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St. Louis, MO – The 2009 Human Resources and Employment Law Conference will include government agencies, law firms, and human resource experts presenting seminars to help companies understand how the employment and labor law landscape has changed and what the future may bring. The Conference will include perspectives on the legal and human resource ramifications of downsizing in the current economic downturn and present updated information about the Employee Free Choice Act, the recent U.S. Supreme Court’s Lilly Ledbetter ruling, and the WARN Act.

The conference also will assist companies in planning for increased productivity, recruitment, and retention strategies and provide best practice examples of individual company’s experiences.

“This is an important conference for all employers, whether AIM members or not, to attend. AIM is a solid source for the most current information about significant recent changes in employment law at the state and federal levels,” said Ruth Binger, an attorney who is organizing the conference. “We’ll be discussing laws—both case law and new legislation—that impact companies of all sizes.”

Human Resources professionals and attorneys are encouraged to attend. Attorneys will receive 12.4 hours of CLE credit from the Missouri Bar Association.

For more information about attending the conference, contact Jan Schanbacher at (573) 634-2246 or visit

Ruth Binger, a principal with Danna McKitrick, P.C., a St. Louis law firm, is chair of the AIM Human Resource & Employment Law Committee. She serves both emerging and mature businesses concentrating on corporate law, intellectual property and technology law, as well as labor and employment law. She has received numerous awards including the 2008 “Lawyer’s Lawyer” award category in the annual Women’s Justice Awards sponsored by the St. Louis Daily Record.

About AIM: Associated Industries of Missouri is the oldest and premier statewide business association that works toward resolving problems facing employers in the state. Created as the first trade organization in Missouri, it addresses issues in the state capitol, both in the legislative process and in the courts, as well as other public venues. AIM offers conferences and seminars to its members regarding the most recent changes in environmental, tax, and workplace law it also offers its members cost-saving programs pertaining to employee benefits or operational expenditures.

About Danna McKitrick, P.C.: Located in Clayton, Mo., Danna McKitrick, P.C. represents businesses (emerging to national), insurers, government-related entities, and individuals throughout the Bi-state St. Louis area and adjoining states. To supplement its local resources, the firm is a member of MSI Global Alliance – an international association of more than 250 member firms in 100 countries.



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