Chopra, Amdursky, Karr to Speak on "Strategically Managing Your Workforce"

June 12, 2009
O'Melveny's Labor and Employment Practice will host a workshop for the California Employment Law Council on "Strategically Managing Your Workforce: Adjusting to Changes on Wall Street and in Washington," on June 12 in the Los Angeles office.

Leading the discussions are partners Apalla Chopra and Eric Amdursky, and counsel Adam Karr, who will address the best methods for handling labor and employment issues in today's business environment, share their view of recent and relevant developments in legislation and case law, and offer a forward-looking assessment of how changes in Washington will impact the workplace.

The agenda includes:

Part A: Strategically Managing the Fall-Out from the Credit Crisis: Selected Topics in Labor and Employment Law

  • Layoffs and Alternatives to Layoffs
  • Federal WARN Act, State WARN Acts
  • Dismissals—How To Manage Terminations for Performance-Related Issues
  • Non-Compete/Non-Solicitation Agreements—What To Expect With A More Mobile Workforce

Part B: Legislative and Case Law Update: What Is and What Will Be

  • Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) and Other Anticipated Changes to Labor Laws
  • Recent Amendments to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Legislative Amendments
  • Religious Accommodation Regulations
  • Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA)
  • New York and Washington, DC Legislative Update
  • Top 10 Labor and Employment Law Cases

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