State and Federal Legislative Updates and Developments(LIVE)

Labor and Employment Law Section Presents:
State and Federal Legislative Updates and Developments
Co-Sponsored by HSBA

Date and Time:
 Friday, July 28, 2017 12:00pm to 1:00pm
You are welcome to come early for networking and lunch from 11:30am to 12:00pm!

Cades Schutte
1000 Bishop Street, #1200
Honolulu, HI 96813
Credit: This seminar qualifies for 1 CLE Credit
Reminder: RSCH Rule 22(b) requires one CLE credit in ethics or professionalism education to be completed every three-years.The current block period to complete the ethics requirement is 2015-2017.  

Free Labor and Employment Law Section Members (LIVE)
$35 All Other HSBA Members (LIVE)
$45 All Non-HSBA Members (LIVE)

Attorneys may join the Labor and Employment Law Section to take advantage of the Section Member rate, membership is $20*.

*If you would like to join the Labor and Employment Law Section, please submit separate checks made out to HSBA for Labor and Employment Law Section membership payment and download this CLE Registration Form.

Register Early! As always, space is limited.

Cancellation requests must be received (in writing to or mail) by Friday, July 21, 2017 for a full refund.  There will be no refunds for No-Shows. 


In this program, you will hear from a panel of distinguished speakers about recent state and federal law developments. Ryan Sanada, Esq., Hawaii Employers Council, will provide a review of the 2017 Hawaii legislative employment law initiatives, including paid sick leave, social media privacy, expansion of the Hawaii Family Leave Law, changes to the definition of independent contractors, increased penalties for failure to comply with Hawaii employment laws, and revisions to Hawaii’s workers’ compensation system. Robin Wurtzel, Esq., Hawaii Civil Rights Commission, will share her insights and perspectives on civil rights related Hawaii legislative initiates. And John Knorek, Esq., Torkildson, Katz, Moore, Hetherington & Harris, will cover the recent developments at federal employment agencies and the possible impact the Trump budget proposal may have on these agencies. You will learn what is happening at the NLRB, DOL, EEOC, and OFCCP and how Federal Appellate Courts as well as the Supreme Court may rule on pending employment and labor law cases.


John Knorek, Torkildson Katz Moore Hetherinton
Ryan Sanada, Hawaii Employers Council
Robin Wurtzel, Hawaii Civil Rights Commission
How to Register:

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Non HSBA Members and HSBA members paying by checkPlease download this form and submit to the HSBA to register.  Form of payment must be received with registration to process

ADA Accommodation: If you would like to request an accommodation, please contact us at or call 537-1868 and ask for the HSBA CLE Department at least 2 business days before the seminar.

Notice of Videotaping: With the permission of guest speakers, the HSBA selectively webcasts and videotapes CLE seminars for attorneys not physically present in the seminar room. As an in-person attendee your voice and likeness may be included in the webcast or videotape. By attending the seminar you are authorizing the HSBA to include name, voice and likeness to the extent included in the webcast or video recording. Video recordings may be made available or purchase and viewing on the HSBA website. 


Questions? Please contact HSBA CLE Department at 537-1868 or 
7/28/2017 - 7/28/2017

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