22nd Annual Advanced Employment Issues Symposium

November 15-17, 2017 | Paris Las Vegas Hotel

2017 will be a tumultuous year for Americans as a new president takes office and overhauls the existing administration's regulatory agenda. Register for the 22nd Annual Advanced Employment Issues Symposium to get ahead of your workplace policy updates with a comprehensive overview of breaking legislative changes, strategies to overcome compliance issues, and a networking opportunity unmatched by any other conference on the market. You will leave with the tools you need to limit your companies liability under federal law and drive future business success.

Find out why the Advanced Employment Issues Symposium (AEIS) is one of the most reputable and longstanding employment law conferences in the nation!

Attendees will:

  • learn about the latest court decisions and how they will impact your policies, including those on hot topics like gender identity and whistleblower claims.
  • get down in the trenches with attorneys and federal regulators, who will update you on the very latest changes to employment laws and your compliance obligations. What's happening with the ACA or overtime? Our experts will have the answers.
  • pinpoint the most common stumbling blocks before it's too late, including major pitfalls involving employee screening, drug testing and more!
  • access proven, practical strategies for overcoming today's top HR challenges, so you can feel confident as your organization's resident employment law expert.
  • network with other HR professionals who face the same challenges and can share best practices for implementing compliant and effective policy.


Emerging Legal & Compliance Concerns

  • Administering paid sick leave
  • Harassment and retaliation
  • Accommodations for mental disabilities and improving ADA website accessibility
  • The wacky, wild world of FMLA

Red-Hot Regulatory Updates

  • Wage and hour bombshells
  • New EEO-1 reporting obligations likely
  • Paid sick leave mandate for federal contractors
  • Expanded ‘based on sex’ protection under Title VII
  • Expanded interpretation of who’s a joint employer

Security and Risk Management

  • Protecting the employment brand
  • COPE v. BYOD
  • Workplace violence
  • Protecting your company’s legal and property interests

Data Analytics and Metrics

  • Legal risks of Big Data
  • How metrics can help improve diversity
  • Prescriptive analytics
  • Pay data audits
  • Organizational network analysis

Space is limited. Secure your seat today!

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AEIS has been pre-approved for 10.25 hours of general recertification credit (16.25 total hours if you attend two pre-cons) toward PHR and SPHR recertification. For more information about certification and recertification, please visit the HR Certificate Institute website at www.hrci.org.

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More Valuable Than SHRM

"This conference gave great bang for the buck and delivered greater value and return than the SHRM Conference. The networking and variety were wonderful."
-Beverly Young
HR Director
Memorial Hospital/Carbon County

Comprehensive Coverage

"This is an excellent program and with so many offerings, attendees are able to streamline their individual programs to fit their needs. The presenters are top-notch and interested in complete coverage of their subject and answering our questions."

-Susan Rasbury
Executive Assistant and Compliance Coordinator
Louisiana Tech University

Use-It-Now Guidance

"Excellent sessions and speakers giving up-to-the-minute information. I am taking loads of information back to Fort Wayne Community Schools to share with other areas in HR. Thank you so much and I look forward to next year’s event."

-Marcia Simmons
Employee Relations Specialist
Fort Wayne Community Schools

Networking Opportunities Abound

"I always have benefited greatly by attending this conference. I like the format and the added boost of interacting with fellow HR professionals."

-Rita Carpenter
HR Director
Minneapolis Radiation Oncology