14 March
Marriott Royal Aurora

HR Legal 2017

Special Offer
For government officials, employees of state research institutions, faculty and students of state universities participation cost — 10 000 rub. (without VAT)

Payment: 30 000 rubles
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The XXI annual conference of The Moscow Times newspaper, HR Legal 2017, is a traditional meeting point for professionals, lawyers, representatives of government agencies and HR managers of leading Russian and international companies to share their experience in dealing with labor disputes, to discuss labor legislation innovations, to work through the main issues of interaction with the courts and labor inspections and to analyze the intricacies of labor policy, document management and more.

The event's aim is to promote the coordinated development of the Russian legal system in the field of labor relations in the context of the country's current situation, as well as to try to work together to solve problems that employers face regularly.

At the event you will be able to exchange professional experiences and expert opinions, and also communicate informally with representatives of government agencies, business communities, lawyers and consultants. HR Legal 2017 is a great opportunity to ask questions and receive comments from influential professionals on the most pressing topics regarding the legal issues of HR management.


One-day conference with coffee breaks and lunch.


09:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Participants registration and morning coffee

10:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Session 1. Labor and migration legislation 2017: key changes and new challenges

A special session where representatives of government agencies and leading consultants will discuss the first outcomes of legislative changes in 2016 and early 2017, and tell about expected innovations in labor legislation.

Topics for discussion
•What did 2016 bring us? How did the main changes in labor legislation which came into force in 2017 affect business and relations between employees and employers? Further plans for industry regulation.
New requirements for auditing by regulatory and supervisory authorities. Law on inspection audits beginning 1 January 2017. What mistakes are made by employers and how to avoid them?
Employers take note: how do the conditions of foreign citizens' employment change? Key changes in migration legislation and their consequences for employers.
Qualifications system development in the Russian Federation: a burden or benefit for business? Which changes does the implementation of the system of professional standards entail?

Question for discussion
What did legislators not consider, and what did employers turn out to be not ready for? Which additional opportunities to protect their rights do employees obtain as a result?

11:30 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Coffee break

12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m. Session 2. Relevant practices concerning the application of labor law

Topics for discussion
Borrowed labour prohibition. Law 116-FZ in practice: how to use the advantages of outstaffing.
The particularities of regulating remote employees. The key nuances of concluding labor contracts with remote employees.
Independent qualifications evaluation: threats for employers. Influence of law 238-FZ on recruitment and evaluation: preliminary results.
The practice of electronic document flow use in staff record management. How to consider hidden risks? Cases of dispute when composing documents in electronic form.

1:30 p.m. 1:45 p.m. Coffee break

1:45 p.m. 3:00 p.m. Session 3. Labor disputes and court practice cases

Topics for discussion

Law 272-FZ: the practice of implementing changes in salary payment. Fines for the delayed payment of salaries, leave allowance and other labor payments, and for salaries which fall below the minimum statutory monthly pay.
What too scrupulous employees cannot do in conflicts with employers? Counter measures for employers and methods of fighting abuses by employees.
Review of court practices concerning the dismissal of employees. Reducing the headcount and staff restructuring: procedure, legal requirements and risks, and recommendations.
Differentiation of labor relations regulation between various categories of employers and employees. Dismissal impossible to retain: disputable points in the case of labor contract termination. How to win a case — lawyer's recommendations.
Migration legislation violation: court practice and key decisions.

3:00 p.m. 3:30 p. m. Lunch

Producer Daria Gracheva, +7 495 232-3200, ext. 1505, d.gracheva@vedomosti.ru

Sponsorship opportunities Alena Shtaer, +7 495 232-3200, ext. 4223,a.shtaer@vedomosti.ru

Participation in the project Ksenia Cherenkova, +7 495 232-3200, ext. 4226, k.cherenkova@vedomosti.ru
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