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2016 BREAKFAST BRIEFING SEMINARS

315 Union Street, 8th Floor, Seminar Room
Nashville, Tennessee 37201

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The Trump Effect on Employment Law
Friday, April 21, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. CDT
Ethics Hour
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CDT
Pending approval for 2 Hours of General CLE; Approved for 2 Hours of HRCI Credit;
Pending Approval for 1 Hour of Ethics CLE

Numerous executive orders and federal regulations took effect during the Obama Administration.  Longstanding interpretations of federal statutes were also subject to significant revision.  What has been and what is anticipated to be their fate under the new Administration?

Ethics Hour - Reporting Professional Misconduct

(a) A lawyer who knows that another lawyer has committed a violation of the Rules of Professional Conduct that raises a substantial question as to that lawyer's honesty, trustworthiness, or fitness as a lawyer in other respects, shall inform the Disciplinary Counsel of the Board of Professional Responsibility.

(b) A lawyer who knows that a judge has committed a violation of applicable rules of judicial conduct that raises a substantial question as to the judge's fitness for office shall inform the Disciplinary Counsel of the Board of Judicial Conduct.

(c) This Rule does not require disclosure of information otherwise protected by RPC 1.6 or information gained by a lawyer or judge while serving as a member of a lawyer assistance program approved by the Supreme Court of Tennessee or by the Board of Professional Responsibility.

The EEOC's Strategic Enforcement Plan: A Look Back and A Look Ahead

FLSA Wage & Hour Update
Friday, September 23, 2016
Seminar 8:30 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.; Ethics Hour - 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Approved for 2 Hours of General CLE
Pending Approval for 1 Hour of Dual Ethics CLE
Approved for 2 Hours of HRCI Credit

Are you prepared for the upcoming changes to the FLSA salary regulations?

The time is fast-approaching for the new Department of Labor regulations to take effect.  As of December 1, 2016, salaried employees must earn, as a threshold, a weekly salary of at least $913 to be exempt from Federal overtime requirements.  You should be evaluating your staff and determining your strategy for dealing with the new salary regulations.

Join us at our September 23rd Breakfast Briefing, FLSA Wage & Hour Update, where a team of King & Ballow attorneys headed by Eddie Wayland and Mark Hunt will help you prepare for these changes.  We’ll also take a look at independent contractor and joint employer developments under the FLSA that will also affect all employe