The world of human resources might seem like a circus with fast-changing legislation, new regulations, and new legal opinions. To keep your company running smoothly, you need to plan well and understand these risks. Therefore, mark your calendars for October 10thfor NAAAHR’s Annual Employment Law Update. This update presents a great opportunity to discuss potential government initiatives and regulations, confer with top practitioners representing employers, participate in a multi-level program that will be of value regardless of your HR experience, enjoy a curriculum covering many aspects of the labor and employment law arena, and engage in dialogue on topics that may be of particular interest to you or your work. Specific topics to be discussed include:
I. LGBT/Sexual Orientation Discrimination: Navigating the Changing Legal Landscape
Clarifying Transgender Employee Issues Workplace Policy Essentials
II. FMLA/ADA Complications: Intermittent Leave, Termination and More
III. The Latest Annual Update on Employment Law Cases
An overview of the most important Supreme Court, Eleven Circuit, and Georgia employment law decisions from the past twelve months.
IV. Hot Employment Law Topics
A. Addressing Sexual Harassment Situations in the “#Me Too” Era- As the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) prepares to issue revised guidance on harassment in the workplace, we will discuss the current state of the law and likely trends going forward. What changes should employers consider for policies, training, claim investigation, and discipline? How should lawyers advise individuals claiming harassment? Have settlement values changed?
B. How to Manage Gender Identity in the Workplace?
General Counsel | NAAAHR Atlanta
Anita Thomas, Esq.
Partner | Nelson Mullins LLP
Tashwanda Dixon, Esq.
Partner | Balch & Bingham LLP
Sonya Madison, Esq.
Employment Consultant | Brightshare Consulting LLC