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Mar 2015
March 11, 2015

Warner Norcross to Offer Daylong Human Resources Seminar

The law firm of Warner Norcross & Judd LLP will offer its popular human resources and benefits seminar on Monday, April 20 in Grand Rapids.
The annual seminar will focus on “Strategy, Risk Management and Best Practices for Benefits and HR Professionals.”  More than 20 Warner Norcross attorneys focused on employee benefits, labor, employment law and litigation will offer sessions on a wide range of topics during the seminar at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel.
The seminar will be offered in two parts, and attendees are welcome to register for either a half or full day.  The morning session, which begins at 8 a.m., will focus on employee benefits.  It will kick off with a legislative update on the Affordable Care Act and current trends and issues affecting 401(k) plans from Warner Norcross partners Tony Kolenic and Norbert Kugele. 
The afternoon session will begin at 12:45 p.m. with a panel discussion on the latest legal updates and examples of best practices in labor and employment. The panel discussion will feature a conversational format that allows attendees to ask answers and better focus on their areas of specific interest.
This year, the seminar will feature 15 breakout sessions that will cover a variety of topics and encompass timely issues. The sessions are:
  • Keeping your Wellness Program Healthy (and Legal)
  • Retirement Plan Panel Discussion
  • Navigating the Retirement Plan Marketplace
  • Health & Welfare Panel Discussion
  • Benefit Plans in Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Worker Classification – Do You Have the Full Story?
  • Increase Your Fair Labor Standards Act Budget – the Government Did
  • Recruiting, Hiring and Onboarding
  • Recent Changes to the Family Medical Leave Act, American with Disabilities Act
  • Employment Litigation Update
  • Managing Talent
  • Dealing With Data Security
  • Update on National Labor Relations Board Decisions
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Cracking Down on Discrimination
The HR Seminar will feature a networking lunch that will allow participants to discuss best practices and interact with colleagues.  Last year, more than 300 human resources professionals and executives attended the seminar.
Attendees can receive 6.5 hours of general continuing education credits toward Professional in Human Resources or Senior Professional in Human Resources recertification through the Human Resources Certification Institute.  For more information, please visit
The cost of attendance, which includes lunch, ranges from $90-195, depending on the number of sessions attended and client status.  A 15 percent discount is offered to organizations sending three or more attendees.  Preregistration is required.  To register, visit  If you have any questions, please contact Sharon Sprague at
About Warner Norcross

By providing discerning and proactive legal advice, Warner Norcross & Judd LLP forges a better partnership with its clients.  Warner Norcross is a corporate law firm with 230 attorneys practicing in eight offices throughout Michigan:  Grand Rapids, Holland, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Macomb County, Midland, Muskegon and Southfield. 
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