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Date:November 21, 2013
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Legal seminar for employers to be held Dec. 3 in Lafayette
Event will focus on new legal developments affecting the workplace

LAFAYETTE, La. A seminar instructing employers on changes in employment law, including recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings affecting the workplace, will be held Tuesday, Dec. 3, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Lafayette, 2032 NE Evangeline Thruway in Lafayette.

The public is invited to attend the half-day seminar, hosted by the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC), Lafayette Regional Business Advisory Committee and Lafayette Economic Development Authority. It will cover employment-at-will, discrimination laws and claims; the Family Medical Leave Act, enforcement trends and the Defense of Marriage Act; and the Civil Rights Act, harassment, supervision and effects on employers.

Jason El Koubi, president and CEO of the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce, will give the keynote address. El Koubi joined the Chamber in 2013 after serving as assistant secretary for Louisiana Economic Development where he managed state programs related to economic competitiveness, business intelligence and community and small business development.

Labor law presentations will be given by Rob Roux, an attorney with LWC for more than 22 years working in regulatory services, workforce development, human resources and policy development.

For more information and registration details, click here. A registration fee of $55 per person includes continental breakfast and lunch and can be paid by credit card or check.

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