Friday, April 28, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM CDT
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Radisson Blu - Mall of America
2100 Killebrew Dr
Bloomington, MN 55425


$200 - First Person
$150 - Each Additional person from same organization

Need Room Accommodations?

We have reserved a number of guestrooms with a discounted rate of $159/night for their Superior Guestrooms.  Please mention the Wessels Sherman Group and either call 1.952.881.5258 or visit their website www.radissonbluemoa.com.  

If you have any issues registering for of our rooms, please contact:  caroline.jordan@radisson.com

HRCI, SHRM, CLE and CPE Credits

  • Approved for 7 Hours of HRCI (General) Credit

  • Valid for 7 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSMSHRM

  • 8.25 CPE credits
  • CLE Approved
    • 6.75 Iowa
    • 6.75 Illinois
    • 6.5 Minnesota
    • 7.0 Wisconsin


Justin Engelmann
Wessels Sherman
(952) 746-1700


Radisson Blu - Mall of America
2100 Killebrew Dr
Bloomington, MN 55425

Radisson Blu Mall of America offers indulgent amenities and unparalleled proximity to the largest indoor entertainment and shopping mall in the United States. Conveniently connected to Mall of America® (MOA) via skyway, the hotel also offers easy access to the Metro Transit Light Rail and the attractions of the Twin Cities. Amenities include:

  • State of the art fitness center
  • Indoor saline pool 
  • On-site restaurant
  • Wireless internet in every room
  • Solimar Spa & Salon
  • Easy Access to the Mall of America

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Managing Change Under A New Administration: 2017 Employer Empowerment Seminar 

Join business professionals from throughout the Midwest, for a full day of presentations on all the latest labor, employment and workplace legal developments from our experienced lawyers from Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa! 
7:15am — Registration/Continental Breakfast

8:00am — Welcoming Address

8:10am — Latest Workplace Developments, Trends and Issues Facing Employers in 2017. James Sherman

8:45am — The State of Labor Unions Today and How It Impacts Employers. Richard Wessels. 

9:15am — Assessing the Department of Labor's Influence Over Wage and Hour Law. Sean Darke.

9:45am — Pregnancy and Accommodations: How Employers Can Keep Up With Increasing Legal Requirements. Ryan Young. 

10:15am — How to Talk About Independent Contractors on Your Company's Website: A Potential Disaster Area. Nancy Joerg.

10:45am — How "Repealing and Replacing" the Affordable Care Act Will Impact Employers in 2017 and Beyond. Peter Hansen.

11:15am — Special Guest Speaker:
Nicholas Rogers - President of Minnesota United FC: Achieving Business Goals in Regulation Time.

12:00pm — Lunch (on your own - explore any of the 50+ restaurants in the Mall of America, attached by skyway to Radisson Blu Hotel, or dine in the hotel's own acclaimed Firelake Grillhouse & Cocktail Bar)

 1:30pm — The NLRB Under Trump: Continued Activism or Favorable to Business? Walter Liszka.

1:55pm — Intermittent Leave Under the FMLA: Solutions, Suggestions and Sympathy. Alan Seneczko.

2:25pm —  Dealing With Depression and Anxiety in the Workplace. Jennifer Adams Murphy. 

2:50pm — Employee Handbooks: Tips for Employers. Anthony Caruso. 

3:15pm — Best Practices for Hiring/Disciplining/Firing. Joseph Laverty. 

3:40pm — Promising Practices for Managing a Diverse Workforce to Avoid Legal Pitfalls. Allison Wells. 
4:05pm — 5 Key Legal Areas Multi-State Employers Must Know About Minnesota, Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin. Tyler Bohman. 

4:30pm — Conclusion and Drawing for Door Prizes. 

Register Now!

CANCELLATIONS must be received 72 hours prior to seminar for full refund. 

We reserve the right to limit registration to representatives of management.

Attention HR Professionals:

   This program is valid for 7 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.


This program approved for 7 Specified Credit Hours: HR (General). The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.

CLE Available:

  • 6.5CLE Hours approved for Minnesota 
  • 6.75 CLE hours approved for Iowa;
  • 6.75 CLE hours approved for Illinois
  • 7.0 CLE hours approved for Wisconsin

Attention Accountants:

NASBA 8.25 CPE credits are available. 

Wessels Sherman is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.  State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.  Complaints regarding sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.

Continuing Education Program Learning Objectives:

This event is designed for owners, executives, human resource professionals, managers, supervisors, controllers, and accountant professionals.  Attendees will gain an understanding of employment laws and issues employers encounter on a daily basis and how to handle them appropriately.

Program Level/Prerequisites/Preparation:

  • This program is considered a basic or introductory level program, with no prerequisites or advance preparation required.
  • This program is considered a Group-Live offering.
  • For information regarding administrative policies such as complaint or refund, please contact Jeff Kier at (952) 746-1700 or by email at jekier@wesselssherman.com.

About Wessels Sherman:

Established in 1985, Wessels Sherman was founded to serve employers nationwide in all facets of labor and employment law. Our attorneys devote their practices exclusively to representing management in workplace law.