Employment Law, November 9-11, 2008

 EMPLOYMENT LAW FOR THE MUNICIPAL LAWYER 

 NOVEMBER 9-11, 2008

Dallas, Texas

Hotel: Doubletree Hotel Dallas Near the Galleria

 

NOVEMBER 4th UPDATE: IF YOU HAVE REGISTERED FOR THIS PROGRAM, PLEASE LOOK FOR AN EMAIL WITH UPDATED EVENT/PROGRAM INFORMATION (EMAIL SUBJECT LINE: IMLA EMPLOYMENT LAW REGISTRATION/PROGRAM INFORMATION). IF YOU ARE REGISTERED FOR THIS PROGRAM AND HAVE NOT RECEIVED THE EMAIL, PLEASE CONTACT US AT 202-466-5424 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

IMLA, in cooperation with the law firms of Denton, Navarro, Rocha & Bernal P.C., and Thompson & Knight, LLP, is pleased to present the Employment Law Workshop, November 9-11, 2008, at the Doubletree Hotel Dallas Near the Galleria in Dallas, Texas.

Hotel Information

The Doubletree has offered an excellent rate for IMLA Event Attendees of $129/night. To make your hotel booking, call 1-800-222-TREE(8733) no later than October 22, 2008, and make sure you identify the group as IMLA or International Municipal Lawyers Association.

Registration Information

IMLA's Super Saver Rate, which has been extended to November 3, 2008, starts at $400. If you make the IMLA Event Registration using our Member website (MyIMLA), you will receive an additional $50 off your Registration for the Employment Law CLE. If you prefer not to use our Member website:

CLICK HERE for the Registration Form.

CLICK HERE for the Revised Agenda. (Updated Oct 20, 2008)

CLICK HERE for CLE Credit Information

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS:

 

 

 


   LYNN PHAM & ROSS, LLP

 

Canadian Event - Papers 2011

IMLA in Canada 2011

Thursday, June 16 – Hilton Toronto (145 Richmond Street West)

Law in Context: Critical Issues for Municipalities

PROGRAM - ONLINE PAPER ACCESS

Program Co-Chairs

Robert Doumani (Aird & Berlis, Toronto)

Anna Kinastowski (City Solicitor, Toronto)

 

Welcome to the Paper Access Program for IMLA's June 16th Canadian Program. The papers are organized in accordance with the Program (in chronological order). ONLINE ACCESS TO SEMINAR PAPERS WILL BE AVAILABLE THROUGH July 16, 2011.

Note: These files are in pdf or powerpoint.  Adobe Reader is available free from Adobe. 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

IMLA will grant you a nonexclusive, nontransferable, limited right to access, to display on your computer, download Event papers, and to use the website and services consistent with these Terms. These documents are for 2011 Event attendee use only, and are not to be sold or used for private gain. Unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, to defeat or circumvent security measures, or to utilize this site for other than its intended purpose, are prohibited. Reproduction of the Event papers offered through this website may be made without limitation as to number, provided that such reproductions are not for private gain, and that appropriate attribution is given (contact IMLA for this - 202.466.5424). Some information contained on this website may be copyrighted by its owner(s), and permission to use such copyrighted materials must be obtained from the appropriate owner of the copyrighted material. Our permission to reproduce our publications does not apply to these materials. Unless otherwise indicated, you may not alter or modify any of the content that you print or download from our website. All other rights reserved. By Clicking on any of the hyperlinks titled "Paper", "Slides", or "Attachment" on this webpage, you agree to abide by the Terms and Conditions.


For the program agenda, please CLICK HERE .  


PAPER 1 Municipal Roadway and Highway Liability: Tracking theTrends – The Proper Use of Road Design Manuals, Alternate Defences in Ss. 44(3)of the Municipal Act, 2001, and an Update on Minimum Maintenance Standards and Amendments to O. Reg. 239/02 .C. Kirk Boggs

 

PAPER 2 - Privatization: The Labour /Employment Law Implications of Municipal Outsourcing  – Robert Fredericks

 

PAPER 3 - Talking Trash: Outsourcing Waste Management Services –Observations and Lessons Learned by City of Windsor and Niagara Region  --  Elizabeth Isajiw and Shelby Askin Hager

 

PAPER 4 - The Role of the Municipal Integrity Commissioner in Ontario George H. Rust-D'Eye

 

PAPER 5 - Beyond Duty: Exploring the Ethical Role Of In-House Counsel  – Neil Robertson, Q.C. 

