Labor and Employment Law Educational Seminar Materials


2014 Educational Opportunities

Perkins Coie hosted a half-day employment law workshop in June 2014.

Here are the handout materials from that workshop:

  • Criminal Background Checks (Fred Rivera and Amy Kunkel-Patterson, Perkins Coie) (PowerPoint)
  • Cutting-Edge Wage and Hour Issues, Overtime and Classification Errors (Chelsea Petersen) (PowerPoint)
  • Practical Steps in Determining “Reasonable Accommodation” Under the ADA (David Fram, National Employment Law Institute) (Handout)
  • Spring 2014 Employment Law Update (James Sanders and Linda Walton, Perkins Coie)  (PowerPoint)
Prior Topics
  • A Leave Law Mess and the Trial Thereof:  How HR and In-House Counsel Can Make the Difference (Julie Lucht and James Sanders) (June 2012) PowerPoint; Handout Materials
  • Behind the Scenes at the EEOC (Jeff Hollingsworth and Molly Powell) (June 2011) (PowerPoint) 
  • Behind the Scenes of the EEOC's Investigation and Mediation Process (November 2007, Seattle Only) - PowerPoint;  Mediation Questions; and EEO Enforcement Guidance: Unlawful Disparate Treatment of Workers with Caregiving Responsibilities
  • Best Strategies for Protecting Your Business Information and Relationships When Key Employees Leave (James Sanders and Andrew Moriarty) (June 2011) PowerPoint; Supplemental Written Materials 
  • Compensation Claims in Wage-Hour Litigation (May 2010, Jeff Hollingsworth, Michael Ward, Ph.D., Rob Porcarelli) (PowerPoint)
  • Compliance Challenges in Three Areas of Current Regulatory Focus (Char Eberhardt and Andrew Moriarty) (June 2012) PowerPoint; Handout Materials; Supplemental Written Materials
  • Conducting Internal Investigations (May 2010, Fred Rivera and Patrick Collins) (PowerPoint)
  • Dealing With Multi-Generational Workplace Issues (February 2006, Puget Sound Locations) - Handout and PowerPoint
  • Disability Law Update: Mental, Psychiatric and Intellectual Disabilities (March 2005, Puget Sound Locations) - Handout and PowerPoint
  • Employee Leaves: New Rights, Recurring Challenges (September 2008, Puget Sound Locations) Handout; Appendix A; Appendix B; Appendix C; PowerPoint; and Supplemental Information on WA State Domestic Violence Definition
  • Employer Privacy Challenges with Social Networking (May 2010; Linda Walton, Susan Lyon, Lorene Novakowski, Eric Heath) (PowerPoint)
  • Employment Class Actions: Five Things You Can Do to Protect Your Company (November 2004, Puget Sound Locations) - Handout  
  • Hiring & Firing Employees (February/March 2008, Puget Sound Locations)  Handout and PowerPoint 
  • Noncompetes, Trade Secrets and Protecting Your Interests (Andrew Moriarty and James Sanders) (June 2013) PowerPoint
  • Privacy in the Electronic Workplace (February/March 2007, Puget Sound Locations) - Handout and PowerPoint           
  • Sleepless in Seattle:  Issues to Keep You Up at Night (Carolyn Ladd) (June 2013) PowerPoint
  • Stupid Cupid? When Darts of Love Land in the Workplace (February 2005, Puget Sound Locations) - Handout
  • Taking Workplace Investigations Seriously (September 2007, Puget Sound Locations) - Handout and PowerPoint
  • The Affordable Care Act (Christine Williams) (June 2013) PowerPoint
  • The FMLA and ADA in Action:  A Performative Issue Spotter (Linda Walton and Julie Lucht) (June 2013) PowerPoint
  • The Trusted Advisor's Dilemma--Maintaining the Attorney Client Privilege as In-House Counsel (Linda Walton and Chelsea Petersen) (June 2011) (PowerPoint; Supplemental Written Materials)
  • Three Strikes and You're Out:  Discipline and Discharge of Employees (September 2005, Puget Sound Locations) - Handout
  • Unlawful Workplace Harassment: It's Not Just About Sex Anymore (September 2004, Puget Sound Locations) - Handout      
  • Weathering the Storm: Strategies for Avoiding Employment Law Mistakes During Hard Economic Times  (March 2009, Puget Sound Locations) - Handout and PowerPoint; Appendix A can be found in the handout; Click here for Appendix B                               
Multi-Topic Updates
  • Fall 2004 Employment Law Update (October 2004, Puget Sound Locations) - Handout
  • Fall 2005 Employment Law Update (October 2005, Puget Sound Locations) - Handout 
  • Fall 2006 Employment Law Update (October 2006, Puget Sound Locations) - Handout and  PowerPoint
  • Fall 2007 Employment Law Update (October-November 2007, Puget Sound Locations) - Handout and PowerPoint
  • Fall 2008 Employment Law Update (October-November 2008, Puget Sound Locations) - Handout and PowerPoint
  • Fall 2009 Employment Law Update (October-November 2009, Puget Sound Locations) (Handout) (PowerPoint will be posted November 5)
  • Fall 2011 Employment Law Update (Andrew Moriarty and Catherine Brito) (Handout Materials; PowerPoint).  HRCI Program ID: ORG-PROGRAM-102612
  • Fall 2012 Employment Law Update (Bruce Cross, Amy Kunkel-Patterson and Zachary Jones) (November 2012) PowerPoint; Handout Materials
  • Fall 2013 Employment Law Update (Julie Lucht and Aurora Janke) (November 2013)  Powerpoint; Handout Materials
  • Hot Topics:  What Employers Need to Know in 2010 (Julie Lucht and Andrew Moriarty) (PowerPoint; Expanded Handout Materials) (Listen to the audio recording Part 1; Part 2) (Audio CLE, WSBA CLE Activity ID 260564)
  • Hot Topics:  What Employers Need to Know in 2011 (Mike Reynvaan and Julie Lucht) (PowerPoint; Supplemental Written Materials) (Listen to the audio recording of this June 9, 2011 presentation. AV CLE credit, WSBA AV Activity I.D. 287698; HRCI Program ID: ORG-PROGRAM-95061)
  • Hot Topics:  What Employers Need to Know in 2012 (Kevin Hamilton and Jeff Hollingsworth) (June 2012) PowerPointHandout Materials  
    Listen to the audio recording of the Hot Topics session.  (Washington State Bar Association AV CLE Credit, Activity ID 316068).
  • Spring 2005 Employment Law Update (April 2005, Puget Sound Locations) - Handout
  • Spring 2006 Employment Law Update (April 2006, Puget Sound Locations) - Handout and PowerPoint
  • Spring 2007 Employment Law Update (April/May 2007, Puget Sound Locations) - Handout and PowerPoint
  • Spring 2008 Employment Law Update (April/May 2008, Puget Sound Locations)  Handout and PowerPoint 
  • Spring 2009 Employment Law Update (May 2009, Puget Sound Locations) - Handout and PowerPoint