Speaking Engagement

Employment Law 2010: A Year of Challenge and Opportunity


Atlanta, GA

103 West
103 West Paces Ferry Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30305

10:00 am - 4:30 pm

The Obama administration and a volatile economy have sparked new legislation, agency initiatives and legal trends that significantly impact the way employers manage and address a variety of workplace issues. Please join us for an up-to-the-minute discussion on the challenges facing in-house counsel, human resources executives and other professionals responsible for managing workplace issues in 2010. Learn about new and pending legislation, how to comply and best practices for minimizing risk of violations and litigation.

Topics include updates on the following:

  • Employment Legislation and Litigation Trends - A look back on trends and new legislation enacted from 2008-2009 and a look ahead to pending and potential legislation.
  • Affirmative Action - An overview of mandatory affirmative action obligations of federal contractors and subcontractors, how to determine whether your company is or may become a covered subcontractor, and trends in OFCCP enforcement strategy.
  • Immigration - An update on recent developments in work permit processing and the recent focus on worksite enforcement of immigration laws.
  • Labor - Plans to change the law, rulemaking, other innovative approaches and the challenges they may pose for employers.
  • Restrictive Covenants - Navigating non-compete and non-solicitation agreements under current Georgia case law and under Georgia's new legislation.
  • What to Expect from OSHA - An overview of OSHA enforcement initiatives and trends, as well as insights on managing compliance and OSHA inspections in the new enforcement environment.
  • Wage and Hour Litigation - Recent trends in Wage and Hour litigation and what to watch out for from the Department of Labor.
  • Keynote  - Presented by the Honorable Leon R. Sequeira, former Assistant Secretary of Labor for Policy at the U.S. Department of Labor from

 Lunch will be provided.  Also, please join us for a reception immediately following the program to enjoy some refreshments and discuss the topics of the day.


For questions please contact Beth Hope at 404-881-5427 or ehope@seyfarth.com.