Attorney Presents on Recent FMLA Developments

Attorney Presents on Recent FMLA Developments

4/7/2009
James B. Perry, a Dickinson Wright labor and employment attorney in the firm's Detroit office, will present a 2009 FMLA "Hot Topics" seminar in Greensboro, North Carolina on April 29, 2009. The day-long seminar will focus on the new FMLA regulations and what employers need to know to be compliant. The seminar is sponsored by Council on Education in Management. Council has been the leading provider of employment law training in the United States for more than 35 years. Council conducts in-depth research with Human Resources professionals to ensure that programs address the most pertinent and up-to-date information. The FMLA "Hot Topics" seminar will be held at the Courtyard by Marriott in Greensboro. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m., and the program concludes at 4:00 p.m. Mr. Perry will address conference attendees on the recent FMLA statutory, regulatory and case law developments, and how they impact an organization's administration. He will discuss how to effectively use re-certifications, second and third opinions and fitness-for-duty examinations to stop FMLA abuse; how to acquire proactive strategies to prevent FMLA retaliation claims; and how to comply with overlapping FMLA, ADA and workers' compensation laws concurrently. About the speaker James B. Perry is a member in Dickinson Wright's Detroit Office. His area of practice is labor and employment relations. Mr. Perry has defended and counseled numerous employers in FMLA and disability discrimination claims. He also has represented all types of employers in responding to Union organizing drives and maintaining Union-Free Status. He has experience successfully negotiating labor contracts with all major unions and defending employment litigation in federal and state courts for a wide variety of employers. He also has significant experience before employment agencies including the NLRB, the Department of Labor and the EEOC. He is a member of the Michigan Bar's Labor Law Section, and has held numerous positions for the Detroit Chapter of the Labor and Employment Relations Association. He is an adjunct professor at Wayne State University Law School, and frequently speaks on labor and employment law topics and issues. Mr. Perry has spoken for the Council on Education in Management in San Diego and Palm Springs, California, as well as in Chicago, Atlanta and in various cities in Michigan. For more information, visit www.dickinsonwright.com.
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