The premier labor and employment law conference, The Executive Employer®, is a multi-day event that covers the most significant legal developments and trends impacting the workplace. The theme of this year’s event is 2020 Vision: Employment & Labor Law Beyond the Horizon. It is designed specifically for in-house legal counsel and senior level executives in human resources, compliance, employee relations, and employee benefits to prepare their companies for the workplace of the future. Attendees will partake in three days of thought leadership, education, and networking.

The 37th annual Executive Employer Conference will take place May 6-8, 2020, at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort in Phoenix, Arizona.

The conference is an invitation-only event.

Registration opens on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, at a rate of $2295.

For more information, please email Executive Employer Conference.


What to Expect in 2020

Here’s a sample of what you can expect at this year’s conference. The full agenda will be available the last week of January.

Wednesday | May 6: Preconference sessions will harness Littler’s deep experience and expansive resources to address conducting lawful investigations in a new decade, the future of alternative worker arrangements, corporate diversity and inclusion initiatives, and the challenges facing industries across the country.

Thursday | May 7: Armed with an extensive understanding of dozens of different practice areas and how they are applied across various industries, conference sessions will address topics that include whistleblower retaliation, immigration compliance, pay equity across the globe, the future of employee screening, recent FMLA and ADA developments, and the compliance risks AI can pose to a company.

Friday | May 8: Find creative and alternative solutions to your workplace issues through interactive sessions featuring popular game shows adapted to highlight employment and labor issues, role playing, live actors and practical learning. Realistic scenarios will cover the difficult questions employers face on a daily basis.


2019 Conference Highlights

Please enjoy photos from the 2019 Executive Employer Conference and the highlights video below.


2019 Conference Materials

The 2019 Executive Employer Conference presentations and materials are available here for conference attendees. From your computer, enter the same username and password used to access the Executive Employer mobile app then choose “Schedule” from the menu. Files will be available to view or download from each session. Browsers that offer the best compatibility include Chrome, Firefox and Safari.

Presentation download instructions:

  1. Click on a session and scroll to the “Documents” section.
  2. Select the documents for download then choose “Favorite.”
  3. Steps 1 and 2 can be repeated for each session download.
  4. Once complete, click the “My Briefcase” tab on the menu and all “favorited” materials will be populated.
  5. Click on the envelope icon in the upper right hand corner and all materials can be emailed to yourself.