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Sept. 19, 2019

 

Lighthouse Compliance Solutions and Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus, P.C. 

2019 Annual Seminar

  

Join Lighthouse and CGWG in Little Rock, Arkansas on September 19 & 20, 2019 for the Latest Developments in Employment Law and Affirmative Action Compliance

Darragh Center Auditorium, Main Library
100 Rock Street
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201


Hotel Accommodations:
Courtyard by Marriott, Downtown Little Rock
(501) 975-9800 (use code Lighthouse Block)

 

Download Agenda and Registration Form

 

Day 1: September 19, 2019

 

Registration: 9:15 a.m.

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - Top Wage and Hour Update

-Presented by Missy McJunkins Duke, Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus P.C.

This presentation will address wage and hour law pursuant to the Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA). Participants will receive guidance concerning the U.S. Department of Labor's proposed rule issued on March 7, 2019, which increases the salary threshold for exempt employees and learn about the issues employers frequently face with respect to the FLSA, including:

  • Misclassification of employees as exempt
  • Off-the-Clock Claims
  • Bonuses
  • Travel Time
  • Meal and rest periods

10:45 a.m. - 11:45 p.m. - Employment-Related Immigration

- Presented by George Ernst, Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus P.C.

This presentation will explain some of the common ways in which employers may sponsor foreign national's for work authorization. Mr. Ernst will discuss recent adjudication trends, and other insights in the very changing area of employment-based immigration.

Lunch - Provided

 

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. - A Growing Challenge: Prepare for Marijuana in the Workplace

- Presented by Mary E. Buckley, Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus P.C.

 

1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. - Employment Selection Process - How to make it Affective and Legal

- Presented by J. Bruce Cross, Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus P.C.

 

3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Reality Check - Do we Discriminate?

- Presented by David Ankeny, Lighthouse Compliance Solutions, Inc.

  

Day 2: September 20, 2019 

 

 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - More Contentious - The New Audit Normal 

- Presented by David Ankeny, Lighthouse Compliance Solutions, Inc. 

10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.  - Interactive Session - Audits Gone Wrong 

- Presented by J. Bruce Cross, Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus P.C. and David Ankeny, Lighthouse Compliance Solutions, Inc. 

Lunch Provided 

 

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. - HR In the Digital Age: Website Accessibility and Cyber Security Requirements for Federal Contractors  

- Presented by Abtin Mehdizadegan, Cross, Gunter Witherspoon & Galchus, P.C. 

  • Current case studies in web access litigation Summary of ADA/Section503 requirements for federal contractors 
  • Introduction of WCAG2website access guidelines 
  • Cyber security training obligations for certain DOD contractors 
  • Compliance strategies

 

Contact Greta Gay at (501) 658-8884 or ggay@lightbeacon.com for questions or further details.