Human Resources Forum

DATE: May 19, 2016

TIME: 8:00 a.m - Noon

LOCATION: DoubleTree by Hilton Downtown Pittsburgh

The Labor and Employment Group of Eckert Seamans invites you to join us for the Human Resources Forum.  This program is intended for in-house counsel, HR professionals and other management representatives. The HR Forum has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board (PACLE) for three hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credits and is pending approval for three general recertification credit hours towards PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI).


8:00 – 8:45 a.m.   Registration and Breakfast

8:45 a.m.   Welcome and Introductions

8:45 – 9:30 a.m.   The Latest Word on Employee Benefits: Updates on Affordable Care Act and Wellness Programs (Presented by Kathryn A. English and Sandra R. Mihok)

9:30 – 10:15 a.m.   The NLRB: A thorn in everyone’s side—not just unionized employers!: A review of recent decisions that impact all employers (Presented by Edward R. Noonan)

10:15 – 10:30 a.m.   Break

10:30 – 11:15 a.m.   Pregnancy — The Path from Stepdaughter of Protected Classes to Superprotection: A review of the evolution of pregnancy from an unprotected status to the threshold of preferential treatment (Presented by John J. Myers)

11:15 a.m. – Noon   News You Can Use: A review of recent judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments of significance to employers (Presented by Daniel B. McLane and Lindsey Conrad Kennedy)


The Human Resources Forum will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Downtown Pittsburgh, located at One Bigelow Square (just behind the U.S. Steel Tower). If you would like information on pricing or would like to register for this program, please contact Karen Come by email: or phone: 412.566.1901.