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Clifford L. Hammond, Senior Attorney, Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Event

New York, NY, August 22, 2017 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Clifford L. Hammond will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “The NLRB Joint Employer Doctrine: Exploring 2017 Trends and Developments Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled for Tuesday, August 22, 2017 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM (ET).

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About Clifford L. Hammond

Clifford Hammond is a member of Foster Swift's Employers Services practice group in the Southfield office where he focuses his practice on employment and labor law counsel and litigation. He has extensive experience with the National Labor Relations Act, Michigan Employment Relations Commission, Federal and State Courts, State and Federal administrative agency proceedings, collective bargaining, arbitration, mediation, union avoidance, employment litigation, and dispute resolution.

About Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC

Foster Swift is a full-service law firm that provides one-stop customized service to its clients including businesses, public entities, non-profits and individuals. Founded in 1902, The firm has earned a reputation for outstanding client service, for a results-minded attitude and for across-the-board legal excellence. Foster Swift’s organizational infrastructure is designed and maintained with client service as the top priority. Each attorney focuses in just a few areas enabling him or her to be highly skilled which provides clients prompt access to attorneys with significant experience and current in virtually every area of the law.

Event Synopsis:

For the past years, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) along with the Courts from different jurisdiction, has considered joint employer under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) as the act or the ability of two entities to exercise immediate and direct control over the significant terms, conditions, and regulations of employment. However, due to the remarkably high number of unfair labor practice filed against franchisors and employers, the Board has broadened the definition and scope of joint employment. In this light, listen as a notable team of thought leaders, professionals and labor & employment lawyers brought together by The Knowledge Group, provides the audience with an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments surrounding NLRB’s Employer Doctrine.

Key topics include:

· NLRB Joint Employer Doctrines – Overview and Update
· 2017 Trends and Developments
· Recent Court Decisions
· Scope and Qualifications
· Employer Doctrines Under Trump Administration
· Potential Risks, Threats, and Legal Challenges

About The Knowledge Group/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:
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