Professional Development


Professional Development Seminar
Series Calendar 2017/2018

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June 28  State and Federal Wage Laws - Knowing the law and how to comply with it is critical for construction companies looking to reduce their risk and avoid lawsuits from employees.

Christopher Kenney, Jaimeson Porter & Anthony DeProspo of Kenney & Sams, P.C. 
July 19  The Do’s and Don’ts of Apprenticeship - We will discuss best practices for ensuring you are compliant so that your company avoids mistakes that could prevent you from being eligible to bid on jobs as well as costly fines. 

 Celina Dias Pendexter, Compliance Officer -Department of Apprentice Standards 
August 9  How to Prepare a Return to Work Program - A company’s willingness and ability to return an injured worker to a modified or transitional duty position is a commitment by senior management to employee well being.  This program provides guidelines for developing a positive Return to Work Program.  Recovery starts before injury.

 Harry Carlson, EHS Multi Branch Manager. Safway 
September 13 Some things Every HR Manager Should Know - Do’s and Don’ts  - Learn employers’ HR-related duties and obligations under state and federal law with recommended best practices. 

 Nicholas Anastasopoulos, Partner &Corey F. Higgins, Associate -Mirick, O’Connell, DeMallie & Lougee, LLP 
 September 20
Medical Marijuana and Legalization in the Workplace - Marijuana laws and regulations are changing which is leading to increased use.  This seminar will discuss an overview of change in laws and regulations, identifying use in the workplace and the employers’ rights.

 Concentra Team

October 4   TBD

October 11  Construction Insurance 101 - Recent Law Decisions Affecting Your Business - The construction contract is the basic essential guiding risk management tool for your business and for each project.  This seminar will explore and explain core contract principles and terms.

 David Fine, Partner -Mirick, O'Connell, DeMallie & Lougee, LLP 
November 8 
Navigating Complex Legal Employment Issues in the Construction Industry - An informative engaging session on employment law,including the latest legal developments and best practices.  Gain insight on some of the most challenging problems facing the construction industry. 

 Robert Rudolph, Assoc. &Adam Shafran Partner -Rudolph Friedmann LLP 
  Cost:  $30 per seminar
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