Hot Topics in Labor Law Affecting the Retail and Restaurant Industry: A Global Perspective

Date(s) of Presentation
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
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Program Description:

Retailers and restaurateurs that operate in multiple states and countries face unique challenges in having to comply with local laws wherever they do business.  All constantly face myriad labor and employment law-related issues that carry the potential for individual, class, and collective litigation. This webinar features legal experts from key jurisdictions around the globe who have extensive experience working with multi-state and multi-national retailers and restaurateurs.  They will provide high-level, practical information and guidance on:

  • Accommodating disabled employees
  • Complying with wage and hour laws, including overtime and leave and break laws
  • Conducting background checks without violating privacy laws
  • Avoiding and managing union organizing

Speakers:

  • Judith A. Biggs, Moderator, Holland and Hart LLP, Boulder, Colorado, USA
  • Adam S. Forman, Miller, Canfield, Paddock & Stone, P.L.C., Detroit, Michigan, USA
  • Sundeep A. Gokhale,, Sherrard Kuzz LLP, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Daniel H. Handman, Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP, Santa Monica, California, USA
  • Cassia Pizzotti, Demarest e Almeida Advogados, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Gabrielle Scorer, Roper Greyell LLP, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jeffrey Wilson, Jun He Law Office, Shanghai, China
  • Richard Yeomans, Addleshaw Goddard LLP, London, England