Skoler, Abbott & Presser, P.C. Experts to Provide Update on Employment Law And Human Resources Practices

October 12, 2011

An important seminar by the Employers Association of the NorthEast (EANE), will provide employers with practical solutions and valuable information to guide them in day-to-day employment decisions. The EANE’s 2011 Employment Law and Human Resources Practices Update will enable employers stay up-to-date on state and federal employment laws, recent court decisions, agency interpretations and prospective changes, as well as new compensation and employee relations practices. The seminar will take place on Thursday, November 3, 2011, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Holyoke Hotel and Conference Center (the former Holiday Inn) in Holyoke, MA.

Attorneys from Skoler, Abbott & Presser, P.C., will provide updates on Federal, Massachusetts, and Connecticut legislation and case law; and National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decisions and rulemaking activity. Skoler, Abbott & Presser, P.C., is one of the largest law firms in New England specializing in the practice of labor relations and employment law exclusively for management.

Breakout sessions at the seminar include:

· The Digital Workplace: Employee Rights, Employer Rights, Mistakes and Best Practices

· The DOL Gets Tough on Employers — How to Protect Your Organization

· How Good Are Your Documents? Ways to Improve Employment Contracts and Severance Agreements

· 8 Proven Communication Strategies for Engaging Your Employees — No More “In one ear and out the other”!

· ADAA Regulations: The Practical Side of Compliance

· Employee Assessment Tools: Achieving Results That Come From “Job Fit”

“The legal and regulatory environment that employers are working in is very challenging,” said Meredith Wise, President of the Employers Association of the NorthEast. “This program provides participants with the opportunity to gain the knowledge they need to ensure their practices are compliant, and to learn about some of the hottest ‘best practices’ so that they can attract, retain, and engage the workforce they need.”

EANE’s Annual Employment Law and HR Practices Update program is designed for all levels of management, including executives, corporate counsel, human resource professionals, managers, supervisors, and those who need practical and timely information to help negotiate through the maze of ever-evolving employment issues.

The cost for EANE members is $208.25 and $276.25 for non-members if paid by October 15, 2011. After that date, the cost is $245.00 for members and $325 for non-members. All prices include lunch provided on site.

For those interested in registering, please register online at or call (413) 789-6470.