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Annual Employment Law Update to take place June 12

The 11th annual West Central Minnesota Employment Law Update will be held on Thursday, June 12 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Alexandria Technical and Community College. Sessions will include:

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Hot off the Press News to Use: The latest developments in employment law.

Reasonable Accommodation and Fitness for Duty: The process of dealing with a medical condition that impacts an employee’s fitness for duty.

Emerging Discrimination Issues in Employment Law: An overview of emerging discrimination issues and how they affect the workplace.

Ban the Box and Criminal Background Checks: Exploration of how to avoid violating the “Ban the Box” statute and coverage of the EEOC Guidance on Criminal Background Checks.

Bonus HR Session: Recruit, Motivate and Retain Your Workforce: Tips and hints on how to find and keep the best of the best employees for your company.

The seminar will include a panel discussion with legal experts to answer questions about the featured sessions and other timely employment law topics.

Pre-registration is required by Monday, June 2 and seating is limited. A registration form and additional information on the event can be found at

The 2014 West Central Minnesota Employment Law Update is sponsored by West Central MN Society for Human Resource Management.

For information or to register, contact Kris Willert, Alexandria WorkForce Center, (320) 762-7800 or