State Bar Labor and Employment Law Section meeting set Jan. 20 in Detroit

The State Bar of Michigan’s Labor and Employment Law Section (LELS) will conduct its Mid-Winter Meeting & Distinguished Service Award on Jan. 20, at the Detroit Athletic Club.

The agenda is as follows:

• 1-1:30 p.m. Registration

• 1:30–3:30 p.m. Update Rally MERC Update – Erin M. Hopper of White, Schneider, Young, & Chiodini PC; NLRB Update – Dennis M. Devaney of Varnum LLP; EEO Update – Maria F. Dwyer of Clark Hill; and FMLA, FLSA, and WPA Update – Sarah S. Prescott of Salvatore, Prescott, & Porter.

• 3:30–3:45 p.m. Break

• 3:45–5:30 p.m. Panel discussion on “Ethical Obligations in the Digital Era” featuring National Employment Law Institute contributor Dennis P. Duffy of Baker & Hostetler LLP, moderated by Adam S. Forman of Epstein, Becker, Green.

• 5:30–7 p.m. Reception and Cocktails

• 7–8:30 p.m. Dinner and Presentation of Distinguished Service Award. The Distinguished Service Award is being presented to David B. Calzone and Michael L. Pitt.

• 8:30 p.m. Afterglow

The NLRB Practice and Procedure meeting will also take place from noon to 1 p.m.

The DAC is located at 241 Madison Avenue (between Randolph and John R).Business attire is required (the DAC does not permit t-shirts or denim to be worn in its facility at any time).  Complimentary self-parking at the DAC garage is being provided by the LELS.  Tell the attendant that you are with the State Bar Labor and Employment Law Section Meeting. 

For additional information or to register online, visit