Second Annual Update on Labor & Employment Law for the Construction Industry was held on November 17, 2016On Thursday, November 17, Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P., in conjunction with the Pelican Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors, Louisiana Associated General Contractors, Concrete Aggregates Association of Louisiana, Louisiana Asphalt Pavement Association and the Alliance Safety Council hosted the Second Annual Update on Labor & Employment Law for the Construction Industry at the Crowne Plaze Baton Rouge. For more information on the event, click here.
About Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P.:
Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. has approximately 70 attorneys with offices in Baton Rouge and New Orleans. Seminar speakers Murphy Foster, Melissa Shirley, Jerry L. Stovall, Jr., John Andrishok, and Sunny Mayhall work out of the firm's Baton Rouge office, while Joe Hugg, and Rachael Jeanfreau are in the New Orleans office. All of the speakers practice in the firm's Labor & Employment Group.
About The Alliance Safety Council:
Alliance Safety Council is a member-driven association providing online and instructor-led safety training as well as technology and records management services. Alliance has delivered 700,000-plus training units and trained 180,000 students annually from every state in the U.S. and internationally. The association offers basic orientation safety training and courses that help companies meet their annual OSHA requirements in addition to its highly acclaimed programs, such as Certified Occupational Safety Specialist® (COSS), Certificate for Occupational Safety Managers (COSM), Safe Supervisor™ and PowerSafe™. In a consortium with Louisiana State University’s College of Engineering, Alliance offers OSHA training as the Mid-South OSHA Training Institute Education Center. Mid-South is one of only 26 OSHA-authorized centers in the U.S. and the only center located in Louisiana. For more information, visit www.alliancesafetycouncil.org.
About The Pelican Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors:
The Pelican Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors was incorporated in April 1980 from the outgrowth of the merit shop in Louisiana and the need to adequately service the construction industry throughout the state. It has developed into a statewide, diverse, non-profit, trade association of contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and associates who have joined together to advance the construction industry by aggressively supporting the merit shop philosophy and the free enterprise alliance. The Pelican Chapter has grown tremendously over the past twenty-two years and we have soared to great heights. Pelican Chapter now has over 480 members and covers 52 parishes in the state of Louisiana.
About Louisiana Associated General Contractors:
Louisiana Associated General Contractors is the only statewide, full-service construction trade association representing nearly 800 general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and service firms throughout Louisiana. Formed in 1949, Louisiana AGC is one of 94 chapters of the 33,000-member Associated General Contractors of America, headquartered in Washington, D.C. Louisiana AGC's mission is to be the voice of the Louisiana construction industry. The association offers a full range of services to its members to help them succeed and improve in their day-to-day operations.
About The Concrete & Aggregate Association of Louisiana:
The Concrete & Aggregate Association of Louisiana is a group of companies and people who voluntarily come together to meet common needs, solve common problems, and accomplish common goals, relative to Portland cement concrete. Our stated mission is "To serve the membership and increase the use of Portland cement concrete in the construction and rehabilitation of airports, highways, industrial facilities, streets, parking lots, residential homes, commercial buildings and other construction related uses throughout Louisiana, by providing the public with a quality product that is safe, cost effective and environmentally sound."
About The Louisiana Asphalt Pavement Association:
The Louisiana Asphalt Pavement Association is a nonprofit trade association established in 1959: to promote and foster the business of asphalt plant owners and operators, to promote plantmix asphalt with and use by various agencies, such as, by way of example and without limitation, the federal government and its departments and agencies, the State of Louisiana, the Department of Highways, and other agencies of the state, parish and municipal; governments, city, town and municipal street departments, and various industrial concerns; to strive for the production of better asphalt pavement, and to this end, to utilize local materials where possible, to encourage sound business methods and practices; to foster and advance the progress of the industry as a whole; and in general, to enter into and engage in any lawful activity incidental to or necessary or desirable for the carrying on of any of the foregoing purposes.