 

PAPER 6 - The Regulation of Private-Sector Student Accommodation: ACross-Canada Survey of Issues and Responses  – Robert Doumani

 

PAPER 7 - City Building - The Tribulations and Trials of New Municipal Infrastructure  – Graham J. Rempe


Paper 8 to be Distributed Onsite (and will be e-mailed to attendees):

R. v. Conway - Administrative Tribunals and The CharterKelly G. Yerxa 

 

 

Construction Law, March 1-3, 2009

CONSTRUCTION LAW FOR THE MUNICIPAL LAWYER 

 March 1-3, 2009

San Diego, California

Hotel: Doubletree San Diego Mission Valley

 

IMLA is pleased to present the 2nd Annual Construction Law Workshop, March 1-3, 2009, at the Doubletree Hotel San Diego Mission Valley Hotel in San Diego, California.

Hotel and Car Rental Information

The Doubletree has offered an excellent rate for IMLA Event Attendees of $159/night. To make your hotel booking, call 1-888-222-8733 and make sure you identify the group as IMLA or International Municipal Lawyers Association. You must register by February 4, 2009, to receive the IMLA Rate.

If you are renting a car, Avis has assigned a specific discount number for the event.  The Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) Number is J867718. Please use this AWD number when calling Avis directly at 1-800-331-1600 to receive the best car rental rates available.  The discount is effective 7 days before and 7 days after the event. If you prefer to reserve your car online, CLICK HERE.

 

Registration Information

IMLA's Super Saver Rate (deadline November 28th), starts at $400. If you make the IMLA Event Registration using our Member website (MyIMLA), you will receive an additional $50 off your Registration for the Employment Law CLE. If you prefer not to use our Member website:

CLICK HERE for the Registration Form.

CLICK HERE for the Agenda. (Updated Jan 7, 2009)

CLE Credit Information coming soon.

 

Code Enforcement, January 18-20, 2009

 CODE ENFORCEMENT FOR THE MUNICIPAL LAWYER 

 January 18-20, 2009

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Hotel: Grande Hotel and Yacht Club

 

IMLA is pleased to present the 2nd Annual Code Enforcement Workshop, January 18-20, 2009, at the Grande Hotel and Yacht Club in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

Hotel and Car Rental Information

The Grande Hotel has offered an excellent rate for IMLA Event Attendees of $149/night. To make your hotel booking, call 1-888-554-2131 or 1-954-463-4000, and make sure you identify the group as IMLA or International Municipal Lawyers Association. You must register by December 19, 2008, to receive the IMLA Rate.

If you are renting a car, Avis has assigned a specific discount number for the event.  The Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) Number is J867718. Please use this AWD number when calling Avis directly at 1-800-331-1600 to receive the best car rental rates available.  The discount is effective 7 days before and 7 days after the event. If you prefer to reserve your car online, CLICK HERE.

 

Registration Information

IMLA's Super Saver Rate (deadline November 14, 2008), starts at $400. If you make the IMLA Event Registration using our Member website (MyIMLA), you will receive an additional $50 off your Registration for the Employment Law CLE. If you prefer not to use our Member website:

CLICK HERE for the Registration Form.

CLICK HERE For the Agenda (Updated January 6, 2009).

CLE Credit Information coming soon.

 

Employment Law CLE - Papers

IMLA Presents

the

Regional CLE Employment Law Program

Dallas, TX November 9 - 11, 2008

Event Sponsors: Denton, Navarro, Rocha & Bernal P.C.,

Thomson & Knight LLP, and Lynn Pham & Ross, LLP

ONLINE PAPER ACCESS

Welcome to the Paper Access Program for IMLA's Regional CLE Employment Law Program. The papers are organized in accordance with the Program (in chronological order). ONLINE ACCESS TO SEMINAR PAPERS WILL BE AVAILABLE THROUGH JANUARY 5, 2009. Please Download Your Papers By This Date.  

