ACCA announces date for HVACR Labor and Employment Summit.

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A symposium on labor and employment law for HVACR contractors will be held October 4th and 5th at the Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans. During the day-and-a-half summit, which features workshops presented by Adams & Reese law firm, contracting business owners and managers will learn how to reduce liability risks when hiring employees. Topics such as methods of finding employees, policy manuals, sexual harassment, discrimination, and safety will be covered.



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HVACR Labor & Employment Summit Scheduled for October 2007



The Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA), the nationwide association of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) contracting businesses, has announced that it will hold a symposium on labor and employment law for HVACR contractors this fall. The HVACR Labor & Employment Summit will be held October 4 & 5 in New Orleans.

Finding and keeping good employees - and managing them while complying with the numerous laws that govern employment - is a key challenge for today's contracting businesses. During this day-and-a-half summit, contracting business owners and managers will learn how to reduce their liability risks while also providing a workplace environment that attracts the right kind of employees.

The workshops will be presented by Adams & Reese, one of the nation's leading law firms in the labor and employment arena, in an entertaining and enlightening format that will give contractors tools they can put into place in their business right away.

Among the topics to be addressed are:

o Finding the Right Candidate: Advertising, Interviewing, and Hiring
o Your Company's Policy Manual: Why You Need One and What It Should Say
o The Alphabet Soup of Law: ADA, FMLA, and Everything in Between
o When Employees Become Competitors and How You Can Avoid It
o Sexual Harassment and Discrimination: Steps You Need to Take
o Safety at the Workplace: OSHA Compliance

The summit will be held October 4 & 5 at the Hotel Monteleone in the French Quarter of New Orleans. Registration for the event is $495 for ACCA members and $595 for non-members. Register at www.acca.org/training/legal or call Vickie Ellis at 703-824-8856.

Rooms at the Hotel Monteleone may be reserved by calling 1-800-217-2033. Mention that you are attending the ACCA Labor & Employment Summit for the discounted room rate of $159.

For over forty years, ACCA has served the nationwide educational, policy, and technical interests of the small businesses who design, install, and maintain indoor environmental systems. For more information, visit www.acca.org

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