Fredrikson & Byron’s 35th Annual Employment & Labor Law Seminar

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Date:    Thursday, November 7, 2019


Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
1300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403

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Hosted by:

Fredrikson & Byron’s Employment & Labor Group


7:45 a.m.     Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m.     General Session
10:40 a.m.    Q&A Panel
11:30 a.m.     Lunch and Keynote Address
12:45 p.m.    First Breakout Sessions
1:45 p.m.      Second Breakout Sessions
2:45 p.m.     Third Breakout Sessions
3:45 p.m.     Reception and Door Prizes
5:00 p.m.     Seminar Concludes

Seminar Details:

Proactive strategies for the challenges you face.

Get in front of compliance issues and workplace problems before they escalate. Learn to anticipate and mitigate liabilities at Fredrikson & Byron’s 35th Annual Employment & Labor Law Seminar.

From legal complexities and cultural norms to performance concerns and difficult personalities, our one-day seminar goes beyond the surface to offer legal and practical guidance for fostering a positive, productive and compliant workplace.

With a focus on proactive strategies, our experienced attorneys will cover accommodations for physical and mental health disabilities, ADA accessibility, wage policies, the legalization of marijuana, bullying and violence, and much more. You’ll leave informed, empowered and ready to address any gaps in current workplace practices.

Smile, we’ve got your back. Join us on November 7, 2019!

Detailed descriptions of seminar topics

Note: Applications for HRCI HR (General) credits, Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM and Minnesota CLE and Iowa CLE credits have been submitted.

Registration Fee:

$295.00 through October 20
$325.00 after October 20

Fredrikson & Byron Presenters:

Pamela Abbate-Dattilo
Brian T. Benkstein
Robert C. Boisvert
Ingrid N. Culp
Steven E. Helland
Thomas B. Henke
Jade B. Jorgenson
Mary M. Krakow
Kristin LeBre
Debra J. Linder
Bryan J. Morben
Edgar R. Ocampo
Penny S. Oleson
Emily S. Pontius
Anne M. Radolinski
Joseph M. Sokolowski
Teresa M. Thompson
Ashley R. Thronson
David G. Waytz

Guest Presenters:

Aaron Cannon, Co-Founder & CAO (Chief Accessibility Officer), Accessible 360

Aaron is a seasoned website developer and software engineer offering clients a highly specialized set of skills and expertise. Working as a full-time Accessibility Engineer since 2011, Aaron especially enjoys accessibility training. Aaron has served as court-recognized an expert witness within national landmark website accessibility cases, including Blick Art and Omni Hotels.

Michele Landis, Co-Founder & CRO, Accessible360

Leading client development and marketing along with strategic partnerships, Michele spends a lot of time educating companies and business associations across all verticals on how to tackle an accessibility audit project, how to build with inclusive design and the business case for accessibility. Specializing in reducing risk, she is frequently leading CLE on this topic across the nation and was recently invited to speak at SXSW (South by Southwest) on the topic of mitigating legal risk in this niche area of technology.

Antone Melton-Meaux, Founder and CEO of Work Resolve Mediation, Work Resolve Mediation (Keynote Speaker)

Antone Melton-Meaux, is a qualified neutral with 20 years of experience in all aspects of employment law. He brings a unique skill set to resolving employment disputes leveraging his experience as a partner of a prestigious employment law firm, the chief employment counsel for a Fortune 500 company, and a human resources leader for two Fortune 500 companies.

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