35th Annual Labor Management Conference

  • Friday, April 7, 2017

    Bishop Connare Center, Greensburg, PA

    The 36th annual Labor-Management Conference, hosted by Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Employment and Labor Relations, will take place on Friday, April 7, 2017. This conference has a distinguished history of providing in-the-moment updates related to employment issues in both private sector and public sector workplaces. Conference sessions will focus on 2017 updates on workers’ compensation and employee benefits, wage/hour compliance issues, and the status of the ACA. In addition to presenters and panels of experts, each session will include active interaction between audience members and the panelists.

    Download the flyer for the 2017 Labor-Management Conference for additional details.

    Fees Include:

    Conference materials, continental breakfast, buffet lunch, and afternoon refreshments:

    • $100 for individuals
    • $90 per person for groups (two or more from one company)
    • $80 for all ELR/ILR alumni and SHRM members
    • $30 for current graduate students

    Registration is available through the IUP Marketplace.

    Program Agenda:

    7:30 a.m.—Registration and Continental Breakfast

    8:10—Welcome by Dr. David Piper, Chair of IUP ELR Department

    8:15–9:45—Session 1: Wage/Hour Compliance—2016 Investigations

    Presenter: Cynthia Horton, Wage/Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor


    10:00–11:30—Session 2: Employee Benefits Compliance

    Presenter: Frances Horn, JD, PHR, Employee Benefits Compliance Officer, JRG Advisors, LLC

    11:30–12:15—Buffet Lunch

    12:15–1:45—Session 3: Arbitration and Mediation Panel Roundtable

    Presenters: David Piper, Arbitrator; Jack Yoedt, JD, and Fulton Miklos, JD, FMCS Commissioners

    1:45–3:15—Session 4: Workers' Compensation in 2017

    Presenter: Vincent Quatrini, Jr., JD, Quatrini Rafferty