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    Legal Update – Recent Hot Topics and Court Opinions Affecting Employers

    Date: October 17, 2014, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
    Alaska SHRM State Council
    Compliments of your Alaska SHRM State Council
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    Liz will provide a legal update covering all new legal hot topics affecting Alaskan employers in the fall of 2014 and any possible new topics for early 2015.

    Basic Outline Below (as this will be a timely presentation based on the updates for fall 2014/early 2015)

    I. List of New Legal Updates on laws affecting employers in 2014/2015 including any changes or recent court decisions

    II. Discussion of how each of the updates and new changes/requirements will affect employers and their employees.

    III. Tips on staying up-to-date

    IV. Lower 48 decisions that may affect Alaskan employers

    Elizabeth Pifke Hodes  //  Associate  //  Anchorage, Davis Wright Tremaine

    Elizabeth (Liz) Hodes is an experienced litigator who focuses largely on labor and employment matters. She counsels employers on how to prevent workplace disputes and comply with laws governing hiring and terminations, leaves of absence, payment of wages and overtime, personnel policies, and a wide array of other employment issues. She also helps employers protect their business and goodwill by enforcing non-compete agreements and defending breach of contract, harassment, discrimination, wrongful discharge and other employment-related claims. For her corporate clients, Liz litigates disputes related to corporate governance, contracts, unfair trade practices, and other issues.