2019 Labor and Employment Law Conference

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

9:00am – 3:00pm

2019 Labor and Employment Law Conference

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

9:00am – 3:00pm

2019 Labor and Employment Law Conference

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

9:00am – 3:00pm

Fraser Stryker’s 2019 Labor and Employment Law Conference

Fraser Stryker’s 34th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference provides an opportunity for you to stay informed and receive practical guidance on annual employment law updates and current trends.

The conference schedule includes a continental breakfast, followed by a program covering labor and employment topics for executives, managers, human resource departments, and legal personnel.

Location

Scott Conference Center

6540 Pine Street
Omaha, Nebraska

Date & Time

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Program Topics

  • Legislation Update and Trends
  • Wage & Hour Update, Salary Setting, and How to Manage Employees Who Don’t Track Hours
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Update
  • Americans with Disabilities Act Update and Accommodation Issues
  • National Labor Relations Board Update
  • Information on Specialty Practice Areas
  • Information Privacy and Cybersecurity Issues.
  • Panel Presentation – What Is Harassment?

Continuing Education Credits

The Nebraska Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission has approved this conference for 3.5 hours of CLE credit, and the Iowa Supreme Court Commission on Continuing Legal Education has approved this conference for 3.5 hours of CLE credit.

Approval has also been granted for 3.5 (HR (General)) recertification credit hours through HRCI.

Who May Attend?

This event is for Fraser Stryker clients, their employees, and invited guests.

Any representative of your company may attend.
Each attendee from your company must register separately.

There is no charge for the Conference but an
RSVP is required to attend.

Registration Opens

Thursday, January 10, 2019.

Our 2019 Scheduled Presenters

Patrick J. Barrett
Patrick J. Barrett
Pat is a partner at the firm whose practice focuses on labor and employment law. He is a former Executive Committee Chair of the Nebraska State Bar Association Labor and Employment Section and the Federal Practice Committee. Pat has been elected as a Fellow in the College of Labor and Employment law. He is listed each year in Best Lawyers in America in the Labor/Employment Section; in Omaha’s Best Lawyers’ Labor and Employment Lawyer of the Year (Management) for 2011, 2012 and 2014.

Pat has been listed as a top tier lawyer in the employment area in Chambers’ America’s Leading Lawyers for Business since 2006. Pat is also listed in Omaha’s Best Lawyers in Omaha Magazine and in Great Plains Super Lawyers, Labor and Employment for 2007-2016 and in 2012 was listed in the Top 10 of Nebraska’s Super Lawyers.

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Kathyrn A. Dittrick
Kathryn A. Dittrick
Kate is a partner in the firm whose practice is devoted to labor and employment and housing discrimination matters. Kate’s practice focuses on preventing claims by providing advice and counsel to employers and property managers on how to avoid lawsuits and administrative charges. She has also developed an expertise in wage and hour issues and litigates all varieties of employment and housing actions.

Kate provides a variety of training for managers and supervisors on best practices and legal implications of their actions. Kate was selected to Super Lawyers in 2013, 2014, and 2015. Kate is admitted to practice in both Nebraska and California, and is a member of the American Bar Association.

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Sarah L. (Sally) McGill
Sarah L. (Sally) McGill
Sally practices in labor and employment law, workers’ compensation, and federal court litigation. She counsels employers on a range of labor and employment law issues, including hiring, discipline, terminations, wage and hour issues, and leave of absence issues. Sally also assists employers in drafting legally compliant documents, including workplace policies and procedures, employment agreements, and offer letters. Sally represents employers in employment-related litigation in state and federal court and assists employers in defending charges of discrimination, harassment, or retaliation before state and federal agencies. Sally was selected to Super Lawyers Rising Stars in 2015 and 2016. She is admitted to practice in Nebraska and Iowa.

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Emily R. Langdon
Emily focuses her practice on employee benefits and ERISA. As part of this practice, Emily assists her clients with matters related to health and welfare benefits, executive compensation, retirement plans, equity incentive plans, wellness plans, and health care reform. Emily also has significant experience in the areas of health care law, corporate transactions, business formation and advising, and employment law, all of which compliment her benefits work. Emily is a member of the American, Nebraska, and Omaha Bar Associations.

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Kristin A. Crone
Kristin A. Crone
Kristin is special counsel with the firm. Her practice includes business immigration, including employment-related immigration law, corporate law and health care. She is also a member of the American, Nebraska, and Omaha Bar Associations, as well as the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

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Rhianna A Kittrel
Rhianna A. Kittrell
Rhianna focuses her practice on labor and employment law and also provides services to the firm’s clients in business and corporate law, litigation, and workers’ compensation. Rhianna earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, high distinction. She is admitted to practice in both Nebraska and Iowa.

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Rhianna A Kittrel
Brandon J. Crainer
Brandon joined Fraser Stryker as an associate in the litigation department in 2015. Prior to joining Fraser Stryker, Brandon was a law clerk to the Honorable Thomas D. Thalken, United States Magistrate Judge for the District of Nebraska. Brandon has also worked as a subrogation attorney at Fidelity National Title Insurance Company in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Rhianna A Kittrel
Alexander D. Boyd
Alex’s civil litigation practice includes complex commercial litigation, intellectual property litigation, and personal injury and insurance disputes. In addition to his experience as a litigator, Alex is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) and advises companies and individuals regarding information privacy and data breach and cybersecurity issues. Alex also counsels clients on Internet and e-commerce issues including online advertising and Federal Trade Commission compliance, website terms of service and privacy policies, and copyright and trademark infringement.

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