Note: These files are in pdf or powerpoint.  Adobe Reader is available free from Adobe. 


 TERMS AND CONDITIONS

IMLA will grant you a nonexclusive, nontransferable, limited right to access, to display on your computer, download Event papers, and to use the website and services consistent with these Terms. These documents are for 2008 Event attendee use only, and are not to be sold or used for private gain. Unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, to defeat or circumvent security measures, or to utilize this site for other than its intended purpose, are prohibited. Reproduction of the Event papers offered through this website may be made without limitation as to number, provided that such reproductions are not for private gain, and that appropriate attribution is given (contact IMLA for this - 202.466.5424). Some information contained on this website may be copyrighted by its owner(s), and permission to use such copyrighted materials must be obtained from the appropriate owner of the copyrighted material. Our permission to reproduce our publications does not apply to these materials. Unless otherwise indicated, you may not alter or modify any of the content that you print or download from our website. All other rights reserved. By Clicking on any of the hyperlinks titled "Paper", "Slides", or "Attachment" on this webpage, you agree to abide by the Terms and Conditions.


FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON EVENTS (SUCH AS THE WELCOME RECEPTION ON SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 9), PLEASE SEE THE OFFICIAL PROGRAM 

CLICK HERE FOR THE ADVANCE REGISTRATION LIST

CLICK HERE FOR CLE INFORMATION

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2008

 

Workshop #1 - Discrimination, Bias, and Diversity in the Local Government Workplace

 

I. Trends & Developments in Equal Employment Opportunity and Civil Rights Enforcement - Janice Moss

II. Responding to EEOC Complaints Effectively and Persuasively - Douglas Haney

III. Religious Discrimination & Accommodation - Frank Waite

IV. Changes in the ADA: Where do we go from here? - Bettye Lynn

 

Workshop # 2 - They Still Don’t Get It: How to Address Workplace Sexual Harassment

 

I. Prevention, Complaint Handling, & Training Tips (Summary Page)- Daniel Crean (Click Here for Powerpoint) (Click Here for Case)

II. When Prevention and Internal Remedy Fail: Trying the Sexual Harassment Case to a JuryLowell Denton

III. Retaliation: Fertile Ground for Risk Management - Recent Developments and Increased Focus by the Judiciary - Frank Waite

 

Workshop #3 - A Healthy Dose of Ethics

 

I. Ethical Issues in Local Government Employment Representation - Pamela Hutson

II. Ethics of Communicating with Current and Former Government Officials & Employees - Peter Haskel

 

Workshop # 4 - Armed Services Personnel and Local Government Employment

 

I. USERRA Update - Douglas Haney

 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2008

 

 

Workshop #5 - FLSA

 

I. FLSA: Making Sense and Cents Out of Current Law (Summary Page)

- Daniel D. Crean (Click Here for Powerpoint) (Click Here for Workshop 5 Materials 1) (Click Here for Workshop 5 Materials 2) (Click Here for Workshop 5 Materials 3)

 

 

Workshop # 6 - FMLA

 

I. FMLA: Being Nice Does Not Necessarily Mean Finishing Last

A. Nuts and Bolts

B. Employer Rights and Responsibilities

C. Intermittent Leave: Making Sweet Dreams out of Nightmares

Douglas Haney

 

Workshop #7 - Personnel Administration – Not Just for HR Professionals Anymore: The Role of the Municipal Attorney

 

I. Understanding Employment-at-Will and Exceptions (Summary Page) -Daniel Crean (Click Here for Powerpoint)(Click Here for Paper #1) (Click Here for Paper #2)

II. Employee Privacy (Paper) - Melinda Barlow (Click Here for PowerPoint)

III. Effective Review of Personnel Policies and Handbooks - Douglas Haney

IV. Accommodating and Adapting to a Changing Work Force (Summary Page) -Daniel Crean (Click Here for Paper)  (Click Here for Powerpoint)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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