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Employment Law Update in Utah

Arm yourself with an updated knowledge of current labor and employment related issues. With an increasingly diverse workforce and dynamic laws impacting employers, the ability to navigate through the maze of state and federal employment laws is essential. But figuring out how to adapt quickly to accommodate employee rights and manage employer responsibilities can be daunting. It’s even harder to comply with legal obligations you don’t even know you have. These reference materials will guide you through the latest legal developments and strategies to prevent or defend against financially crippling employee claims and lawsuits. Discover the essential tools you need to handle the most critical employee issues and get the money-saving employment savvy your company has been looking for. Purchase these reference materials today. Benefits for You •Protect yourself and your company with up-to-date discrimination and harassment policies •Stop pay claims before they start – keep your wage and hour policies in line with the law •Social media is exploding … understand the issues this creates in the workplace •Find out what most managers don’t understand about at-will employment and its exceptions Learning Objectives •You will be able to discuss the hiring process and at-will employment. •You will be able to review drafting employment agreements. •You will be able to explain wage and hour issues. •You will be able to identify what you should know about social media in the workplace.
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The Hiring Process and At-Will Employment
— Darrel J. Bostwick
  • At-Will Employment Doctrine – Current State of the Law
  • Contract Obligations From Unexpected Sources
  • Employment Applications
  • Job Interview – Do's and Don'ts
  • Background Investigations
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • Giving and Getting References
  • Criminal Records Check and Pre-Employment Testing
Drafting Employment Agreements
  • Employee, Independent Contractor, Relocation, Trade Secret and Confidentiality, Noncompete, Nonsolicitation and Arbitration
Discrimination and Harassment
— Susan Black Dunn
  • Title VII
  • FMLA
  • ADAA
  • GINA
  • Age Discrimination
Wage and Hour Issues
— Robert W. McKinley
  • Review of the FLSA's Requirements
  • Review of Common Wage and Hour Mistakes
  • Exempt vs. Nonexempt Employees
  • Overtime Issues
  • Recordkeeping and Wage Payments
  • Wage and Hour Class Actions
  • Meal and Rest Periods
Social Media
— Robert W. McKinley
  • Use by Employer
  • Employee's Use
  • NLRB Issues
  • Confidentiality and Trade Secret Issues
  • Company Policies
Termination of Employment Relationship
— Brian C. Johnson
  • Documenting the Initial and Ongoing Relationship so as to Avoid Disputes
  • Handling the Actual Termination
  • Release of Claims
Dealing With Nontraditional Work Relationships and Disputes
  • Distributors
  • Franchisees
  • Independent Contractors
Ethical Considerations in Employee References
  • Duty of Candor
  • Prohibition on Defamation
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Susan Black Dunn – Moderator

Dunn & Dunn, P.C.

  • Experienced trial lawyer with Dunn & Dunn, P.C.
  • Practices in all phases of employment law including workers’ compensation, social security and anti-discrimination law
  • J.D. and B.A. degrees, University of Utah
  • Can be contacted at 801-521-9998 or [email protected]
Darrel J. Bostwick

Darrel J. Bostwick

Bostwick & Price, P.C.

  • Shareholder at Bostwick & Price, P.C.
  • Practice areas include real estate development, land use and planning, construction claims litigation, regulatory matters such as OSHA, labor and employment law, contractor licensing and general commercial litigation
  • Participated in seminars on behalf of the Utah Land Title Association, the National Association of Home Builders, the Utah Home Builders Association, Associated General Contractors, Associated Builders and Contractors, the National Electrical Contractors Association and the Utah Sheet Metal Contractors Association
  • Member of the Associated Builders and Contractors (chapter counsel), Associated General Contractors and the National Association of Home Builders
  • J.D. degree, J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University; B.S. degree in construction management, Brigham Young University
  • Can be contacted at 801-961-7400 or [email protected]
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Brian C. Johnson

Strong & Hanni PC

  • Shareholder with Strong & Hanni, and leads the Commercial Litigation Department
  • Practice areas include commercial litigation, labor and employment law, and anti-trust law
  • Achieved the highest rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Recognized in Utah Business Magazine’s Utah Legal Elite
  • Published numerous articles in academic and business orientated periodicals
  • Visiting professor and adjunct professor of law, University of Tulsa Law School; and elected Professor of the Year
  • Served as adjunct professor of law at the University of Oklahoma Law School
  • LL.M. degree, University of Chicago; J.D. degree, Order of the Coif, University of California Hastings; B.S. degree, magna cum laude, Brigham Young University
  • Can be contacted at 801-532-7080 or [email protected]
Robert McKinley

Robert McKinley

Kirton McConkie PC

Robert W. McKinley

  • Of counsel with Kirton McConkie
  • More than 40 years of experience in labor and employment law, frequent presenter and national and regional programs
  • Fellow, College of Labor & Employment Lawyers; Super Lawyer; Best of Bar; member, American Employment Council
  • J.D. degree, University of Missouri School of Law; BSBA degree in economics, University of Missouri
  • Can be contacted at 801-323-5914 or [email protected]
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