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2019 Employment Law Update - 38th Annual Advanced Conference

Institute for Applied Management & Law, Inc.

Monday, October 28, 2019 at 8:00 AM - Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 4:00 PM (EDT)

2019 Employment Law Update - 38th Annual Advanced...

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Standard Registration Oct 24, 2019 $1,575.00 $0.00
Early Bird Discount Sep 13, 2019 $1,150.00 $0.00

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Two days of hard-hitting, up-to-the-minute information on all significant employment law developments. Designed for experienced HR professionals and attorneys. Features superb faculty, important topics, and great networking opportunities.  A not-to-be-missed conference!  Participant favorite for decades!

  • Millennials Rock.  Baby Boomers?  Bad Fit.  Technology and the ADEA Collide.
  • What Good Is an Employee Who Isn’t at Work?  Twenty-Five Years After the FMLA, Are Employers Managing Leaves or Are Leaves Managing Employers?
  • Employee Handbooks: Why Even have One?  The Differences Between an Effective and Ineffective Handbook.
  • Labor Law: Two Years in To the New “Trump NLRB.”  What’s Different?  What’s Not?  And What happens in 2020?
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act: What Makes an Accommodation Reasonable or Unreasonable?  What Makes a Function Essential or Non-essential?   Yes, There Really Are Answers to Those Questions.
  • Minimum Wage, Overtime, Exempt Status, Collective Actions, Class Action Waivers: Is There Hope for Employers?
  • Whistle-Blowers and Retaliation: The Claim de Jour.  How to Win Retaliation Claims and How to Avoid Them.
  • New Frontiers in Discrimination Law:  Transgender Issues, Sex Harassment and the #MeToo Movement, and More.
  • Workplace Investigations:  A Refresher, with Do’s, Don’t’s and Maybe’s.


Are there discounted room rates at the seminar hotel? Yes. These rooms are available on a first-come, first served basis. The discounted rate will always expire 35 days prior to the program start date, or when sold out, whichever comes first. If you attempt to make a hotel reservation and the group rate is no longer available, please call IAML, we may be able to assist you with arrangements.

When will I receive confirmation of program registration? Confirmations are sent via e-mail, usually within 48 hours of receipt of your registration.

What are the seminar hours? 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

What is the dress code? Business attire is not necessary. We recommend that you dress casually and comfortably and anticipate varied temperatures in the meeting rooms.

Will I receive a Certificate of Completion? Yes, if you complete the full 2 day seminar you will receive a certificate approximately four weeks after the seminar ends.

Can I earn Continuing Education Credit? Yes, this seminar has been approved for continuing education credit for 13 credit hours by the HR Certification Institute and the Society for Human Resource Management. You can submit your seminar attendance to a variety of other organizations such as IFEBP and WorldatWork.

Can I earn Continuing Legal Education Credit? Yes, this seminar has been approved for 13 CLE hours by the State Bar of California and the State Bar of Pennsylvania. Please contact us if you'd like CLE credit for another state.

Is homework assigned or are tests given during the seminar? No.

Are there group events or entertainment? No, but IAML does host a reception after the first day of the program. This provides you with an opportunity to chat with your colleagues, instructor(s) and IAML representatives. Your evening hours and travel days are your own to enjoy in the many exciting locations at which programs are held.

Does the registration fee include travel, food and or lodging? Your registration fee includes a specially prepared manual; coffee and soft drink breaks; and a reception the first evening. You are responsible for your own travel, lodging, meals and incidental expenses.

What is the cancellation policy? Participants will receive a full refund of their registration fee if they contact at least two weeks prior to the seminar start date.

Can I transfer to a different seminar location or date after I've registered for a program? Yes, providing you contact Eventbrite at least two weeks in advance of the seminar start date. Transfers requested less than two weeks will be assessed a $150.00 fee.

Can one of my associates substitute for me if I am unable to attend? Yes, please call IAML with the substitution information as soon as possible.

Can we have this seminar delivered at our location? Yes. IAML offers customized on-site training seminars. For more information, please review our website ( or call us at 949-760-1700.


John Wymer

John F. Wymer III, Esq.

John F. Wymer, III is a Member with the law firm Sherman & Howard, LLC in their Atlanta office, specializing in labor and employment law on behalf of management clients.  Mr. Wymer, an IAML instructor for more than 25 years, is among the nation's most sought after speakers for his extraordinary teaching skills, witty and engaging delivery style. Mr. Wymer is a member of the American Bar Association and a member of the Committee on Development of the Law under the NLRA. He is admitted to practice in Alabama and Georgia, before the U.S. Supreme Court, and before the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Eighth and Eleventh Circuit Courts.  Mr. Wymer has published numerous articles including “How Much Leave is Enough? Reasonable Accommodation, Undue Hardship, and the Intersection of the FMLA and the ADA,” Employee Relations Law Journal and is a Contributing Editor for The Developing Labor Law. 
  • Juris Doctor, University of Virginia School of Law, 1974
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa, 1971

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow
    The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers
  • Who’s Who Legal: Labour & Employment
    Who’s Who Legal
  • Corporate Employment Lawyers Hall of Fame
  • Best Lawyer – Labor & Employment
    Best Lawyers in America
  • Band 1 – Labor & Employment (Georgia)
    Chambers USA
  • Super Lawyer
    Georgia Super Lawyers
  • Lawdragon – Nation’s 100 Most Powerful Employment Lawyers
    Human Resource Executive Magazine
  • Legal Elite
    Georgia Trend
  • Top 10 Attorney in Georgia
    Atlanta Magazine
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Marriott Orlando World Center
8701 World Center Drive
Orlando, FL 32821

Monday, October 28, 2019 at 8:00 AM - Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 4:00 PM (EDT)

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Institute for Applied Management & Law, Inc.

The Institute for Applied Management & Law, Inc. (IAML) produces practically-oriented seminars, onsite training, DVDs, and eLearning for professionals requiring timely and accurate information in employment law; employee benefits law; and human resource management.  Founded in 1979, IAML is the nation's leading producer of comprehensive workplace training seminars. Tens of thousands of professionals have participated in its programs.  Based in Newport Beach, California, IAML works closely with leading law firms and practitioners across the country.  Learn more about IAML at

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