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The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee and the
City County and Local Government Law Section and the Labor and Employment Law Section present
39TH ANNUAL PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT LABOR RELATIONS FORUM

Course Classification: Intermediate Level
October 24-25, 2013

Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport
9300 Jeff Fuqua Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32827
(407) 825-1234
Orlandoairportl.hyatt.com

Course No. 1633R





Thursday, October 24, 2013


12:45 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Late Registration

1:00 p.m. – 1:10 p.m.
Welcome/Opening Remarks
Gregg Morton, Hearing Officer, PERC, Tallahassee

1:10 p.m. – 2:05 p.m.
Public Employees Relations Commission Update
Mike Hogan, Chair, PERC, Tallahassee
Stephen A. Meck, General Counsel, PERC, Tallahassee
Gregg Morton, Hearing Officer, PERC, Tallahassee

2:05 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
To Tweet or Not To Tweet: What Public Employees (and Employers) Should Know About Social Media
Debbie C. Brown, Thompson, Sizemore, Gonzalez & Hearing, P.A., Tampa

3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Break

3:15 p.m. – 4:05 p.m.
Issues and Trends in Title VII and the FCRA
Robert J. Sniffen, Sniffen and Spellman, P.A., Tallahassee
Heather Tyndall-Best, Sniffen and Spellman, P.A., Tallahassee

4:05 p.m. – 4:55 p.m.
Litigating Attorney’s Fees Awards in Labor Cases
David Young, Fisher & Phillips, LLP, Orlando

5:00 p.m. – 5:10 p.m.
Joint City, County & Local Government and Labor and Employment Section Meeting (all invited)

5:10 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Section Meetings (all invited)

6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
All Members’ Reception (Included in Registration Fee)

Friday, October 25, 2013

8:35 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Opening Remarks

8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Litigating Veterans’ Employment and Reemployment Rights Cases
Kathryn S. Piscitelli, Orlando

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Break

10:15 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.
Special Magistrates – Panel Discussion
Robert Kilbride, Fox Wackeen Dungey et al, LLP, Stuart
Thomas W. Young, III, Port Charlotte

11:10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
FRS & Pension Developments
James Linn, Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A., Tallahassee

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Luncheon (Included in Registration Fee)

1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Ethics / Professionalism
Paul A. Remillard, Remillard Law Firm, Tallahassee

2:15 p.m. – 3:05 p.m.
Financial Urgency Update
Michael Mattimore, Allen, Norton & Blue, P.A., Tallahassee
Noah Scott Warman, Sugarman & Susskind, P.A., Coral Gables

3:05 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Break

3:15 p.m. – 4:05 p.m.
Federal 11th Circuit and Florida Public Sector Update
F. Damon Kitchen, Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP, Jacksonville
J. Evan Gibbs, Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP, Jacksonville

4:05 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Questions, Answers and Closing Remarks






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