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The 2017 Legal & Legislative Conference
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When: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Where: Club 101
101 Park Avenue
Corner of 40th Street
New York, New York 
United States
Contact: NYC SHRM

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The 2017 Legal & Legislative Conference


Register now to reserve your spot for the 2017 all day Legal & Legislative Conference on Wednesday, October 18, 2017.


The All-Day Legislative & Legal Conference will feature speakers from Jackson Lewis P.C., Barst, Mukamal & Kleiner, LLP, Davis & Gilbert, LLP, The Margolis Law Firm, and Holland & Knight LLP presenting on five of the latest issues involving labor and employment law and how they impact your practice.


Jess Cortes of Davis & Gilbert will present on internal investigation best practices.


Loren Forrest of Holland & Knight will give an update on pre-employment issues including Ban-the-Box movement, NYC Credit Checks, and the Salary History laws.


Jeffrey Margolis of The Margolis Law Firm will be presenting on the latest in immigration trends and concerns.


Wendy Melk will then will present on recent changes to relevant federal, state and city laws, including NYS Paid Family Leave, along with highlights from the Supreme Court’s recent term.


Melissa Ostrower of Jackson Lewis P.C. will provide a benefits law update.


   Alexis S. Axelrad, Esq. of Barst Mukamal & Kleiner LLP will present on what to do when the government comes knocking - an immigration compliance view


Agenda Schedule

Start Time End Time Agenda
8:00 AM 8:30 AM Registration, Networking Breakfast & Sponsor Showcase
8:30 AM 8:45 AM Welcome & Introduction
8:45 AM 9:45 AM Benefits Update
9:45 AM 10:45 AM Immigration Trends and Concerns
10:45 AM 11:00 AM Morning Networking Break & Sponsor Showcase
11:00 AM 12:00 PM Pre-employment Legal Update
12:00 PM 1:00 PM Networking Lunch & Sponsor Showcase
1:00 PM 2:15 PM Legal Update
2:15 PM 2:30 PM Afternoon Networking Break & Sponsor Showcase
2:30 PM 3:30 PM Internal Investigations Best Practices
3:30 PM
4:30 PM
 Immigration Compliance Review
4:30 PM
Closing Remarks


We expect this event will be jam-packed, informative and provide useful take-aways for your practice.  Please join us and reserve your spot today! This program will be submitted for both SHRM and HRCI credits.


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Event details:

Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Time: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Location: Club 101, 101 Park Avenue (between 40th and 41st Streets), New York City


Early Bird until 9/22 - Take advantage of $45 savings! 

  • $150 Members
  • $250 Guests

Registration after 9/22

  • $195 Members
  • $295 Guests


Join NYC SHRM today and register as a member!

Sponsorship opportunities available.

Contact Kristin Hassan at for more information about membership and/or sponsorship.    


Cancellation Policy: Cancellations will be accepted before October 10th with a refund, minus a $15 administrative processing fee. Cancellations will not be accepted after October 10th.


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