2014 Employment Law Seminar

Location: Hilton Garden Inn, Des Moines/Urbandale, 8600 Northpark Drive, Johnston, IA




REGISTRATION: 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

SEMINAR:  9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (lunch will be provided)


  8:30 a.m. -   9:00 a.m. / REGISTRATION

  9:00 a.m. -   9:05 a.m. / WELCOME

  9:05 a.m. -   9:40 a.m.

  • Common Wage and Hour Issues and How to Avoid Them / Presenter: Michael Staebell, District Director, U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division / Companionship Services Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
    • Michael Staebell is the District Director for the US Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division in Des Moines. The Des Moines District Office encompasses Iowa and Nebraska. Mike has been with the Wage and Hour Division for 30 years, as an investigator in Des Moines and Waterloo, and in his current position. In addition to supervising the District Office staff, he regularly gives presentations to the public, and has served as a national trainer for Wage and Hour on the Fair Labor Standards Act, Total Quality Management, Family and Medical Leave Act, Litigation Preparation, and Investigator Basic Training.

      About the WHD: The Wage and Hour Division (WHD) enforces Federal minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and child labor requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act. WHD also enforces the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act, the Employee Polygraph Protection Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, wage garnishment provisions of the Consumer Credit Protection Act, and a number of employment standards and worker protections as provided in several immigration related statutes. Additionally, WHD administers and enforces the prevailing wage requirements of the Davis Bacon Act and the Service Contract Act and other statutes applicable to Federal contracts for construction and for the provision of goods and services.

  9:40 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.

10:10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m./ BREAK

10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

11:30 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. / QUESTION & ANSWER SESSION

11:40 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. / LUNCH

12:15 p.m. -   1:15 p.m.

  1;15 p.m. -   2:00 p.m.

  2:00 p.m. -   2:15 p.m. / BREAK


  2:45 p.m. -   3:00 p.m. / QUESTION & ANSWER SESSION

*NOTE:  When registering below, please specify in the "Special Instructions" section which BREAK OUT SESSION you will be attending - "Healthcare Reform" OR "Employment Law Topics That Keep You Up at Night ... Or Should."

CLE Credit (State and Federal) and HR Certification will be applied for. THERE IS NO FEE FOR THIS SEMINAR.

If you are interested in attending BrownWinick's Employment Law Seminar, please register below or contact Debi Bull at 515-242-2467 or djb@brownwinick.com.

Click here for a brochure on the 2014 Employment Law Seminar.