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Fall Labor & Employment Seminar

Tuesday, October 3, 2023 – 8:00 AM – 12:00 Noon, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Green Tree

500 Mansfield Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15205

Join the Tucker Arensberg Labor & Employment Group for our Labor & Employment seminar on Tuesday, October 3rd from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Green Tree.

This seminar is free, includes free parking at the DoubleTree hotel, and breakfast will also be provided.

Employers, general counsel, human resources professionals, and anyone with an interest is encouraged to attend. Tucker Arensberg will offer HRCI (Human Resources Certification Institute) and CLE (Continuing Legal Education) credits for attendees.

All sessions below include time for questions after each presenter speaks. The agenda for the morning is as follows:

8:00 – 8:45Registration and Breakfast
8:45 – 9:15Recent Developments in the Workplace: This session will summarize recent changes in the legal landscape and help employers adapt and prepare for the future. Presented by: Albert S. Lee, Esq. and Christin M. Roberts, Esq.
9:15 – 9:45Independent Contractors: Understanding the Law and Minimizing Risks: This session will provide an overview of the the law of independent contractors and give examples from actual court decisions and agency investigations that indicate how the intended relationship between a company and worker went awry. Practical steps that businesses can take to minimize their risk of misclassifying employees as independent contractors will also be covered. Presented by: Jeremy V. Farrell, Esq. and Matthew A. McKinney, Esq.
9:45 – 10:15Selling and Buying a Unionized Business: This session will focus on the obligations of both parties under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), as well as offer practical advice on how to comply with existing collective bargaining agreements, make workforce decisions and engage successfully in “effects” bargaining in order to minimize legal risks and ensure a smooth transition. Presented by: Robert L. McTiernan, Esq.
10:15 – 10:30Break
10:30 – 11:00Leave Laws and Accommodations: This session will discuss the legal requirements for employers to provide leave and accommodations to employees under federal and state law. We will cover family and medical leave, maternity leave, and religious accommodations based on the unanimous U.S. Supreme Court decision in the case of Groff v. DeJoy, which clarified the standard for employers to meet when denying a religious accommodation request. Presented by Albert S. Lee, Esq. and Christin M. Roberts, Esq.
11:00 – 11:30Life after Non-Competes, is there anything employers can do?:
This session will look at alternatives that employers can implement to protect their businesses in place of traditional non-competition agreements. Presented by Scott R. Leah, Esq.
11:30 – 12:00Poor Performers, Problem Employees, and Protected Activities: This session will discuss the legal issues involved in dealing with poor performers and problem employees who have engaged in legally protected activities. Topics will include the legal rights of these employees and offer tips on how to manage and discipline them without violating their rights. Presented by: Jeremy V. Farrell, Esq.

Click here or on the button below to RSVP to attend.  If this link and button do not work for you, please email our Marketing Director, Katie Oswald at

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