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Employment law update presentation to take place in Alexandria

The ninth annual West Central Minnesota Employment Law Update will be presented at Alexandria Technical and Community College, Room 743 in Alexandria on Thursday, May 31 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The field of employment law has continued to change and evolve at a very fast pace over the past year, and these changes will be the focus of the event. If your organization has never attended the Employment Law Update in the past, this is the year to start. If your organization has attended in the past, you are strongly encouraged to attend this year to learn about a number of significant changes that have taken place and may affect your organization.

Sessions will include:

• Hot off the Press News to Use - the Latest in Employment Law.

• Harassment Law at 30 - History and Future Trends.

• Hiring in the Internet Age - How to Ensure that Your Next Hire isn't a Costly Mistake.

• Workplace Social Media - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

• Workplace Flexibility - The Next Imperative for Business Success and HR Leadership.

In addition, the event will include a panel discussion with legal experts to answer your questions about the featured sessions and other timely topics on employment law.

Seating is limited, so register early. A registration form and additional information on the event can be found at

Registrations are due by Wednesday, May 23.

The 2012 West Central Minnesota Employment Law Update is sponsored by the Lakes Area Business and Employers Council and the West Central MN Society for Human Resource Management.

For more information or to register, contact Kris Willert at the Alexandria WorkForce Center by calling (320) 762-7800 or e-mailing