Annual Employment Law & HR Conference Features Gender Inclusion and FLSA Keynotes

EANE announced today its Annual Employment Law & HR Practices Conference to be held on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at the Springfield Marriott in Springfield, MA. The full-day conference will address the ever-changing issues facing employers in today’s workplace.

Featured keynote speakers will be Jessica Fraga, Continuous Improvement Consultant at MassMutual, who is a successful relationship-builder with a passion for diversity and inclusion. She will present “Breaking Ground on Gender Identity,” demonstrating how organizations can create transgender inclusive workplaces by moving from policy to practice.

Susan G. Fentin, Esq., a partner at the law firm of Skoler, Abbott, & Presser, will present “Minimizing Your FLSA Risk: Overtime is Money,” explaining the new DOL standards and sharing strategies for assessing impact and exposure on organizations.

“We recap the vital developments in state and federal employment law and review best-practices with an array of experts,” said Meredith Wise, President of the Employers Association of the NorthEast. “Participants walk away with practical guidance and big-picture strategies to use right away.”

The cost for the program is $285 per person with discounts for three or more. Register at or via phone at 877-662-6444. The program will offer 5.5 credits by the HR Certification Institute and SHRM.

Serving employers in the Northeast for over 100 years, EANE provides resources for organizations to maximize employee engagement and retention while minimizing risk. Over 900 members utilize the human resource information/hotline, learning and development and specialized human resource services.