CAI’s 2006 Annual Employment and Labor Law Update Featuring Keynote on Workplace Violence from May 24-25, 2006 in Raleigh, NC

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A Two-Day Seminar in Raleigh, NC Led by Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. on State and Federal Employment Laws featuring keynote from expert Dr. Dennis Davis on Workplace Violence.

CAI's Annual Employment and Labor Law Update provides employers a one-stop opportunity to stay updated on state and federal employment laws, as well as recent court decisions affecting personnel policies and practices. This two-day program is led by experienced attorneys with Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., experts in state and federal labor and employment law, and features a keynote from Dr. Dennis Davis on Workplace Violence.

Dr. Dennis Davis is considered a national expert on Workplace Violence. An internationally recognized leader in behavioral risk management, he focuses on the critical areas of workplace violence prevention, sexual harassment prevention, and cultural diversity. His highly acclaimed book, Threats Pending, Fuses Burning: Managing Workplace Violence is widely considered the most effective guide to preventing workplace violence. His keynote presentation will focus on understanding and detecting the early warning signs, symptoms, and behaviors of individuals escalating toward violent acting out.

Expert presenters provide additional information on:

  •     How to Handle Employment Issues from a Legal Perspective
  •     New Regulations and New Developments in Compliance
  •     Affirmative Action/EEO Update
  •     The Top 10 Employer Mistakes That Result in Litigation
  •     ADA and FMLA
  •     Workers’ Compensation
  •     Workplace Harassment Law
  •     Affirmative Action

The seminar format provides the opportunity for interaction between attendees and attorneys to address specific employer issues.

“The seminar covers all aspects of Labor & Employment Law including in-depth information on EEO, labor relations, wage and hour and other state and federal laws affecting employers. Attendees will receive updates of developments over the year in key areas of employment law to help their organization remain compliant. We are honored this year to have Dr. Dennis Davis, a national expert on Workplace Violence, as our keynote speaker,” says Matt Keen, Shareholder at Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

“The Employment and Labor Law Update is one of the most highly anticipated events CAI provides, approximately 250 human resources and management professionals attended last year. With the keynote’s focus on workplace violence, you are sure to learn thought provoking content to create a safe environment for employees and the latest labor and employment laws to stay compliant,” says Bruce Clarke, CEO at CAI.

The Annual Employment and Labor Law Update is scheduled for 9am-4pm, May 24-25, 2006 at the NCSU McKimmon Center and includes lunch and break refreshments.

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About Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Ogletree Deakins is the nation's third largest labor and employment law firm, representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. The firm has more than 300 lawyers located in 24 offices from Miami to Los Angeles. The firm has three offices in North Carolina. In addition to handling labor and employment law matters, the firm has thriving practices focused on business immigration, employee benefits, and workplace safety and health law. Ogletree Deakins represents a diverse range of clients, including more than half of the Fortune 50 corporations in the U.S.

About CAI

CAI is a non-profit employers’ association serving the greater Research Triangle, Piedmont Triad, and 65 eastern counties of North Carolina. With offices in Raleigh and Greensboro, CAI provides over 1,200 member companies with executive, management and human resources information and services, including day-to-day telephone guidance, advice and training. More information is available at


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