"Employment Climate Change" Breakfast Briefing - Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Date   Sep 24, 2009
Time   7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Location   Sheraton Minneapolis West Hotel
12201 Ridgedale Drive
Minnetonka, MN 55305

Labor and Employment Law in a Troubled Economy

Ford & Harrison is honored to host a Breakfast Briefing for in-house counsel and human resources professionals focusing on how U.S. employers confront the challenges of the modern workplace. The program will consist of a panel discussion with the in-house counsel from four of Minnesota's most prominent employers.  Our panel includes:

  • Stacy Bogart, General Counsel, Liberty Diversified Industries
  • Jeff Cotter, Vice President and General Counsel, G&K Services
  • Tracy Wessel Johnson, Senior Lawyer, Cargill, Inc.
  • Todd W. Schnell, Vice President - Senior Associate General Counsel, RBC Law Group

This panel discussion will include an examination of the following issues:

  • How are Legal and Human Resources Departments working together to improve employee relations during this troubled economy?
  • What best practices are employers utilizing to confront the new initiatives from the EEOC and Department of Labor?
  • Layoffs and corporate reorganizations: What are employers doing to address the need to downsize and cut costs?
  • How are employers minimizing litigation expenses through preventative measures such as training and policy changes?
  • What ways are employers accommodating a diverse workforce? 


Online registration for this event is now closed.  To register, please contact Rita Vogler at rvogler@fordharrison.com.