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June 1, 2006

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Atlanta, Georgia
United States of America

Mark your calendars now to attend Arnall Golden Gregory LLP’s Annual Employment Law Seminar on Thursday, June 1st, at the Four Seasons Hotel – Midtown. Our attorneys will discuss Atlanta’s progressive business landscape, and will share ideas for dealing with the cutting-edge employment, benefits, and immigration issues that many businesses are facing and will face in the months and years to come.

Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin will join us as our keynote speaker for lunch.

Since her inauguration in 2002, Mayor Franklin has worked to build a “Best in Class” managed city by strengthening existing frameworks, implementing progressive changes and making the tough decisions necessary to improve Atlanta. She has returned accountability to city government and improved the quality of life for all Atlantans.

Attendees are eligible for six State Bar of Georgia CLE credits, CPE credits and five Society for Human Resource Management HRCI recertification credit hours.


Cost is only $125

Schedule of Events
8:30 – 9:00am Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 – 9:15am Introduction
9:15 – 10:00am The Changing Composition of the 21st Century Workforce:  
Is “9 to 5” the Predominant Way to Make a Living?
Henry M. Perlowski, Esq.
10:00 – 10:30am “Blogged Down by Your Employees:  The Perils Associated With the Invasion of “New” Technology in the Workplace?
Charles T. Huddleston, Esq.
10:30 – 10:45am Break
10:45am – 12:00pm Managing Your Workforce in Times of Crisis:
A Panel Discussion Led by Your Peers
Moderators: Charles T. Huddleston, Esq. and Henry M. Perlowski, Esq.
12:00 – 1:45pm

Keynote Speaker: Mayor Shirley Franklin
In 2005, Mayor Franklin was honored by Time Magazine as one of the Top Five Mayors in the country, and by U.S. News & World Report as one of “America’s Best Leaders.”

1:45 – 2:30pm Breakout Session I:

Minding the Mines in the Minefield:
An Update on Employee Benefits
Warren E. Kingsley, Esq. and Laurie K. Kirkwood, Esq.


Co-existing with the EEOC:
Enforcement Trends and Other Recent Developments
Ashley S. Kelly, Esq.

2:30 – 3:15pm

Breakout Session II:

Achtung Employers:
The Politics of Immigration Reform and its Practical Impact on U.S. Businesses
Teri A. Simmons, Esq.


Taking Control of Absenteeism Without Bringing on Health-Related Lawsuits:
Don’t be Held Hostage by the Sick Leave Laws
Sarina M. Rusotto, Esq.

3:15 – 4:00pm Soaking up the Sun:
Company Dress Codes and Potential EEO Claims
Stephanie M. Jones, Esq.
4:00pm Conclusion