2016 October Chapter Meeting
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When: 10/05/2016
5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Where: Cobb Galleria Centre
Two Galleria Parkway
Atlanta, Georgia  30339
United States
Contact: SHRM-Atlanta

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October Chapter Meeting

Online registration is closed.  Please register onsite.

Cobb Galleria Centre | Wednesday, October 5 | 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM | #SHRMATL


The Political Reveal:

Legislative and Regulatory Developments in Employment Law and the Impact of the 2016 Elections

Sarah Lamar of HunterMacLean will present on pending employment legislation in the U.S. Congress, the likelihood of passage, and what may lay ahead for businesses and HR professionals depending upon the outcome of the presidential election and control of the House and the Senate. Topics include status of US DOL overtime exemption rules, immigration reform, paid leave bills, the Affordable Care Act, and NLRB joint employment decisions, among other issues.  Sarah will also discuss issues that may be addressed at the Georgia Legislature’s next session.

Learning Objectives:

  • Practical information about the latest employment laws and regulations
  • How a change in the White House and Congress may affect the legal landscape
  • What HR professionals should do to prepare for the various political outcomes
  • Trends in legislation at the state level and what to expect at the upcoming 2017 session

Interested in sponsoring this event? Review our remaining opportunities, or contact Jackie Choice for more information.


Registration Rates:

Advance Registration Deadline: October 3, 2016

Advanced On-Site
Member $40 $50
Non-Member $60 $70
Student Member $20 $25
Student Non-Member $35 $35
 Member (Table of 10) $400  N/A
 NonMember (Table of 10) $500  N/A


If paying via check, please note that your registration will not be confirmed until payment has been received.
Please mail your check, along with the invoice to:


3525 Piedmont Road
Building Five, Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30305

Cancellation Deadline: September 27, 2016


Sarah Lamar is a partner with the law firm of HunterMaclean in Savannah and practices in the area of employment law. Sarah has experience representing employers in employment litigation in state and federal courts regarding discrimination and employment laws such as Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, and Fair Labor Standards Act, among others. She also represents employers in breach of contract actions, including non-competes, and tort claims, and in agency investigations brought by the U.S. and Georgia Departments of Labor, the EEOC, OFCCP, and U.S. ICE. She conducts in-house training for employers and advises clients on a variety of human resource issues, including their federal affirmative action and immigration law obligations.


She received her B.A. in History from Yale University in 1988 and her J.D. from Emory University in 1991. Following law school, Sarah was a law clerk to the Honorable Richard B. Kellam, Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia. Sarah is AV-Rated by Martindale Hubbell, listed in Chambers USA for Labor & Employment Law, and included in the Best Lawyers-GA Edition in employment law since 2010. Sarah is currently the SHRM-GA Government Affairs Director and travels throughout the state speaking on legislative and regulatory developments.


Agenda Overview

4:45pm - 5:15pm: New Member Orientation (Room #111)
5:00pm - 5:45pm: Registration and Networking
5:30pm - 6:00pm: Doors open/Dinner
6:00pm - 6:05pm: Welcome & Announcements
6:05pm - 7:10pm: Presentation
7:10pm - 7:30pm: SHRM-Atlanta 2020 Vision

Cancellation Policy

Refunds will not be granted if cancellation is not received by the cancellation deadline of September 27, 2016. Send all cancellation notices via e-mail to info@shrmatlanta.org. Substitutions are allowed, however the non-member rate may apply. If we do not receive a cancellation notice you will be required to pay for this event, even if you are unable to attend.

Agenda Overview