Employment Law Conference
CBIA’s Employment Law Conference presented an in-depth view of the most challenging workplace issues impacting your management and HR personnel.
The Connecticut Paid Leave Authority’s Erin Choquette shared the top five mistakes employers make when responding to family and medical leave requests.
Wiggin and Dana LLP’s Caroline Park and Larry Peikes discussed new Connecticut laws impacting employers, including and how to comply with the state’s mandatory retirement plan program.
Garrison, Levin-Epstein, Fitzgerald & Pirrotti, PC’s Nina Pirrotti outlined the most important things an employer can do to prevent lawsuits by understanding the perspective of plaintiffs’ attorneys.
Updike Kelly & Spellacy’s Valerie Ferdon discussed background investigations in the pre-employment process, as well as Connecticut’s new restrictions on the use of cannabis testing.
This program was approved for 4.0 HRCI credits and 4.0 SHRM PDCs.
7:30 am | Networking Breakfast
8:10 am | Opening Remarks
- Diane Mokriski, HR Counsel, CBIA
8:15 am | Background Investigations: Traps for the Unwary
- Valerie Ferdon, Associate, Updike, Kelly & Spellacy
9:15 am | Prevent Liability Before the Lawsuit: Perspectives from Plaintiffs’ Counsel
- Nina Pirrotti, Partner, Garrison, Levin-Epstein, Fitzgerald & Pirrotti, PC
10:15 am | Networking Break
10:30 am | New Laws Impacting Connecticut Employers
- Caroline Park, Partner, Wiggin and Dana LLP
- Larry Peikes, Partner, Wiggin and Dana LLP
11:30 am | Networking Break
11:50 am | FMLA, Paid Family & Medical Leave: Top Five Employer Mistakes
- Erin Choquette, COO & General Counsel, Connecticut Paid Leave Authority
1 pm | Adjourn
Thu, Nov 03, 2022
8:15am – 1:00pm
999 Farmington Ave, Farmington, CT, 06032
The Employment Law Conference was made possible through the generous support of Wiggin and Dana LLP.
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