Parsons Behle & Latimer will be presenting its 11th Annual Employment Law Seminar on Oct. 12 -- for corporate counsel, business owners and human resource professionals.

Event Details and Agenda

Thurs., Oct. 12, 2023 | 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Boise Centre East, 195 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise, Idaho


$125 - Early Bird Registration (through Sept. 8)

$150 - Regular Registration (after Sept. 8)


Approved for three HRCI and three Idaho CLE credits

11th Annual Idaho Employment Law Seminar Agenda

7:15-8:00: Registration and Breakfast 

8:00-8:20: Welcome & Introduction

8:30-9:30: Session One

  • Employee Life Cycle I: Onboarding Unscathed – Navigating Hazards While Interviewing, Hiring, and Welcoming Employees (speakers Paul Smith and Elena Vetter)
  • Confidentiality Issues Arising Under the ADA, FMLA, HIPAA (speaker Kevin West)
  • Hot Topics: Severance Agreements, Noncompete Covenants, Employee Classification, and Overtime – The NLRB, FTC, and DoL Flex Their Administrative Muscles (speakers Sean Monson and Garrett Kitamura)

9:45-10:45: Session Two

  • Employee Life Cycle II: Managing Without Missteps – Responding to Workplace Conflict and Anticipating Trouble in a Changing Climate (speakers Mark Tolman and Mike Judd)
  • Out of Sight, Not Out of Mind: Compliance and Collaboration for a Remote Workforce (speakers Elena Vetter and Andrew Wake)
  • Navigating the ADA: Case Studies on Reasonable Accommodation (speaker Christina Jepson)

11:00-12:00: Session Three

  • Employee Life Cycle III: Termination Trepidation – Identifying and Avoiding the Risks Associated with Employee Terminations and Discipline (speaker Susan Motschiedler)
  • Preventing and Responding to Workplace Violence – Best Practices in an Increasingly Dangerous World (speaker Sean Monson)
  • Conducting Effective Workplace Investigations (speakers Mark Tolman and Jason Mau)

12:15-1:30: Lunch & Panel Discussion Moderated by J. Kevin West

Idaho Human Rights Commission

  • Ben Earwicker, Ph.D., Administrator, Idaho Human Rights Commission
  • Gael Martin-Lee, J.D., Civil Rights Investigator, Idaho Human Rights Commission
  • Coline McConnel, Ph.D., Civil Rights Investigator, Idaho Human Rights Commission
  • Steve Maier, J.D., Civil Rights Investigator, Idaho Human Rights Commission
  • Zachary Florent, Outreach & Education Coordinator, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission