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September 27, 2023 | 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM MDT

Holland & Hart – Boise, 800 W. Main Street, Suite 1750

Holland & Hart – Billings, 401 North 31st Street, Suite 1500

Holland & Hart – Salt Lake City, 222 South Main Street, Suite 2200

Overview (Program Summary)

A program hosted by:

ACC Mountain West

8:30-9:00 a.m. Registration/Breakfast


9:00-10:00 a.m. Implementing Legally Compliant DEI Initiatives

Salt Lake City Presenters: Mickell Jimenez, Camila Moreno


Employment law attorneys Mickell Jimenez and Camila Moreno will provide attendees with information to empower their organizations to consider, formulate, and implement legally compliant diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives; programs; and/or committees. We will present the business case for developing and implementing a DEI plan related to your workforce and culture and how such a plan supports the “S” in ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) and positively affects the bottom line.


10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Employee Benefits

Billings Presenter: Beth Nedrow


Employee benefits and executive compensation attorney Beth Nedrow will discuss “red flags” in-house counsel should be on the lookout for to ensure their benefits programs comply with ERISA and Internal Revenue Code while simultaneously supporting their company’s business objectives and circumstances. Beth will address issues such as:


· How might SECURE 2.0 impact your company’s retirement plan


· How to navigate the post-pandemic environment as the Public Health Emergency expires on May 11


· 409A–outside of a plainly named deferred compensation plan, where does it apply?


11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Break


11:15 am - 12:15 p.m. Hot Topics in Employment Law

Boise Presenters: Dean Bennett, Zack McCraney


Employment law attorneys Dean Bennett and Zack McCraney will discuss hot topics in employment law, including:


· Recent developments within the Department of Labor


· National Labor Relations Board, recent decisions and key issues when dealing with unions


· Non-competition and other restrictive covenants, latest legal and regulatory developments


· Artificial Intelligence/ChatGPT in the workplace


· Pay transparency


12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Networking Lunch


*If you interested in participating but are unable to travel to one of our in-person locations, please contact Laurie Larsen with the ACC for alternate participation options.


Credits: 3
State: Utah, Idaho, Montana
Category: General

Contact (RSVP)

Laurie L Larsen

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