New York, NY, September 17, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Brett E. Coburn, Partner, Alston and Bird LLP to Speak at KC’s OFCCP Compliance Issues: Ever-Increasing Employment Obligations on Federal Contractors Live Webcast.
The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Brett E. Coburn, Partner, Alston and Bird LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “OFCCP Compliance Issues: Ever-Increasing Employment Obligations on Federal Contractors Live Webcast."
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About Brett E. Coburn
Brett Coburn is a partner who concentrates his practice on employment litigation and counseling. He regularly litigates employment discrimination and retaliation cases, as well as wage and hour cases under the FLSA and various state laws. He also has extensive experience litigating cases involving breach of employment contracts, violation of non-competition and other restrictive covenants, misappropriation of trade secrets, defamation, breach of employee duties, tortious interference and related customer and employee raiding claims. He also litigates cases involving claims against public accommodations under Title III of the ADA.
In addition to litigation, Brett's practice includes drafting and advising clients regarding employment agreements, restrictive covenants and separation agreements; counseling employers on compliance with federal and state employment laws; assisting employers in identifying and reducing risks associated with their hiring processes; minimizing exposure during reductions in force; assisting federal contractors in affirmative action compliance; defending against EEOC, OFCCP and U.S. Department of Labor Wage & Hour Division investigations and audits; and advising on employment-related issues arising in corporate transactions.
About Alston & Bird LLP
Alston & Bird is a leading national AmLaw 50 firm. The firm’s core practice areas are intellectual property, complex litigation, corporate and tax, with national industry focuses that include financial services, technology, health care, manufacturing, life sciences and energy. The firm has built a reputation as one of the country’s best employers, appearing on FORTUNE magazine’s ranking of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” 15 consecutive years, an unprecedented accomplishment among law firms in the United States. The firm has offices in Atlanta, Brussels, Charlotte, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, Research Triangle, Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C.
In this two hour live webcast, a panel of thought leaders and seasoned professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group will help employers, workers, and business organizations better understand the wide array of new employment-related obligations being imposed on federal contractors by various executive orders and regulations enforced by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP).
Key topics include:
· Increasing Employment Opportunities for Veterans and Disabled Individuals
· Ensuring Pay Transparency in the Workplace
· OFCCP’s Compensation Standards
· Protecting LGBT Rights
· Self-Reporting of Civil Rights, Safety and Wage and Hour Violations
· Restricting Arbitration of Employment Disputes
· Raising the Federal Minimum Wage
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: http://theknowledgegroup.org/