EmployerLINC 2014: Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits Seminar (Oklahoma City)

Trouble comes in all shapes and sizes. Any employer who’s ever been targeted for an agency investigation or audit, threatened with fines or penalties, or hit with a lawsuit will agree that an ounce of prevention really is worth a pound of cure. The steps you take to stay in compliance now can most assuredly help you stay out of serious trouble later.

At EmployerLINC 2014, McAfee & Taft’s annual employment and employee benefits seminar, our attorneys will help arm employers with the knowledge and practical advice they need to comply with a significant number of state and federal laws that govern the workplace, thereby preventing (or minimizing) costly and time-consuming litigation, investigations and audits.

Hosted by the Labor and Employment Group, the morning session will feature six 25-minute presentations focusing on key compliance issues commonly encountered during the pre-employment, employment and post-termination phases. Topics include:

  • Critical pre-employment issues
  • Common pre-hiring missteps and how to avoid them
  • Government agency hot buttons
  • Common retaliation claims and how to prevent them
  • How to conduct a proper workplace investigation
  • Avoiding litigation after an employee leaves

Hosted by the Employee Benefits Group, the afternoon session will feature three presentations focusing on the latest updates and “must-know” guidance concerning health care reform as well as company-sponsored qualified retirement and health and welfare plans. Topics include:

  • Action steps for employers to ensure employee benefits compliance in 2014
  • Health care reform: what’s new, what’s changed, and what’s delayed
  • Health plan cost-containment strategies

There is no cost to attend this seminar, but registration is required. When registering, please be sure to specify whether you will attend the morning session, afternoon session, or both. Separate HRCI credit is available for each sessionIMPORTANT NOTE: Lunch will not be provided. Registration is now closed for both seminars.

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    8:30am to 4:30pm
    National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    Thursday, April 17, 2014
    8:30am to 4:30pm
    Renaissance Tulsa Hotel and Convention Center
    Tulsa, Oklahoma