For a whole host of reasons, this election matters. In a political season that has captured the attention of the nation, many of the issues on the minds of voters — from the economy, energy, health care and immigration to the composition of the Supreme Court and Congress — are also among the top concerns of employers.

This special election year briefing will provide the bottom line on the important employment law developments of the past year and offer a preview of how the results of Decision 2008 could dramatically impact the workplace.


  • 8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
    • Morning Plenary: Hanging in the Balance, Part I: The Supreme Court
  • 10:45 - 12:15 p.m.
    • Morning Workshops
      • Health Care At The Top Of The Domestic Policy Agenda: The Presidential Campaign and its Potential Implications
      • The Immigration Conundrum: Will a New President Really Put Up That Wall?
      • Who Gets Your Vote? Best Hiring Practices
      • Is the Economy Stupid, Part I: Avoiding Costly Downsizing Mistakes
      • Decision '08 and Labor Law: What Every Employer Needs To Know
  • 1:15 - 2:15 p.m.
    • Afternoon Plenary: Hanging in the Balance, Part II: The Congress
  • 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
    • Afternoon Workshops
      • "Identity" Politics: An Election Year Issue Offers Lessons for the Workplace: Update on Title VII, the ADEA and the ADA
      • Corporate Social Responsibility: Can Business Do Good and Do Well by "Going Green"?
      • Decision '08 and Business: A Look at the Issues, the Law and Where the Candidates Stand
      • Creating "Change" Developing New Ways to Prevent and Defend Against Wage and Hour Class Actions
      • Is the Economy Stupid, Part II: Key Issues in Protecting Intellectual Property and Confidential Data during an Economic Downturn
  • 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
    • Words Matter: Employment Law and the Ethics of Legal Writing

Registration Fee:$250

To register, click here.

If you have any questions, contact Jamie Millward at 212-351-4661, or at



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