Apr 3rd, 2023

Register for the 21st Annual Human Resources and Employment Law Solutions Conference

Don’t miss this year’s premier Human Resources and Employment Law Conference—keeping you in touch with the latest legal developments impacting your workplace and offering effective solutions to the HR issues you face every day.

The conference is presented by the Print & Graphic Communications Association (formerly Printing Industries Alliance) and co-sponsored by Ferrara Fiorenza PC and Gilroy Kernan & Gilroy.

May 4, 2023: 8:30 am* – 4:00pm
May 5, 2023: 8:30 am* – 2:00 pm
*Registration and breakfast begins at 8:00 am

Turning Stone Resort Verona, New York

$425/person: Ferrara Fiorenza Clients
$525/person: Non-Ferrara Fiorenza Clients

The conference has been approved for 11 SHRM PDCs and 11 HRCI credits.

This year's conference has been thoughtfully designed to help you recognize HR trouble spots before they turn into expensive legal claims, while at the same time recognizing the challenges of our dramatically changed workplace and providing real-world solutions.

Conference Topics

-Quiet Quitting: Keys to Understanding, Engaging and Inspiring Today’s Workforce
Keynote Speaker:
Heather Cosgrove, Ph.D., Certified Professional Coach and Psychologist

-Avoiding the Most Common HR Mistakes Throughout the Employment Lifecycle: Recognize costly employer missteps before they are made.

This segment Includes:
-Hiring Done Right
-Performance and Daily Management Tips
-Counsel, Discipline and Discharge the Right Way

-Your Essential Employment Law Update
A highlight of our conference each year, learn what new laws are now governing your workplace, and take a look at what is soon coming around the corner.

-Put Me In, Coach: Taking a Coach Approach to Engage Employees
Keynote Speaker:
Merci Miglino, Master Certified Coach

-“This Law Can’t Apply to Me!” Why Workplace Harassment Claims are STILL on the Rise and How to Change It
We know the legal standards. We train our employees every year. And yet, harassment claims continue to increase - weakening our workplace culture and costing employers dearly both financially and in loss of focus. This provocative segment reviews the interpersonal context of this dilemma and suggests a fresh approach to our compliance efforts.

-Workplace Benefits Update
An informative look at the latest in innovative benefit design, tailored to today’s workforce.

-Ask the Experts
A conference wrap-up worth staying for, this is your opportunity to ask questions about conference topics, along with your real-world human resources and employment law issues. Draw on the expertise of our panel of experts, and your colleagues participating in the conference.

Conference Faculty:
Nicholas J. Fiorenza, Esq.,
Partner, Ferrara Fiorenza Law Firm
Michael L. Dodd, Esq., Partner, Ferrara Fiorenza Law Firm
Katherine E. Gavett, Esq., Partner, Ferrara Fiorenza Law Firm

Guest Speakers:
Heather Cosgrove, Ph.D
., Certified Professional Coach and Psychologist
Merci Miglino, Master Certified Coach
Ross Kraft and Andy Biernat, Strategic Risk Advisors, Gilroy Kernan & Gilroy


What previous years’ conference attendees have said:

-"Thought it was going to be a lot of law, but really appreciated that you blended in real-life themes and pressing issues we face today."

-"The program offers "realistic" advice, recommendations and suggestions that apply to our new normal."

-"I love the question/answer moments. I learn more from other HR department's experiences."

-"The Conference was phenomenal, exceeded my expectations."


Conference Facility:

Turning Stone Resort
5218 Patrick Road, Verona, NY
(at exit 33, NYS Thruway)

All sessions held in the Shenandoah Clubhouse, adjacent to the golf course behind Turning Stone.

Call Turning Stone at (800) 771-7711 and reference the "Print & Graphics" room block ($179.00 per night in the tower hotel). Room block expires March 28, 2023.


Michael L. Dodd

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