Tuesday, June 5, 2007

Law firm helps explain employment laws

Law firm Deters, Benzinger and LaVelle recently hosted an employment law seminar to help local employers navigate through the laws with the Department of Labor, EEOC, and many other regulators.

The event included a judicial perspective of employment cases presented by Kentucky Court of Appeals Judge Michelle Keller and the role of an occupational health physician for FMLA cases presented by Evan Davies, medical director of the St. Elizabeth Business Health Services, a co-sponsor of the event. Tim Tepe of Schiff, Kreidler-Shell, another co-sponsor of the event, and Deborah Denney of Chubb Insurance discussed the necessities of employment practices liability coverage.

DBL partners Mark D. Guilfoyle, Kelly Schoening and Bob Hoffer provided legal perspectives on current issues in hiring/firing employees, the ADA and reasonable accommodations, FLSA white-collar exemptions and electronic discovery.


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