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March 2018

Happy Hour CLE: Tax Law Changes and Settlement of Employment Law Claims

March 1 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Warwick Hotel, 401 Lenora Street
Seattle, WA 98121 United States
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Join us for another WELA Happy Hour CLE: Tax Law Changes and Settlement of Employment Law Claims Presented by John Colvin of Colvin & Hallett Thursday, March 1, 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM John Colvin of Colvin & Hallett will address tax law changes made by the recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. John will speak to us about how the new tax law will affect the taxes paid by out clients relating to settlement, particularly as it pertains…

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April 2018

Happy Hour CLE: Updates on New Legislation to Help Your Clients

April 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for another WELA Happy Hour CLE! Thursday, April 5, 5:30 PM Come to a mini-CLE to learn about important new state laws written by WELA members that will help your practice! One new law prevents employers from obtaining our clients' health care records just because they sue under the WLAD (fixing the Lodis decision). Another new law deems void any contractual provision requiring confidential arbitration of discrimination claims. And there's more (e.g., Equal Pay Act amendments, sexual harassment…

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August 2018

WELA CLE at Safeco Field

August 20 @ 5:10 pm - 10:10 pm
SAFECO FIELD, 1250 1st Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98134 United States
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PRIVATE SUITE EVENT – CLE and SOCIAL MONDAY, AUGUST 20, 2018 Seattle Mariners v. Houston Astros Pre-Game CLE Purchase Tickets Here! WELA is sponsoring a CLE at Safeco Field on August 20, 2018. The CLE presentation will be made by Seattle Mariners General Counsel Fred Rivera. Mr. Rivera will speak about the employment relationship between the players and/or the players union and the team. This may include such discrete subjects as player contracts, negotiation, free agency, or implementation of the collective bargaining…

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September 2018

Happy Hour CLE: Seattle’s Wage and Hour Ordinances

September 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us for another WELA Happy Hour CLE! Thursday, September 20, 5:00 PM Come to a mini-CLE for a presentation by Kerem Levitas and Sarah Leyrer from the Seattle Office of Labor Standards! They will be discussing some of the claims available to us under Seattle's wage and hour ordinances. The presentation will be held between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. You can catch up with your WELA colleagues with drinks and light snacks following the presentation. The first drink is…

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October 2018

WELA’s 2018 Annual CLE – Trying Employment Cases Now

October 18 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Pacific Tower: Panoramic Room, 1200 12th Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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Join your WELA colleagues for a day of learning and lively discussion focusing on trying employment cases. Presentation topics will include focus groups, discovery that you’ll use in trial, presenting a problem plaintiff, trial technology, and more. Judges Dean Lum, Helen Whitener, and Beth Andrus will speak on effective trial presentations, and you won't want to miss the case law update with Jeffrey Needle and Michael Subit! Please contact us with any questions. Get your tickets soon to take advantage…

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