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2019 Kansas Employment Law Institute

Thursday, May 2, 2019
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Followed by a reception
Hyatt Regency Wichita
400 W. Waterman
Wichita, KS

Registration

View the full 2019 Employment Law Institute agenda and topic descriptions

Check your calendar and register now to join us at the 2019 Kansas Employment Law Institute (formerly the Employment Law Seminar)! This comprehensive, full-day seminar covers the latest employment law developments you need to know about to keep your organization compliant, as well as human resources best practices and strategies to make it an employer of choice. Sessions will be presented by experienced employment lawyers, plus a nationally known keynote speaker. Select from a variety of breakout sessions to customize your own schedule.

Featured Keynote Presentation

Green Goldfish – Beyond Dollars to Drive Engagement and Reinforce CultureStan-Phelps-Headshot-WEB
Stan Phelps

Happy engaged employees create happy enthused customers. In this keynote, Stan Phelps will share the 15 types of green goldfish – little extras for employees such as onboarding, time away, team building, flexibility, recognition, and empowerment. Attendees will walk away with the knowledge of the key drivers of employee engagement and be able to introduce actionable ideas for their teams; little things that will increase engagement, improve retention, and reinforce culture.

Stan Phelps is the founder of PurpleGoldfish.com, a think tank of customer experience and employee engagement experts. He is a TEDx speaker, Forbes contributor, and IBM Futurist who focuses on customer experience and employee engagement. Throughout his career Stan held many marketing leadership roles with adidas, International Management Group, PGA of America, and Synergy. 

He’s the author of 10 books that focus on the little ways to drive differentiation, increase loyalty, and promote positive word of mouth. He has spoken at more than 300 events in 16 countries.

We are thrilled to welcome Stan this year!

Registration Fees and Policies

Please note: this seminar has sold out in previous years, so be sure to register early. Seating is limited, and space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration fee is $295 with a binder containing seminar documents or $275 with a flash drive containing seminar documents. The registration fee includes breakfast, lunch, snacks, parking, reception, and written or digital materials for all sessions.

A full refund, minus a $25 administrative fee, will be issued for cancellations up to five business days before event. No-shows and cancellations received fewer than five business days before the seminar are not eligible for a refund. Registrations are transferable, including the day of the seminar. Any paid registrant who is unable to attend will be provided with the seminar materials upon request.

Who Should Attend?

This seminar is designed for human resources professionals, business owners, executives, managers, and in-house lawyers.

Certification

The 2019 Kansas Employment Law Institute will be submitted for preapproval of HR (General) credit hours through the HR Certification Institute for credit toward PHR, GPHR, and SPHR recertification. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HRCI website at www.hrci.org. Foulston Siefkin is recognized by the Society of Human Resource Management to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP, and this program will also be submitted for preapproval of PDCs. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org. The activity will be submitted for CLE credit for attorneys in Kansas and Missouri.

Presenters

Foulston Siefkin attorneys experienced in multiple aspects of employment and labor law and nationally known guest speaker Stan Phelps will prepare the materials and present at the seminar.

Additional Topics and Speakers

What Fresh Hell Is This? The Latest From the Legislature, Agencies, and Courts
Speakers: Don Berner, Boyd Byers, and Forrest Rhodes, Jr.

The State of the Law: LGBTQ Rights and Religious Freedom
Speakers: Teresa Shulda and C. Edward Watson, II

#MeToo: Lessons Learned
Speakers: Jeff DeGraffenreid and Tara Eberline

Employment Law Mythbusters
Speakers: Charles McClellan and David Rogers

Breakout Session 1:

  • Option 1: What's Hot in Employee Benefits?
    Speaker: Jason Lacey

  • Option 2: What’s the DOL Up to Now? A Discussion of the DOL’s Proposed FLSA Regulatory Amendments
    Speaker: Forrest Rhodes, Jr.

  • Option 3: When Worlds Collide: Strategies for Work Comp, ADA, and FMLA Compliance
    Speakers: Boyd Byers, David Rogers, and Teresa Shulda

Breakout Session 2:

  • Option 1: HR’s Guide to the (Hiring) Galaxy – Tips and Tricks to Avoid Common Hiring Pitfalls
    Speakers: Don Berner and Travis Hanson

  • Option 2: What’s the DOL Up to Now? A Discussion of the DOL’s Proposed FLSA Regulatory Amendments
    Speaker: Forrest Rhodes, Jr.

  • Option 3: When Worlds Collide: Strategies for Work Comp, ADA, and FMLA Compliance
    Speakers: Boyd Byers, David Rogers, and Teresa Shulda

View the full 2019 Employment Law Institute agenda and topic descriptions

For More Information

Contact Liz Golay at 316.291.9723 or email lgolay@foulston.com. If outside Wichita, please dial 800.267.6371.