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Four Workplace Seminars
When:
Monday, June 12
8:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Where:
Connecticut Convention Center
100 Columbus Blvd
Hartford

Contact:
Member Service Center
msc@ctbar.org
(844)469-2221

Workers' Compensation by the Numbers
About the Program
This seminar will provide an overview of key calculations that all workers’ compensation practitioners should know

You Will Learn (How to Calculate)
  • The average weekly wage and basic compensation rate for teachers, non-social security employees, voluntary firefighters, and minors
  • The occupational disease average weekly wage under 31-310c
  • The average weekly wage when there is concurrent employment
  • Temporary partial wage differential benefits
  • The relapse rate under 31-307b
  • Cost-of-living adjustments
  • Interest
CLE Credit
1.5 Hours (Skills)
Moderator
Francis "Bud" Drapeau
Leighton Katz and Drapeau
Vernon
Speakers
  Tushar G. Shah
Montstream & May LLP
Glastonbury
 Nicole B. Gehen
Halloran & Sage LLP
Hartford
Current Issues in the Workers' Compensation System

About the Program

This program will provide an informative annual review of workers’ compensation case law, a legislative update, and an address by the Agency Chairman Mastropietro on current issues facing the workers’ compensation system. 

You Will Learn

  • The latest workers' compensation case law from decisions rendered by the Compensation Review Board and Connecticut Appellate and Supreme Courts
  • About recent legislative developments
  • About issues of interest from the perspective of the Chairman
CLE Credit
1.5 Hours (AOP)
Moderator
Joseph J. Passaretti
Montstream & May LLP
Glastonbury
Speakers
Hon. John A. Mastropietro
 Workers' Compensation Commission
Hartford

Lucas D. Strunk
Strunk Dodge Aiken Zovas LLC
Rocky Hill
  John P. Clarkson
Law Offices of Cynthia Garraty
Hartford
Arbitrating Employment Disputes
About the Program

This session will be a practical review of current hot topics and practice tips in employment arbitration including: arbitrator selection, management conference, pleadings, discovery, dispositive motions, mandatory arbitration clauses, and class action issues as well as a discussion of the difference between arbitration and litigation. The session will be informal and interactive with a focus on suggestions and tips that are "not written in the rules."
CLE Credit
1.5 Hours (Skills)
Moderator
David Rintoul
Zeldes Needle and Cooper PC
Bridgeport
Speakers
Joseph D. Garrison
Garrison Levin-Epstein Richardson
Fitzgerald & Pirrotti
New Haven
D. Charles Stohler
Carmody Torrance 
Sandak & Hennessey
New Haven
Transgender Issues in the Workplace

About the Program

This seminar will present a discussion of employment law issues presented by transgender employees. Employers and their attorneys need to understand these issues and more in order to mitigate the chances of discrimination and be sure they are in compliance with required accommodations.

CLE Credit
1.5 Hours (AOP)
Moderator
Joshua Goodbaum
Garrison Levin-Epstein Fitzgerald & Pirrotti
New Haven
Speakers
Jennifer L. Levi
GLAD
Boston
Zachary D. Schurin
Pullman & Comley LLC
Hartford
Cost
Full Day
Member $279; Student Member $129; Non-Member $479

Includes the CBA Annual Luncheon and Meeting, conference breaks, and the President's Reception.

Plus, admission to four CLE education seminars, along with the course materials for all seminars. Full-day registrants will receive post-conference access to multiple On-Demand CLC seminars, that will allow you to earn your required 2017 MCLE credits through this event alone!

Half-day options available. Go to ctlegalconference.com for more information.

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE.

CLE materials for this seminar will be e-mailed to registrants prior to the Conference for download. Please note that refunds will not be granted once course materials have been sent.


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