Maddin Hauser's 2019 Employment Law Symposium
Graphic: Maddin Hauser's 2019 Employment Law Symposium - Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Please Join Us for
Maddin Hauser's 2019 Employment Law Symposium:
Managing the Tough Stuff – Navigating the Most Difficult Workplace Issues 
Tuesday, June 11, 2019

The Inn at St. John's
44045 Five Mile Road, Plymouth, MI 48170
Registration and Complimentary Continental Breakfast:
7:30 am to 8:30 am 

8:30 am to 1:00 pm

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Pending Recertification for
HR Certification Institute
3.5 Business recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®) 
Society for Human Resource Management
3.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM
American Payroll Association
3.5 RCHs
Featured Topics and Agenda
How to Make Remote Work – WORK
Kaitlin A. Brown
  • Identify the statutes implicated by employee requests to work remotely
  • Understand the social and legal trends for remote work arrangements
  • Discuss best practices for holding employees accountable through remote work policies and agreements
“Likes” and “Dislikes”: Best Practices for Social Media Policies and Training
Mary C. Aretha
  • We “like” social media policies and training
  • We “dislike” claims/suits arising from social media
  • We “like” troubleshooting social media issues in the workplace
Worker Classification: Why it Matters and an Update on the Latest Trends
Kevin M. Henry
  • Basics of worker classification
  • Consequences of misclassification
  • Latest developments in worker classification cases
Romance in the Workplace and Other Workplace Indiscretions
Ronald A. Sollish
  • Consensual romantic relationships
  • Company parties and celebrations
  • Customer/vendor indiscretions
Drugs, Violence, and Vaping: Drafting Employment Policies in the Age of Recreational Marijuana
Zoey A. Mayhew
  • Crafting effective drug and alcohol policies that address legal substances
  • Smoking, vaping, and friendly fragrance policies
  • Violence prevention, guns, and other weapons in the workplace
Form I-9 Compliance and Updates
John A. MacKenzie
  • Audit and inspection update – what we are seeing and hearing from ICE
  • Completing and correcting form I-9 (key sections and common errors)
  • E-Verify and form I-9 compliance
  • Handling of form I-9 during mergers and acquisitions
Leave Laws: Compliance, Coordination, and Best Practices
Stephanie C. Mellin
  • Overview and best practices regarding Paid Medical Leave Act (PMLA), Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and unpaid leave of absence
  • Common errors and misconceptions when addressing PMLA, FMLA and ADA
  • How these laws work together: best practices
EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) Discrimination Update
James M. Reid, IV
  • Identify the EEOC’s hot issue target list for 2019 (including compliance with the EEO-1 Report due on September 30th)
  • Learn how to audit processes to verify employees of different protected classes are treated similarly
  • Understand best practices for responding to a charge of discrimination