Advanced Labor Topics 2011 - Naples, Florida

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Date   Jun 10 - 11, 2011
Time   12:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location   Ritz Carlton Beach Resort
280 Vanderbilt Beach Road
Naples, FL 34108

The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee and the Labor and Employment Law Section present:

Advanced Labor Topics 2011

Don't miss this two-day course covering discovery and spoliation issues; proving a disability under the ADA mendments ac;, update on employment-related immigration law; social media and labor and employment law; U.S. Department of Labor enforcement update; reports from the UAC, PERC, EEOC, and NLRB; ethics and mediation; 30 days before and after filing a discrimination complaint; and Federal and State employment and labor law recent caselaw & trends.
Friday, June 10, 2011

12:00 noon – 12:25 p.m.
Late Registration

12:25 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Welcome and Introductory Remarks
Hon. Alan Orantes Forst, Chairman, Unemployment Appeals Commission, Tallahassee
Zascha Blanco Abbott, Ford & Harrison L.L.P., Miami

12:30 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.
The Rise of the Machines: Discovery And Spoliation Issues in the Age of Technology
Cynthia N. Sass, Law Offices of Cynthia N. Sass, P.A., Tampa

1:20 p.m. – 2:10 p.m.
The Big Easy? Proving Up A "Disability" Under the ADA Amendments Act
Andrew S. Hament, Ford & Harrison L.L.P., Melbourne

2:10 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.

2:20 p.m. – 3:10 p.m.
Let Me In, Immigration Man: Update on Employment-Related Immigration Law
Hector Chichoni, Duane Morris L.L.P., Miami

3:10 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
To Tweet or Not to Tweet …: The Intersection of Social Media and E&L Law
Edward "Eddie" Diaz, Holland & Knight, Miami

4:00 p.m. – 4:10 p.m.

4:10 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The Enforcers: U.S. Department of Labor Enforcement Update
Tammy D. McCutchen, Littler Mendelson P.C., Washington, D.C.

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Labor & Employment Law Section Executive Council Meeting (all invited)

6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Reception (included in registration fee)

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Sunset Dinner on the Beach (included in registration fee)

Saturday, June 11, 2011

8:40 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
Welcome and Introductory Remarks

8:45 a.m. – 9:35 a.m.
Around the Horn (and the alphabet): Reports from the UAC, PERC, EEOC & NLRB
Hon. Alan Orantes Forst, Chairman, Unemployment Appeals Commission, Tallahassee
Hon. Stephanie Williams Ray, Chair, Public Employees Relations Commission, Tallahassee
Robert Weisberg, Regional Attorney, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Miami
Harold Maier, Resident Officer, National Labor Relations Board, Miami

9:35 a.m. – 10:25 a.m.
Fairly Legal – Neither Fair Nor Legal: Ethics & Mediation
Karen Evans, Litigation Resolution, Inc., Miami
Robert Weisberg, Regional Attorney, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Miami

10:25 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.

10:35 a.m. – 11:25 a.m.
The 30 Days Before and After the Filing of a Discrimination Complaint: It Never Gets Any Better
Allan Weitzman, Proskauer Rose L.L.P., Boca Raton
Adria L. Silva, The Law Office of Adria Lynn Silva, L.L.C., Naples

11:25 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Federal and State Supersized Employment and Labor Law Recent Caselaw & Trends
Zascha Blanco Abbott, Ford & Harrison L.L.P., Miami
Gary A. Costales, Law Office of
Gary A Costales P.A., Miami

Thomas Mead Santoro, Jackson Lewis, L.L.P., Miami

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Sunset Cruise (separate registration required – details TBA upon registration for seminar)