Construction Law Power Seminar: Critical Legal Updates Impacting the Construction Industry: What You Need to Know forĀ 2017

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January 24, 2017
SmithAmundsen, Lombard, IL
9:00AM - 3:00PM

Join us for a complimentary program on the laws and regulations impacting the construction industry in the coming year. The program will take place on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 9:00 AM.

This full day seminar will review key legal issues and developments impacting the construction industry in 2017. Topics will include how to avoid contract disputes, OSHA developments and labor and employment issues.

Who should attend? Construction Industry CEOs, COOs, CFOs, Accountants, Human Resource Managers, Safety Consultants, Claims Professionals and Risk Managers.


Topics to be discussed include the following

9:00 AM - Avoiding Construction Contract Disputes and Protecting the Bottom Line  How to avoid contract disputes and effectively manage accounts receivables using mechanics liens, bond claims and other tools.

10:00 AM - NLRB Update  Latest developments on matters that can broadly (and unexpectedly) affect both union and non-union construction employers (e.g., joint employer liability, employee protected activity, handbooks and “golden rule” policies). The discussion will also include contractors' rights and responsibilities when faced with union picketing at construction sites and separating myth from reality regarding secondary boycotts, bannering, and reserved gate systems.
     
11:00 AM - Top 10 Keys to Limiting Risk / Exposure in Construction Injury Claims How to identify and avoid the top 10 contributors to risk and exposure in construction injury claims from first notice of claim through jury verdict. 

12:00 PM - Lunch

12:30 PM - OSHA Developments Recent developments implemented by OSHA and keys to managing an OSHA investigation.

2:00 PM - Key Issues for Wage and Hour Compliance Prevailing wage updates, independent contractor status in the construction industry, and how to avoid overtime pitfalls.


Event Details

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Harry Caray's, Yorktown Center, 70 Yorktown Shopping Center, Lombard, IL 60148, 630.953.3400

Registration: 8:30 AM | Program start: 9:00 AM

Lunch will be provided.