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Butzel Long hosts 27th Annual Labor, Employment, and Immigration Law Forum November 7, 2014 in Dearborn

DETROIT, Mich. – Human resources professionals hit the ground running each day to keep up with a maze of labor and employment law issues. Butzel Long labor, employment, employee benefits and immigration attorneys can help by offering key insight on a wide-range of topics during the firm’s 27th Annual Labor, Employment, and Immigration Law Forum on Friday, November 7, 2014 at The Dearborn Inn at 20301 Oakwood Boulevard in Dearborn.

The Butzel Long half-day seminar begins with registration at 7:15 a.m. The conference runs from 8:10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The $175 registration fee includes continental breakfast, lunch and seminar materials. The Certification Institute (HRCI) has pre-approved this event for 3.5 credit hours (general).

“Human resources professionals, business owners and in-house counsel are challenged to stay ahead of the curve on labor law matters,” said Daniel B. Tukel, Chair of Butzel Long’s Labor and Employment Law Department. “Our goal is to provide a good balance of legal requirements and practical information that will help them day-to-day.”

The Butzel Long seminar features 15 breakout workshop sessions focusing on issues faced by most employers. Participants can select three of the 15 workshops offered. Lunch will feature a presentation and panel discussion.

Workshop session topics include:

•Wage & Hour Training: How to Prevent Costly Violations and Lawsuits

•There is No Place Like US! What Every Employer Should Know About Hiring and Retaining Foreign Nationals in the Land of USA

•Addressing FMLA Abuses

•The 10 Percenters: Handling the Problem Employee

•FMLA and ADA 101

•Admission, Extension and Amendments, Oh My! Do you Need to be an Immigration Wizard to Figure it Out?

•Misclassification of Employees: Impact on Employee Benefit Plan Liabilities

•Hello and Good Bye. Doing Hiring and Firing Right

•Whistleblower and Retaliation Claims

•Employment Issues Unique to Government Contractors

•Has ICE Become the New Wicked Witch of the West? Are Your I-9s Ready for an ICE Inspection?

•The Long Reach of the NLRB

•Religious Discrimination and Accommodation Issues in Today’s Multicultural Workplace

•Dealing With Mental Illness in the Workplace Under the ADA: What is Reasonable Accommodation?

Register online at For inquiries, contact
Charmese Wilson at (313) 983-6904 or email at

About Butzel Long

Butzel Long is one of the leading law firms in the United States. It was founded in 1854, making this year its 160th anniversary of providing trusted client service. Butzel’s full-service offices are located in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing and Ann Arbor, Mich.; New York, NY; and, Washington, D.C., as well as alliance offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Mexico City and Monterrey. It is an active member of Lex Mundi, a global association of 160 independent law firms. Learn more by visiting