SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Thursday, May 5

Business Meeting

12:00 p.m. 1:30 Board of Directors Lunch Meeting
Open to all AGC Labor and Employment Law Council members. Advanced function registration required (no extra fee).

Symposium Sessions

1:40 2:00 Check-In
2:00 2:15 Chairman’s Welcome Remarks & Self-Introductions
Judith Williams-Killackey | Quarles & Brady | Milwaukee, WI
2:15 2:30 AGC of America Update
Denise Gold | Associated General Contractors of America | Arlington, VA
2:30 3:15 DOL Enforcement Priorities and Trends
Seema Nanda | Solicitor | U.S. Department of Labor | Washington, DC
3:15 3:45 Unwelcome Guests – the NLRB and Union Rights to Access Private Property
Timothy (Tim) Kamin | Ogletree Deakins | Milwaukee, WI
3:45 4:00 Break
4:00 4:50 A Legal and Actuarial Review of Withdrawal Liability Calculation Issues
Ben Ablin | Horizon Actuarial Services | Washington, DC
Thomas (Tom) Vasiljevich | Ogletree Deakins | Chicago, IL
Grace Ristuccia | Isler Dare | Vienna, VA
4:50 5:20 Down the Regulatory Rabbit Hole with Thorns: The Growth of Government-Imposed Penalties Against Construction Employers
Robert Fried | Practus | Leawood, KS/San Francisco, CA

Networking Events

7:00 p.m. End Dinner
Open to dinner registrants and their guests. Advance function registration and extra payment required.

Friday, May 6

Symposium Sessions

8:00 a.m. 8:25  Continental Breakfast
8:25 8:30 Introductory Remarks
Judith Williams-Killackey | Quarles & Brady | Milwaukee, WI
8:30 9:20 Current Issues at the NLRB’s Affecting Construction Employers: General Counsel’s Perspective
Jennifer Abruzzo | General Counsel | National Labor Relations Board | Washington, DC
9:20 10:10 COVID:  Lessons Learned and Continuing Issues
Karl Sorensen | Lusardi Construction | San Marcos, CA
Mike Schechter | AGC of Minnesota | St. Paul, MN
Travis Vance | Fisher Phillips | Charlotte, NC
10:10 10:20 Break
10:20 10:50 COVID:  Lessons Learned and Continuing Issues
10:50 11:20 Biden’s Executive Order on PLAs:  Something Old, Something New…
Jordan Howard | Associated General Contractors of America | Arlington, VA
11:35 12:25 The Primary Strike – What’s Protected, What’s Unprotected, and What the NLRB and/or Congress Might Change
Richard (Rick) Samson | Ogletree Deakins | Chicago, IL
12:25 1:30 Charles E. Murphy Keynote Address & Lunch
Lauren McFerran | Chairman | National Labor Relations Board | Washington, DC
1:30 1:40 Transitional Break
1:40 2:40 Modular Construction and the Implications for 8(e), Project Labor Agreements, and Prevailing Wage Laws
Gregory (Greg) Begg | Peckar & Abramson | River Edge, NJ
Robert (Bob) Roginson | Ogletree Deakins | Los Angeles, CA
Brian Shire | Susanin, Widman, & Brennan | Berwyn, PA
2:40 3:10 Open Forum for Discussion
3:10 3:15 p.m. Introduction of New Chairman & Closing Remarks