What: Health reform, administrative agency policies, and recent judicial decisions have created new liabilities for companies operating in the health care and life sciences industry. At this full-day program, Epstein Becker Green's attorneys representing the Labor and Employment, Health Care and Life Sciences, and Corporate Services Practices will address the labor and employment issues health care and life sciences companies may face during these challenging times and offer practical advice and solutions.
When:  Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Where:  National Press Club
529 14th Street N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20045
Time: 7:45 a.m.-8:30 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Program
4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Reception

Program Schedule:

Time Description
8:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. Introductory and Opening Remarks: Jay P. Krupin; and Lynn Shapiro Snyder
Health Care Industry Panel: David Matyas, Moderator; Richard Parr, HCR ManorCare; Craig Wilson, EMSC; and Kim Bixenstine, University Hospital
One Year After PPACA and the Labor and Employment Implications: David Green
Independent Contractors and Wage-Hour Concerns in the Health Care Environment: Betsy Johnson; Patrick Brady; and Evan Rosen
Increase in Unionization and the Impact of the New NLRB: Jay P. Krupin; Jim Frank; and Steve Swirsky
Meet the Panelists
12:20 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Guest Speaker: Bret Baier, Host Fox News Channel's "Special Report with Bret Baier"
Whistleblowers: Guidelines Under Health Reform: Allen Roberts; Jeff Landes; and George Breen
Significant Developments in Employment Discrimination Matters in Health Care Facilities: Frank Morris; Amy Traub; and Kerry Parker
Government Contracting and OFCCP Considerations and Defenses: Stuart Gerson; Thomas Cox; and Kristie Smith
Purchase and Sale of A Health Care Entity: Labor and Employment Implications: David Garland; Ana Salper; and Kathy Lofft
4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Reception

About Epstein Becker Green's HEAL Group:

The Health Employment And Labor (HEAL) Group at Epstein Becker Green unites the firm's two premier, national practices — Health Care and Life Sciences, and Labor and Employment — to help health care and life sciences clients address the many challenges they face in the labor and employment area. Our cross-disciplinary legal and regulatory experience enables us to provide clients with comprehensive solutions to complex employment problems, especially those created by the health reform legislation of 2010 and new government policies.

About Epstein Becker Green

Epstein Becker & Green, P.C., is a national law firm with a primary focus on health care and life sciences; employment, labor, and workforce management; and litigation and business disputes. Founded in 1973 as an industry-focused firm, Epstein Becker Green has decades of experience serving clients in health care, financial services, retail, hospitality, and technology, among other industries, representing entities from startups to Fortune 100 companies. Operating in locations throughout the United States and supporting domestic and multinational clients, the firm’s attorneys are committed to uncompromising client service and legal excellence.  For more information, visit www.ebglaw.com.

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