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    Employment Law Workshop

    Date: November 9, 2011, 8:15am – 1:45pm
    Generously Sponsored by Manpower and The Unity Group
    Northwood Hall
    3240 Northwest Avenue
    Bellingham, WA 98226
    SHRM Members - $35, Non-Members - $50. We accept payment in the form of cash, check, or credit card and must be paid at the time of check-in at the event. See cancellation policy below.
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    EMPLOYMENT LAW WORKSHOP - presented by a panel of Washington employment law attorneys:

    • Jeff Fairchild, partner with Adelstein, Sharpe and Serka, Bellingham.
    • Deborra Garrett, partner with Zender Thurston, Bellingham.
    • Kris Tefft, General Counsel with the Association of Washington Business, Olympia.
    • Karen Funston, partner with Buri, Funston, Mumford, Bellingham

    Laws governing the workplace are complex. Every year, new regulations are enacted at both the federal and state levels. HR professionals are charged with keeping current with these ever-changing legal obligations. After the success of last year’s event, the Mt. Baker Chapter of SHRM is again offering a workshop covering the most urgent employment law challenges facing HR professionals today:

    • Top Ten Wage & Hour Questions
    • Managing Attendance: Return To Work Challenges
    • Workers’ Compensation Reform And Other Employment Law Developments
    • Social Networking: How FaceBook Has Changed The Workplace

    **A box lunch will be provided and is included in the workshop price above

    To Register - Click Here

    Sponsored By:

    Click here for the Sponsor Information Page and for more information about our sponsors.

    **This program has been pre-approved for 4 hours of HRCI recertification credit.

    Registration and check-in begins at 8:15am. The Workshop begins around 8:45am and lasts until approximately 1:45pm (includes a question/answer period).  A box lunch will be provided.

    **Due to limited seating and popularity of this event, please register as soon as possible to reserve your seat today!

      Cancellation Policy: In order to receive a full refund of registration fees, cancellation request must be received no later than Wed, October 21st.  Registrants will be billed if a cancellation is not received by 5:00 pm on October 21st.  Email cancellation request to

    The legal information provided by speakers at our monthly meetings is a service to our members, their guests and other attendees. It is intended to be a source of general information, not opinion or legal advice on any specific situation and does not create an attorney-client relationship with any individual. If you would like more information about any of the legal topics, you are urged to consult with an attorney who is experienced in the particular area of interest. If you need assistance with human resource or labor relations functions, we may be able to refer you to an experienced consultant.