SOURCE: LRP Publications

October 19, 2009 15:22 ET

Labor Relations, Employment Law Experts Train Hospitality Professionals to Avoid Costly HR Mishaps

HR in Hospitality™ Conference & Expo Delivers Cutting-Edge Strategies to Manage Employees, Costs and Compliance in a Down Economy; Feb. 22 - 24, 2010; Register by Jan. 8, 2010, and Save $350.00!

HORSHAM, PA--(Marketwire - October 19, 2009) - At the HR in Hospitality™ Conference, HR managers can fully prepare for the labor and legal developments headed their way and learn strategies to move their organizations forward in today's wavering economy. On February 22 - 24, 2010, at Wynn Las Vegas, the fourth annual event will feature segments on Employment Law, Labor Relations, HR Strategies, and HR Operations.

"Because of the economic volatility... now we're faced with the dilemmas of contraction and cost containment," said Harry Katz, the Kenneth F. Kahn Dean and Jack Sheinkman Professor of Cornell's ILR School. "Fortunately, hospitality is still vital, despite the uncertainty of when the economy will recover."

The Employment Law and Labor Relations segments include a variety of educational sessions to prepare attendees for the recovery. Daily rates from $295 to $495 are available.

Employment Law Sessions (Monday, Feb. 22, 2010)
    -- Plenary Session: Top Cases and Legal Trends Impacting Hospitality
       HR Practitioners moderated by David Sherwyn
    -- A Closer Look: Emerging Standards and Hot Cases in Employment Law
       by David Sherwyn and Gregg Gilman
    -- Major Trends in FLSA and Workplace Privacy Litigation presented by
       Zev Eigen, John Gessner and Carolyn Richmond
    -- Avoiding the High Costs of Harassment & Retaliation in the Workplace
       presented by Ilene Berman and Paul A. Wagner
    -- Three roundtable discussion groups

Labor Relations Sessions (Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010)
    -- Plenary Session: The 365-Day Organizing Campaign presented by Harry
       Katz, Michael J. Lebowich and Arte Nathan
    -- The Supervisor-Subordinate Relationship: Trust Trumps All presented
       by Arte Nathan
    -- The Battle Over EFCA: What's At Stake for Hospitality Industry
       Employers presented by Michael J. Lebowich
    -- The Impact of UNITE-HERE's Split presented by Harry Katz and
       Paul A. Wagner
    -- Cornell University HR Executive Roundtable

The two-day HR in Hospitality™ Expo will further assist attendees through exposure to products and services related to the industry.

"The hospitality industry is quickly becoming known as a pacesetter in HR thought leadership, and the HR in Hospitality™ Conference is a big part of why this is true," Nathan said.

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    Carolyn Hinson
    LRP Conferences
    Tel: (561) 622-6520, ext. 8773
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