Professional Development Calendar


Professional Development Seminar
Series Calendar 2017/2018

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May 3  Fringe Benefits Done Right – Learning how to take proper credit for the fringe can save contractors tens and often hundreds of thousands of dollars making your bidding more competitive. 

Eric Folwer & Brian Renaud -Fringe Benefit Group 
June 7  How to Effectively Use Social Media for Your Marketing Needs - Learn how to use each social media platform individually and collectively to deliver your company’s branding message to a specific target audience.

 Eric Wilson -Inspired Technology and Communications 
June 14  Owners’ Rights in Privately Owned Businesses - Whether you are contemplating a private company as your business model or you are an owner in such an entity, you need a basic knowledge of the rights and obligations that are unique to this type of business.

 Jim Rudolph, Esq. - Rudolph Friedmann LLP 
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 -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 After a Job Site Injury - more information to come. 

  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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