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Workplace Recording & Hush Money – Replay

Saturday, November 24, 2018 @10am

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Our Guest:

Peter Lowe, Atty.
Brann & Isaacson

Workplace Recording & Hush Money –

Peter is a partner at Brann & Isaacson. He provides advice and counsel on labor and employment law and education law.

Peter serves as lead labor counsel for some of the premier employers in Maine, including L.L. Bean, Inc. In this role, he advises clients on personnel practices and employee relations matters, including discrimination and harassment issues, layoffs and plant closures, union grievances and collective bargaining, disability and religious accommodation issues, conducting and supervising internal investigations, coordinating state and federal leave laws, and negotiating and drafting employment contracts and separation agreements.

Peter also represents public school districts and municipalities throughout Maine. He has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® (2013) (Employment Law-Management).

Peter presents each year at the Maine Human Resources Conference (2002 to present); the Annual Employment Law Update for Central Maine Human Resources Association (2004 to present); the Maine School Management Conference (1996 to present); the Maine Education Law Conference (2007 to present); and the L.L. Bean Human Resources Law Training (1999 to present).

In 2009, Peter was selected to edit the Maine Employment Law Letter, a monthly newsletter published by M. Lee Smith Publishers LLC.

Modern Leadership Development Strategies – Replay

Saturday, September 1, 2018 @10am

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Guest:

Allyn Walker
President
Dale Carnegie Training of Tennessee

allyn.walker@dalecarnegie.com
(615) 293-0884

Modern Leadership Development Strategies –

In his 18 years with Dale Carnegie Training, Allyn Walker has brought out natural talent in hundreds of sales professionals, companies and C-suite executives through Dale Carnegie courses and training. He loves cutting through clients’ barriers and sharing proven strategies that improve performance.

Allyn has led Dale Carnegie team in Middle and Eastern Tennessee since 2001, winning the Gold Cup, which is awarded to the world’s top franchises, in 2010 for North America. The distinction put Dale Carnegie of Tennessee in the top five franchises worldwide in terms of sales performance. He also has received several sales and production awards during his years with Dale Carnegie.

He started with the organization right out of college as an intern in Denver, Colorado, after graduating from Harding University with a BBA in sales. Allyn was born and raised in Blue Springs, Missouri, near Kansas City.

Drugs in the Workplace – Replay

Saturday, July 28, 2018 @10am

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Guest:

James P. Reidy
Shareholder
Sheehan Phinney

Drug Testing in the Era of Marijuana Legalization and the Opioid Crisis – 

Jim chairs the Sheehan Phinney’s labor and employment practice group. He practices in the areas of labor and employment law with an emphasis on assisting employers in effectively avoiding, or defending against, employment disputes. He represents management in organizations ranging from multi­national corporations, to closely ­held, family­-owned businesses, to not ­for­ profit entities and public sector employers. Since joining the Firm in 1989, Jim has expanded an already well­ established employment law practice group. This group is now recognized as one of the best labor and employment practices in Northern New England.

LL Bean: An HR Success Story – Replay

Saturday, July 7, 2018 @10am

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Our Guest:

Sarah Cox
Vice President
Human Resources
LL Bean

LL Bean: An HR Success Story –

Sarah joined L.L.Bean in 1986 and for the next several years held operational leadership and training roles in Customer Satisfaction while completing her Master’s Degree with a focus on organizational ethics.  After obtaining her graduate degree, she moved to Human Resources as a member of the Corporate Learning department where she developed leadership and management development programs.

Over the next two decades, she moved on to lead the company’s internal Organization Development consulting group focusing on organizational change initiatives, and then formed the Talent and Development function which included talent acquisition, strategic talent management, and corporate learning initiatives such as leadership development, executive coaching, rotational assignments and succession planning.  Most recently, Sarah has assumed leadership of Human Resources as Vice President.