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Rebecca L Marks, Of Counsel, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Employment Law: Hot Topics in Canada in 2014 and Beyond

New York, NY, August 29, 2014 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Rebecca L Marks, Of Counsel, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Employment Law: Hot Topics in Canada in 2014 and Beyond.” This event is scheduled for December 1, 2014 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).

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About Rebecca Marks

Rebecca Marks is Of Counsel, International Practice Group to the International Practice Group of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., which provides worldwide labor and employment law support in over 100 countries. Her expertise includes crafting practical, business-centric advice on international employment issues for U.S. management of multinational corporations. She supports human resources internationally and manages outside foreign counsel to achieve best results in employment relations issues including wage and hour, discrimination allegations, disciplinary procedures, performance improvement, terminations and enforcement of non-competes. Rebecca also prepares and provides advice on employment policies, contracts, termination agreements and global mobility. Prior to joining Ogletree Deakins, Rebecca was Senior Corporate Counsel responsible for international employment issues in 20+ different countries for Pegasystems Inc. in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She is proficient in French and has lived 22 years in France, Australia, Spain, Peru, Argentina and Brazil.

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

Ogletree Deakins International LLP is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. The firm has 700 lawyers located in 45 offices across the United States and in Europe, and advises clients operating worldwide – offering cross border solutions to the key challenges in managing a global workforce. Ogletree Deakins is the “Law Firm of the Year” in both the Employment Law – Management and Labor Law – Management categories in the 2014 edition of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list. 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, from small businesses to Fortune 50 companies.

Event Synopsis:

In this two-hour LIVE webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders will help employers, workers, and businesses understand the important and current issues in Employment Law in Canada that are affecting employees and employers.

Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course will include:

− Supreme Court of Canada: Recent Actions
− White Collar Health and Safety Work Refusals
− Incentive Programs Compliance and Risk
− Work-place Privacy Challenges, Mitigation, and Damages
− Confidentiality Agreements and Social Media
− Absenteeism: Reasonable Penalties
− Restrictive Covenants Signed by Employees
− Non-Competition, Non-Solicitation and Confidentiality Agreements
− Employers and Workers Rights Protection

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