2007 Section of Labor and Employment Law Conference

Page Two | SC 2007

THE TRADITIONAL LABOR TRACK

NLRA Basics: A Short Primer

Classic Law of Labor-Management Relations: NLRA A Short Primer
Steven W. Suflas & Dorothy Moore-Duncan

Employment Laws in the World of Labor

Labor Law for the Employment Lawyer
W.V. “Bernie” Siebert

Practicing Law Under the NLRA

Practicing Under the NLRA
Sarah K. Willey, Nancy J. Shiffer and Anna G. Purcell

Update: National Labor Relations Board

Update: National Labor Relations Board
Andrew M. Kramer, Richard F. Shaw, Michael A. Kolczak and Sandy H. Dermody

Oral Argument Before the National Labor Relations Board

Board Decision

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Decision 223

United States of America Before the National Labor Relations Board
Gary C. Moss, Joanna Kishner and Paul T. Trimmer

Charging Party's Pre-Argument Brief
Richard G. McCracken and Michael T. Anderson

Pre-Argument Brief of the General Counsel
Ronald Meisburg, Michael J. Karison and Ellen A. Farrell

Change the Labor Laws: A Discussion

Consequences of the Employee Free Choice Act: What's Left of Section 7
Jonathan Kane and Christopher P. Zubowicz

The Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA): Salvaging Sec. 7 Rights
Brent Garren

A Prospective and Retrospective with the NLRB and FMCS on the 60th Anniversary of the Taft Hartley Act

Labor Czars--Commissars--Keeping Women in the Kitchen--the Purpose and Effects of the Administrative Changes Made by Taft-Hartley
John E. Higgins, Jr.

A Prospective and Retrospective with the NLRB Former General Counsels--The Conflict Between the Americans with Disabilities Act and the National Labor Relations Act
Jerry M. Hunter

Challenging and Controversial Examples of Prosecutorial Discretion During my Term
Leonard Page

THE HOW TO DO IT RIGHT TRACK

The How To Do It Right Track: So We Won't Have To Go To Court Fact Pattern

The Initial Investigation Planning

Workplace Investigations: The Initial Investigation Planning
Veronica Blake-Greenaway, Leslie A. Dent, Debra S. Katz, George L. Washington, Jr. and Ellen M. Martin

Communication and Implementation of Investigation Results

Communication and Implementation of Investigation Results: Practical Considerations and Common Legal Claims
Lori D. Ecker, Edgar N. James, Joyce Margulies, Arlene Switzer Steinfield and Eric A. Tate

Analysis of Investigation, Evidence, Communication and Implementation

Due Process Rights in Investigations
Richard L. Kaspari and Kathryn M. Engdahl

Top Ten Dos and Don'ts on Internal Investigations Bes Practices
Angie C. Davis

Responding To Agency Requests for Information

The Duty to Furnish Information Under the National Labor Relations Act
Jeffrey I. Pasek and Charles J. Kawas

The EEOC Investigation: Agency Requests for Information: The Plaintiff's Perspective
Vicki Lafer Abrahamson

Essential Elements of Negotiating Employment Agreements, Severance Agreements and Releases

Negotiating Executive Employment Agreements on Behalf of the Employee
Ellen J. Messing

Essential Elements of Severance Agreements and Releases
Terence G. Connor

Practical Observations on the Use of Employment Agreements
Terrence H. Murphy

How It's Done

Mock Negotiation of Executive Employment Agreement Fact Pattern and Proposed Employment Agreement
Wayne N. Outten and Barbara J. D'Aquila

Representing the Executive
Wayne N. Outten

Entering Into and Severing The Employment Relationship: Concepts for the Employers Counsel When Drafting the Governing Agreements
Barbara J. D'Aquila

THE WAGE AND HOUR TRACK

The Department of Labor and the Fair Labor Standards Act

Employment Standards Administration Wage and Hour Division U.S. Department of Labor

Key Substantive Issues

Key Substantive Issues
Susan N. Eisenberg, Sam J. Smith, William J. Kilberg and Steven G. Zieff

Litigating Wage and Hour Class Cases from A to Z

Current Trends in Pursuit and Defense of Hybrid FLSA and State Wage and Hour Litigation
Gregory K. McGillivary

Emerging Issues In Wage & Hour Class Actions: FLSA, Rule 23 and Hybrids
Lisa A. “Lee” Schreter and Christopher J. Harris

Discovery and Summary Judgment Strategies in FLSA Collective Actions
Joel M. Cohn

