BUSINESS X-CHANGE – October 9, 2019
Business X-Change meets regularly throughout the year at the Portage County Business Council office. A roundtable series of meetings that allows business owners and their employees the opportunity to discuss pertinent topics, learn from local industry leaders and, most importantly, learn from each other.
There is no cost to attend and a continental breakfast is included.
Topic: "Five Important Take-Away's for Wisconsin Employers from the Recently-Completed U.S. and Wisconsin Supreme Court Terms."
Attorney Brian G. Formella
Anderson O'Brien Law Firm
About the Program: Join with Attorney Brian Formella as he facilitates a discussion that will assist PCBC employers in their roles as employers and lessen their legal risks. Topics will include:
- Important differences between state and federal employment laws
- Wage and hour law, including when travel time is compensable in certain contexts
- Limits of disability accommodations in the workplace
- Criminal conviction law in Wisconsin (recent legislative decision)
- Expected topics in the upcoming Supreme Court term that relate to employers
About our Speaker:
Brian Formella graduated from Marquette University with B.A. degrees in English and Economics and from Marquette University Law School with honors. After graduating, he was a Law Clerk to Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Louis J. Ceci. His areas of practice include employment and labor law, municipal law, environmental law, real estate and general business law. Brian has a strong legal background in employment, labor and municipal law. He works with employers to establish sound employment practices. He is also aggressively defended employers against discrimination accusations.
What is Business X-Change? A roundtable presentation which allows business owners and their employees the opportunity to discuss pertinent topics, learn from local industry leaders and, most importantly, learn from each other. Business X-Change meets regularly throughout the year from 7:30 - 8:30am at the Portage County Business Council office.
Special THANK YOU to Anderson O'Brien for their sponsorship of this program.
- Occurred Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am