Cobb RDC - Employment Law Nightmares: What's Keeping HR Awake at Night?
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When: 04/26/2017
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP
100 Galleria Parkway
Suite 1600 (17th Floor)
Atlanta, Georgia  30339
United States
Contact: SHRM-Atlanta

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Employment Law Nightmares: What's Keeping HR Awake at Night?

The new administration in Washington is implementing rapid change in many levels of government and HR professionals are wondering how those changes in regulations and enforcement might affect their businesses in the upcoming year. This presentation will offer HR leaders valuable insights on what to expect in terms of:

  • Government Agency Agendas: What will the enforcement posture look like at the EEOC, DOL, and NLRB?  What should companies worry about?
  • Employment-Related Legal Rulings and Regulations: What’s the status of the new OT pay regulations?  What about the DOL’s pay equity regulations? How are courts interpreting “reasonable accommodation” these days? What should businesses expect relating to immigration reform?
  • HR Best Practices: How should companies adjust their HR procedures, if any, to account for anticipated changes?
SHRM BoCK Areas Covered:
  • Business Acumen
  • Employee & Labor Relations
  • Risk Management
Please join us for a discussion of these and other hot topics affecting the practice of HR in 2017 and beyond!

Speaker: Greg Hare, Managing Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins

Greg Hare has been a labor & employment lawyer with Ogletree Deakins for nearly 25 years – and he’s now the Managing Shareholder in Atlanta.

His practice focuses on assisting companies with HR challenges, government investigations, and employment litigation matters – such as wrongful termination, sexual harassment, employment discrimination, wage and hour disputes, and employment contracts.  He advises clients on HR topics like employee discipline and discharge, severance agreements, layoffs, family and medical leave, and use of independent contractors. Greg proactively helps companies reduce exposures by developing management training programs, allowing managers to spot and resolve issues before they mushroom into costly legal disputes.

His recognitions include: Best Lawyers in America (attorney rankings guide); Super Lawyer (Georgia Law & Politics publication); Leading Lawyer for Business (Chambers USA attorney guide); AV Rated (Martindale-Hubbell).



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View driving directions to the Freeman Mathis & Gary office located in the Galleria complex across from the Waverly Hotel.

Parking: There is a parking lot located directly outside of the building. There is no charge for parking.

 5:30 pm-6:00 pm Registration, Networking & Dinner
 6:00 pm-7:30 pm  Announcements & Speaker Presentation

Advance Registration Deadline: April 19, 2017
Cancellation Deadline: April 19, 2017

 Registration Rates:
   Advanced  Regular
 Member  $25  $40
 Non-Member  $35  $50
 Student Member  $15  $30

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 Policy:  Refunds will not be granted if cancellation is not received by the specified deadline. Please note, registrations on or after the date of cancellation, are not eligible for refunds.  Send all cancellation notices via e-mail to 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.