31st Annual Carl A. Warns, Jr. Labor and Employment Law Institute

June 12, 2014, 7:45am – June 13, 2014, 5:00pm
The Seelbach Hilton, Louisville, Kentucky


To register for this event, please visit the University of Louisville Alumni Association Warns Institute Registration Page

ProgramDate and timeLocationCLE hoursCostBrochureOnline registration
31st Annual Carl A. Warns, Jr., Labor and Employment Law InstituteJune 12-13, 7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.The Seelbach Hilton Louisville
500 S 4th Street
The Institute will provide 13.25 hours of CLE credit from the Kentucky, Ohio, and Indiana Bar Associations, including two (2) hours satisfying the Kentucky ethics requirement (pending). This program has also been approved for 13.5 recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute (pending).$395. 10% discount for multiple registrations and early registration by May 2. Single day registration is available for $235. Printed copies of materials are available for $35.

For more information contact Margaret Bratcher at 502-852-1669.


Overcoming New Hurdles: Bullying, Social Media and Legal Compliance

June 12-13, 2014
The Seelbach Hilton Louisville, Louisville, Ky.

Conference Chair
Don C. Meade
Priddy, Cutler, Naake & Meade

Thursday, June 12, 2014

7:45    Registration

8:15    Welcome

        Dean Susan Duncan
        University of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law

8:30-9:15    Review of Kentucky Employment Law Cases

        LaQinta S. Wornor
        Frost Brown Todd, LLC

9:15-10:00    Review of U.S. Supreme Court Labor and Employment Law Cases

        Professor Michael Z. Green
        Texas A & M University School of Law

10:00-10:15    Break

10:15-11:00    Recent Developments in Workplace Privacy Law

        Professor Matthew Bodie
        St. Louis University School of Law

11:00-12:00    Carl A. Warns, Jr., Keynote Speech
       A Conversation with EEOC Commissioner

        Constance S. Barker 

12:00-1:00    Lunch

1:00-2:00    Bad Briefs by Plaintiff's Lawyers in Employment Cases:
   Their Impact on the Law

        Professor Scott A. Moss
        University of Colorado School of Law

2:00-3:00    Hot Topics in Kentucky Workplace Retaliation Law

        L. Joe Dunman
        Clay, Daniel, Walton & Adams, PLC

3:00-3:15    Break

3:15-4:15    Effective HR/Legal Collaboration

        Bobby Simpson
        Tom Quick
        General Electric

4:15-5:15    Social Media and Legal Ethics

        Cara Greene
        Outten & Golden

Friday, June 13, 2014

8:00-8:45    NLRB and Social Media

        Ross H. Friedman
        Morgan Lewis – Chicago

8:45-9:45    NLRB Update

        Barry J. Kearney
        Office of the General Counsel
        National Labor Relations Board

9:45-10:00    Break

10:00-11:00    EEOC Update

        Carolyn L. Wheeler
        Office of the General Counsel
        Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

11:00-12:00   Ensuring Smooth Transitions from Military to Civilian Employment

        David Moore
        Department of Labor

12:00-1:00    Lunch

1:00-2:00    Employer Health Plan Options in the ACA Universe

        Professor Susan Evans Cancelosi
        Wayne State University School of Law

2:00-300    Workplace Bullying: Potential Legal Claims and Liability Issues

        Professor David Yamada
        Suffolk University Law School

        Kevin Betz
        Betz & Blevins 

3:00-3:15    Break

3:15-4:15    Lawyer Wellness and Legal Ethics

        Doug Holliday
        Holliday Law Offices  

Speaker Bios

Keynote Speaker: 

Commissioner Constance S. Barker

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Washington, D.C.