Lunch & Learn - May

Employment Law for Business Owners

May 21, 12:00 - 1:30 pm
Session + Box Lunch = $15/person

Registration Closes May 15, 5:00 pm


This 90 minute session goes into detail on the laws that employers need to know of and comply with to keep their businesses thriving. Having an understanding of and handle on employment practices saves employers time, burden, and avoids costly government or legal action.

Attendees will be able to:

  • Understand the concept of at-will employment and identify misconceptions
  • Be familiar with EEO laws and most common discrimination claims
  • Learn important wage and hour laws
  • Be aware of federal and Minnesota leave laws


Presented by:

Heather Kaiser, JD, HR Consultant/Attorney at Associated Benefits and Risk Consulting

Heather Kaiser offers practical guidance and helps employers find solutions to employment, compliance and risk management issues through a legal lens.

Heather educates and advises employers on all aspects of employee relations and employment law, including compliance with state and federal laws, leaves of absence, discrimination, harassment, accommodations, discipline and discharge, wage and hour obligations, unfair competition and other issues that arise in the workplace.

Heather also helps employers improve their workforce through employee trainings on respectful workplaces and management trainings on topics such as conflict management, discipline and discharge, employment law, recruiting, engagement, leadership and more.

In addition to Heather’s employment guidance, her background includes nearly a decade of litigation experience as an attorney. Her prior experience includes litigating for a regional insurance company, handling business disputes and employment actions. Heather has represented clients in state and federal courts, before the Minnesota Department of Human Rights and other state commissions, Department of Employment and Economic Development (unemployment), Department of Commerce, Department of Labor and other agencies, which gives her a unique perspective when helping clients with their employment and business law needs.


Lunch catered by Breaking Bread Cateringa social enterprise restaurant and catering service in North Minneapolis offering fresh and flavorful global, comfort foods while supporting a social mission and vision.