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Employment Law Seminar and local business panel

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9th
8:30 am – 3 pm

Hotel Colorado,
Glenwood Springs

$55 per person; includes lunch

Is your business ready for the latest labor laws? This seminar is a must for HR managers, business owners, and management teams!

2019 is almost over and there continues to be dramatic changes in employment law. Come learn how these updates impact HR, as well as resources to help your organization implement changes. ASAP Accounting & Payroll, Cura HR, and Bechtel Santo & Severn are joining together to provide an informative labor law seminar to employers in the Roaring Fork Valley. In addition, we’ve got a great local business panel featuring Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, who will present how an Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) can help better your business.

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Employment Law Update

Presented by Michael C. Santo, Co-founder and Managing Attorney, Bechtel Santo & Severn

This year, Colorado legislature introduced a number of employment bills that will surely impact HR for businesses of all sizes. Further, both Federal and State agencies and courts continue to reshape previously enacted labor laws. We’ll cover some of the highlights as it relates to the Equal Pay Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the National Labor Relations Act. In addition, we’ll touch on some hot topics in HR including use-it-or-lose it vacation leave policies, common wage and hour mistakes, and compensation best practices.

About Michael C. Santo

Employment law attorney Michael Santo is cofounder and partner at Bechtel Santo & Severn in Grand Junction, Colorado. Since 1994, Michael has focused his practice on defending companies in employment litigation, including discrimination lawsuits; wrongful discharge; and wage and hour matters. Counseling companies on day-to-day employment issues is also an important part of Michael’s practice. This includes advising employers on hiring, discipline, and termination decisions; on leave and disability issues; and on preparing and revising employee handbooks. By helping employers develop sound personnel policies, Michael assists many Colorado companies, large and small, in minimizing the risk of employment-related litigation.

Local Business Panel: How the Entrepreneurial Operating System Elevated Our Business

Presented by Steve Beckley, Owner, and Eric Brotherson, HR Manager, Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park and Iron Mountain Hot Springs

Have you heard of the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS)? Learn how Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park and Iron Mountain Hot Springs used EOS to take their businesses to the next level. Panelists will share personal stories, challenges, and practical tips into this systematized approach to raising business success.

Steve Beckley

About Steve Beckley

Steve Beckley and his wife, Jeanne, opened Glenwood Caverns and the Historic Fairy Caves to the public in 1999. Today, Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park is a thriving vacation destination. Steve and Jeanne also brought another historic Glenwood Springs site back to life with the opening of the Iron Mountain Hot Springs. Together, they bring a passion for community and dedication to service to their team.

Eric BrothersonAbout Eric Brotherson

Eric studied human resources management at Kansas State University and has been at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park and Iron Mountain Hot Springs for more than 10 years. He also worked in human resources for the Aspen Skiing Company and at a ski shop in Summit County. He enjoys working for a smaller, more intimate company where he gets to know everyone. His excitement, energy and support allows all employees to achieve their goals.

Seminar Moderators

Diana MurrayDiana Murray
Vice President of Operations, ASAP Accounting & Payroll

Diana has spent more than 10 years with ASAP, leading the charge on the company’s marketing, community involvement, and customer onboarding efforts. Diana’s passion is working with small businesses — getting to know their operations and challenges and finding the right mix of solutions and resources to meet their needs. Diana also serves on the board for the Durango Chamber of Commerce and is an active member of Durango Area Human Resource Managers.

Jessica JunkerJessica Junker, PHR, SHRM-CP
Senior HR Consultant, Cura HR

Jessica is a native of the Western Slope and Cura HR’s presence supporting local businesses. Cura HR is a boutique human resources consulting company based in Denver. Jessica helps her clients with proactive growth and HR strategy, as well as with overwhelming projects, and of course those scary HR issues like harassment or terminations.

Hotel Colorado

If you’re coming from out-of-town and would like a place to stay, check out the historic Hotel Colorado!

Hotel Colorado
526 Pine St.
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
Reservations: 800-544-3998
Local: 970-945-6511