Attorney Susan G. Fentin to speak at the 22nd Annual Advanced Employment Issues Symposium

The nation’s leading human capital management conference will be held November 15–17 in Las Vegas

 Skoler, Abbott & Presser, P.C., the leading labor and employment law firm serving employers in the greater Springfield area, announced today that Attorney Susan G. Fentin will be a featured speaker at the 22nd Annual Advanced Employment Issues Symposium. The nation’s leading human capital management conference will be held November 15–17 at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel in Las Vegas.

Susan Fentin“I’m honored to be a speaker at this conference, which will provide attendees with the information they need to refine their hiring policies, clarify their compliance management and limit their companies’ legal liabilities,” said Attorney Fentin, who is also editor of the Massachusetts Employment Law Letter.

The symposium is geared toward human resources professionals, executives and in-house counsel, helping them to get ahead of workplace policy updates with a comprehensive overview of breaking legislative changes and strategies to overcome compliance issues.

On Wednesday, November 15, from 1–4 p.m., Attorney Fentin will present, “Avoiding Hiring Landmines: Navigating Pre-Employment Inquiries, Background Checks, Drug Testing, I-9s, and Other Legal Tripwires.”

Then on Thursday, November 16, from 9:20–10:35 a.m., she will co-present, “Absence Management in the Compliance ‘Bermuda Triangle:’ FMLA’s Intersection with Disability Accommodation, Workers’ Compensation, and Paid Time Off,” along with Attorney Stacie Caraway from Miller & Martin, PLLC.

Skoler Abbott is one of the largest law firms in New England specializing in the practice of labor relations and employment law solely on behalf of management.

The conference’s intimate forum will encourage networking with peers and expert presenters, and idea-sharing around compliance and HR management. The agenda features lively presentations and interactive workshops designed to engage and educate.


To register and for more details about this symposium, visit

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