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EANE Slates Annual Employment Law & HR Conference for Nov. 3

AGAWAM — The Employers Assoc. of the NorthEast (EANE) announced its annual Employment Law & HR Practices Conference will be held on Thursday, Nov. 3 at the Springfield Marriott. The full-day conference will address the ever-changing issues facing employers in today’s workplace.

Featured keynote speakers will be Jessica Fraga, continuous improvement consultant at MassMutual, who is a successful relationship-builder with a passion for diversity and inclusion. She will present “Breaking Ground on Gender Identity,” demonstrating how organizations can create transgender-inclusive workplaces by moving from policy to practice.

Attorney Susan Fentin, a partner at the law firm of Skoler, Abbott, & Presser, will present “Minimizing Your FLSA Risk: Overtime Is Money,” explaining the new Department of Labor overtime standards and sharing strategies for assessing impact and exposure on organizations.

“We recap the vital developments in state and federal employment law and review best practices with an array of experts,” said Meredith Wise, president of the Employers Assoc. of the NorthEast. “Participants walk away with practical guidance and big-picture strategies to use right away.”

The cost for the program is $285 per person, with discounts for three or more. Register at www.eane.org/elhr16 or via phone at (877) 662-6444. The program will offer 5.5 credits from the HR Certification Institute and SHRM.

Serving employers in the Northeast for more than 100 years, and boasting more than 900 members, EANE provides resources for organizations to maximize employee engagement and retention while minimizing risk.

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