The Use of Representative Testimony and Bifurcation of Liability and Damages in FLSA Collective Actions
James M. Finberg and Peter J. Thoreen

Appeals and Settlements in Wage-and-Hour Class/Collective Action Cases
Matthew W. Lampe and E. Michael Rossman

The Contents of Decertification Motions and Judicial Notice in Conditionally Certified FLSA Actions
Paul J. Lukas

Litigating Wage and Hour Class Actions
George Abele

Wage & Hour Cases: The Plaintiffs' Perspective on National Trends Toward Collective and Class Actions
Joseph M. Sellers

THE EMPLOYEE BENEFITS TRACK

Hot Topics in Employee Benefit Plan Design, Planning and Negotiations

Summary of Proposed Cafeteria Plan Regulations
Joyce A. Mader

Hot Topics in Employee Benefit Plan Design, Planning, and Negotiations
Deborah A. Lerner

Default Investment
Erin M. Sweeney

Hot Topics in Executive and Deferred Compensation

Hot Topics in Executive and Deferred Compensation
Martha Jo Wagner, Eleanor Banister and Brian Dougherty

Hot Topics in Employee Benefits Litigation

Benefit Claims Litigation: Claims Standard of Review and Evidence
Mark D. DeBofsky and Mark Casciari

ERISA Claims: Standing and Scope of Relief
Lissa J. Paris

The Interaction of ERISA Litigation with Age Discrimination and Disability Claims
Kay Kyungsun Yu and Ken S. Massey

THE IN-HOUSE COUNSEL TRACK

Scenarios and Authorities

THE DIVERSITY TRACK

Effective and Interactive Sexual Harassment Training

Effective and Interactive Sexual Harassment Training
Stephen Anderson

Retention of Women and Minorities in Law Firms

Diversity in the Legal Profession
Johnine P. Barnes

Diversity in Law Firms
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Goals and Timetables for Minority Hiring and Advancement
The Bar Association of San Francisco

THE INTERNATIONAL TRACK

Employing “Ex-Pats” Outside the U.S.: What Obstacles Are Presented and How Do You Overcome Them

Hypothetical

Legal Issues Relating to Secondment and Cross Border Employment in the EU
Bruno Blanpain

Employment Agreements and Cross Border Employment--Employing “Ex-Pats” Outside the U.S.: What Obstacles Are Presented and How Do You Overcome Them
Bryan Dunne

Employment Agreements and Cross Border Employment--Employing “Ex-Pats” Outside the U.S.: What Obstacles Are Presented and How Do You Overcome Them
Wendy S. Lazar

Employing Ex-Pats Outside the US: What obstacles are presented and how do you overcome them? The Four Red Flags
Clare Murray

Dealing With Workers, Unions and Other Worker Organizations in Foreign Jurisdictions

The Continental Approach: Dealing with Workers, Works Councils and Unions in Austria
Dr. Roland Gerlach

Dealing with Workers, Unions and Other Worker Organisations in the United Kingdom
Tony Hows

Asia v. EU : Can European Employers & Workers Meet the Asian Challenge in an Era of Global Competition and Wage Pressures?

Asia v. EU : Can European Employers & Workers Meet the Asian Challenge in an Era of Global Competition and Wage Pressures?
Laurent Develle

THE E-DISCOVERY TRACK

What's Feasible

Discovery of Electronically Stored Information
Douglas E. Dexter

E-Pitfalls
Linda G. Sharp and Michelle C.S. Lange

Sample E-Discovery Project Assesment Questions
Linda G. Sharp

E-Discovery Sample Forms & Pleadings
Linda G. Sharp

Alphabet Soup of Acronyms and Other Jargon Used in ESI Discussions
Joel Vogel

What's Reasonable

What's Reasonable: Application of the New Federal Rules and State Rules on ESI to the Discovery Process and the Impact on Employees, Employers, In-house and Outside Counsel
Sean R. Gallagher

Getting Ahead of Discovery: Early Case Assessment and ESI
Mark Risk and Cecil A. Lynn III

What's Expected

The December 2006 Federal Rules Amendments Governing Electronic Discovery
Judge Andrew J. Peck

What Every Lawyer Needs to Know: What's Expected
Julie A. Totten

ESI: The New Federal Rules and Their Impact on Labor Unions
Gwynne A. Wilcox and Dana E. Lossia

THE ETHICS TRACK

Doing the Right Thing

Ethics at the Movies
Lawrence M. Cohen