LERA Professional Development Workshops

Special Pre-Conference Day Sessions, Held in Conjunction with
LERA 69th Annual Meeting, June 1-4, 2017 in Anaheim, CA

LERA is offering two companion professional development workshops on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at the Hilton Anaheim (777 Convention Way) to provide valuable hands-on training for resolving workplace conflicts.

CLE credit approved workshops!

8:30 - 10 am, Badge Pickup and Registration (Avalon AB)
9 - 10 am, Continental Breakfast (Avalon AB)
10 am - 12 pm,  Workshop 1 - Negotiating Techniques to Resolve Workplace Conflicts (Avalon AB)
12:15 - 12:55 pm, Lunch (Avalon AB)
1 pm - 3 pm, Workshop 2 - Litigation Mechanisms to Resolve Workplace Conflicts (Avalon AB)

More About Workshop 1 | More About Workshop 2 | Register

Registration for Workshops

Registration is now open. All participants and attendees must register.
Online registration will be open through May 25, 2017, and includes continental breakfast and lunch.
The registration fee is $50/Members or $100/Non-Members.

Please register at: https://lera.memberclicks.net/index.php?option=com_mc&view=mc&mcid=form_217959

Workshop 1 - Negotiating Techniques to Resolve Workplace Conflicts
Facilitated by:
Marlene Heyser
LERA Past President and Workplace Law Strategies
Bonnie Castrey
LERA Past President and Dispute Resolution Services

Description: This PDW will focus on how negotiating and mediation techniques can resolve workplace conflicts. The use of these techniques to resolve conflicts both informally and in a formal dispute will be explored.

CLE Credits - two (2) for attending

Who should attend? Union Officials and Shop Stewards; Company Executives and Managers; General Counsel; Human Resources Professionals; Labor & Employment Attorneys; Professors, Scholars and Researchers.

Workshop 2 - Litigation Mechanisms to Resolve Workplace Disputes
Facilitated by: Catherine Fisk, UC Irvine School of Law; David Lewin, UCLA Anderson School of Management
Featured Panelists

Thomas Lenz
Atkinson Andelson 

Keith Watts
Ogletree Deakins
 Carlos Perez, Reich Adell

Description: This PDW will explore key workplace dispute issues that are largely the subject of litigation rather than of internal dispute resolution procedures.  These issues include independent contractor v. employee status, no-poaching and non-compete agreements, and the reasonableness of executive compensation. Plaintiff and defendant perspectives on these issues will be presented, as will be the role of experts in these matters.

CLE Credits - two (2) for attending

Who should attend? Executives, especially Chief Operating Officers, General Counsel and Chief Human Resource Officers; Line Managers; Union Officials; Labor and Employment Attorneys; Labor and Employment Law Scholars and Researchers.