and Master of Business Administration degree in 2000 from the University of Nebraska. Her educational background allows her to deliver practical, results driven, advice to her clients.

Amy_Peck.JPGAmy L. Peck is a Principal in the Omaha, Nebraska, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She dedicates her practice exclusively to immigration law and worksite compliance, and she is Co-Leader of the firm's Immigration practice group.

Ms. Peck is one of 21 Directors elected to serve on the 14,000-member American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Board of Governors. She currently is serving on the Board of Trustees of the American Immigration Council.

Ms. Peck is a member of the AILA National Verification Committee, which liaises with USCIS, ICE and OCAHO on I-9, E-verify and related worksite issues. Ms. Peck recently served on the AILA National USCIS Benefits Committee, the Interagency Committee, the Annual Conference Committee, Chair of the AILA Midyear Conference Business Track, previously chaired the AILA FOIA Liaison Committee, the AILA Comprehensive Reform Committee (2010-2011) and is a founding member of the Global Migration Action Group (2009 to present). She served as Chair of the AILA National Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) liaison committee (2008-2010). Ms. Peck also served as Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee for AILA (2008-2009) and served on the Spring Conference committee (2008-2010). She was chosen as the editor of the AILA Midyear Conference materials in 2010, and past Chair of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) liaison committee (2004-2006). She is past Chair of the AILA Iowa-Nebraska chapter (2001-2003), and previously served as its treasurer (1999-2000).

Ms. Peck is a frequent speaker on worksite enforcement issues, and has recently been quoted in the The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal on employment and enforcement immigration issues.

Sarah_Millsap.JPGSarah J. Millsap is an Associate in the Omaha, Nebraska, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice is focused on employment litigation, labor relations and preventive counseling.

Ms. Millsap has successfully defended employers against claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour violations and FMLA violations. She also provides employers with preventive counseling on issues such as employee discipline, performance management, human resource policies, leave management and disability matters. She frequently conducts internal investigations and provides training on a variety of workplace law topics.

In addition to her employment litigation and preventive counseling experience, Ms. Millsap has broad experience in representing employers in labor matters, including advocating on behalf of management in grievance arbitrations and representing employers in unfair labor practice charges before the National Labor Relations Board.

 

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