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Seminars and Events

Our Labor & Employment Practice Group hosts seminars throughout the year to keep our clients apprised of legislation and regulatory change that impact employee relations.  These programs are just one of the ways in which our attorneys provide value-added service and advice to our clients.

Past Programs:

  • March 26, 2014 – “HR Hotspot: Independent Contractors” Breakfast Seminar, Seattle (Union Square)
  • February 26, 2014 – “HR Hotspot: Wage and Hour Potholes to Avoid in 2014″ Breakfast Seminar (Union Square)
  • November 13, 2013 – “What’s Happening in Employment Law?” Half-Day Seminar, Seattle (Washington Athletic Club)
  • October 1, 2013 – “The Affordable Care Act and You: What Employers Need to Know Now!” Breakfast Seminar, Seattle (Union Square)
  • April 24, 2013 – “At-Will Employment: Fact or Fiction? Recent Developments Employers Should Consider When Disciplining or Discharging an At-Will Employee,” Breakfast Seminar, Seattle (Union Square)
  • March 5, 2013 – “Social Media in the Workplace,” Breakfast Seminar, Seattle (Union Square)
  • December 12, 2012 – “What Now? The Post-Election Labor & Employment Terrain,” Half-Day Seminar, Seattle (Washington Athletic Club)
  • June 21, 2012 – “Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Becomes Reality in Seattle: Get Prepared,” Breakfast Seminar, Seattle (Union Square)
  • October 7, 2011 – “I Hear You Knockin’–Preparation and Compliance Tips When Agencies are at the Door,” Breakfast Seminar, Seattle (Union Square)
  • June 29, 2011 – “Workplace Investigations–’The Good, Bad and Ugly,” Breakfast Seminar, Seattle (Union Square)
  • May 11, 2011 – Spring Half-Day Seminar, Seattle (Grand Hyatt Seattle)
  • March 3, 2011 – “Employer Social Media Policies–Why You Can’t Be Friends,” Breakfast Seminar, Seattle (Union Square)
  • November 17, 2010 – “Are You Ready for Health Care Reform?” Breakfast Seminar, Seattle (Union Square)
  • October 22, 2010 – Fall Half-Day Seminar, Seattle (Grand Hyatt Seattle)
  • July 21, 2010 – “Wage and Hour GPS–Avoiding Hazards and Roadblocks,” Breakfast Seminar, Seattle (Union Square)
  • April 22, 2010 – Spring Half-Day Seminar, Seattle (Grand Hyatt Seattle)
  • October 29, 2009 – Fall Half-Day Seminar, Seattle (Washington Athletic Club)
  • July 1, 2009 – “Tips and Traps in Using Temporary Workers” Breakfast Seminar, Seattle (Union Square)
  • March 12, 2009 – “Reductions in Force” Spring Half-Day Seminar, Seattle (Washington Athletic Club)
  • October 29, 2008 – Fall Half-Day Seminar, Seattle (Union Square)
  • May 29, 2008 – Spring Half-Day Seminar, Seattle (Washington Athletic Club)
  • April 9, 2008 – “Brinkmanship in the Area of Commute Time,” Breakfast Seminar, Seattle (Union Square)
  • February 8, 2008 – “Employee Termination: How to Fold When It’s Time to Fold,” Breakfast Seminar, Seattle (Union Square)
  • November 14, 2007 – Fall Half-Day Seminar, Bellevue (Meydenbauer Center)
  • April 18, 2007 – Spring Half-Day Seminar, Seattle (Washington Athletic Club)
  • March 28, 2007 –  ”Tips and Traps in Collective Bargaining Agreements,” Breakfast Seminar, Seattle (Union Square)
  • March 15, 2007 – “Unsavory Employee Conduct: What’s an Employer to Do?” Breakfast Seminar, Portland
  • February 28, 2007 – “Tips and Traps in Employment Agreements,” Breakfast Seminar, Seattle (Union Square)
  • January 24, 2007 – “Tips and Traps in Employee Handbooks,” Breakfast Seminar, Seattle (Union Square)
  • November 15, 2006 – “Unsavory Employee Conduct: What’s an Employer to Do?” Breakfast Seminar, Seattle (Union Square)
  • October 19, 2006 – Fall Half-Day Seminar, Bellevue (Meydenbauer Center)
  • September 21, 2006 – “Employer Preparations for Possible Avian Flu Pandemic,” Breakfast Seminar, Seattle (Union Square)
  • May 17, 2006 – “The FLSA After IBP v. Alvarez: The Donning of a Brand New Workday,” Breakfast Seminar, Seattle (Union Square)