New York, NY, December 04, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Randel Johnson, Senior Vice President, Labor, Immigration and Employee Benefits Division, The U.S. Chamber of Commerce will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Comprehensive Immigration Reform: Impact on Your Bottom Line.” This event is scheduled for February 6, 2014 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).
For further details, please visit: http://www.knowledgecongress.org/event_2014_Immigration_Reform.html
Immigration reform, either comprehensive or partial, seems highly likely within the next year or two. While the House is expected to introduce various new bills leaving the final details uncertain, employers should never-the-less be informed in order to better prepare for the inevitable outcome of this legislation and its consequences on their business.
A panel of thought leaders and practitioners will discuss the fundamentals and provide updates with respect to Immigration Reform. The presentation will be aired in a live two-hour webcast.
The faculty will discuss the following topics:
• Senate Bill 744 & Comprehensive Immigration Reform: An Overview
• Increased Allotment of H-1B Visas
• Mandatory E-Verify
• Work Authorization for Spouses of H-1B Employees
• Path to Permanent Residency (i.e., the Green Card)
• Other Provisions in S.B. 744
• Other Issues and Potential Impact on Companies
• Guidelines and Best Practices
• Latest regulatory updates
About Randel Johnson
Randel K. Johnson joined the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on December 1, 1997. As senior vice president, he is primarily responsible for labor, immigration, and employee benefits issues pending before Congress and the federal agencies.
Consulting with the Chamber's member policy committees and his staff of 11, Johnson determines the Chamber's position and sets strategy on a wide variety of issues that fall within the jurisdiction of his division. These include union-driven initiatives such as card check legislation, ergonomics, and blacklisting regulations; pension funding reform and health care; civil rights and wage and hour; and comprehensive immigration reform, including visa and border policy. Johnson regularly testifies before Congress and is widely quoted in the media on employment and immigration issues as a recognized expert in these fields.
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: www.knowledgecongress.org.