Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Ask HR

Learn about issues facing employers

The Wood River Human Resource Group later this month will hold its fourth annual Small Business Human Resource Seminar for employees, office managers and business owners. The seminar will take place Wednesday, April 23, from 8:30-10:30 a.m in rooms 301/302 at the Community Campus in Hailey. Coffee, tea and cookies will be served.

Attorneys from the Boise office of the law firm of Stoel Rives LLP will return to provide an update and overview of the key legal issues and developments impacting employers. The speakers will provide attendees with practical information intended to minimize their organizations' exposure to liability. Their presentation will include an overview of the proposed amendments to the Family and Medical Leave Act recently issued by the United States Department of Labor. In addition, the program will include a discussion of several recent employment law cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. Stoel Rives' attorneys James Dale and Gregory Tollefson are both well recognized for their experience in employment and labor law.

The attorneys and professionals from the Wood River Human Resource Group will be available to answer questions at the end of the seminar. Anonymous index cards will be available to submit questions with privacy.

The seminar will be free of charge. RSVP is required and can be made by e-mail to

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