West Metro RDC: What HR Issues Keep You Up at Night**
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West Metro RDC: What HR Issues Keep You Up at Night**

When: Thursday, February 13, 2020
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Mercer University
975 Blairs Bridge Road
Room 122
Lithia Springs, Georgia 
United States
Contact: SHRM-Atlanta

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West Metro RDC | What HR Issues Keep You Up at Night (And Some Practical Tips on How to Minimize Your Risks) | February 13, 2020


This fast-paced, interactive session will cover some of the most pressing HR matters of the day that cause HR Professionals to lose sleep at night and offer some practical tips for minimizing and, hopefully, avoiding liability. Among other things, this interactive session will cover dealing with the #MeToo Movement, vindictive former employees, negative social media posts, government investigations, modified duty requests and requests for accommodations, garnishments and unemployment claims.  Attendees will have ample opportunity to offer their feedback and to ask pertinent questions. 

Advanced Registration DeadlineJanuary 30, 2020






D. Albert Brannen | Managing Partner, Fisher & Phillips LLP

D. ALBERT (“BERT”) BRANNEN is Managing Partner in the Atlanta office of Fisher & Phillips LLP where he has practiced law for more than 35 years.

Bert represents employers exclusively in solving their labor and employment law problems and counsels them on how to comply with applicable laws, avoid or deal with workplace crises and prevent litigation. He regularly advises employers about increasing employee engagement and, when necessary, assists them with the negotiation, administration and arbitration of collective bargaining agreements. He is admitted to all state and federal courts in Georgia and the Supreme Court of the United States and has successfully represented employers in proceedings before the NLRB, EEOC, OFCCP, Wage and Hour Division, OSHA and other government agencies.

The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers elected Bert as a Fellow in 2015. He is active in the State Bar of Georgia and served as Chairman of the State Bar of Georgia’s Labor and Employment Law Section. He is a founding Board member of that Section’s Mentorship Academy and the Fulton County Daily Report named him Best Mentor in 2018. He served as past Chairman of Associated General Contractors’ national Labor & Employment Law Council. He is a member of the Electric Cooperative Bar Association (ECBA), the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM), the Human Resources Leadership Foundation (HRLF) and other professional groups.

Bert is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been annually named a “Super Lawyer for Labor & Employment Law” for the State of Georgia since 2005.!




Advanced Registration Deadline: January 30, 2020

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Member $40 $55
Future Member $60 $75
Student Member $20 $35


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Cancellation Deadline: February 6, 2020

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