Change has Arrived: Is Your Company Prepared? – NRV-SHRM

May 21, 2009 Christiansburg, VA / Sponsored by New River Valley Society of Human Resource Management

Virginia attorney Todd Leeson gave a presentation to Human Resource professionals attending the May meeting of the New River Valley SHRM chapter on May 20, 2009.

Leson provided attendees practical advice and proactive steps to take regarding new amendments to the ADA, the “Employee Free Choice Act” (EFCA, or “Card Check Bill”), new FMLA regulations, and new federal legislative and administrative initiatives on equal pay amendments, whistleblower claims, sexual orientation as a protected class, and the new definition of Supervisor.

The room was filled to capacity with attendees, who were eligible to receive HRCI recertification credit for attending the presentation.

Todd A. Leeson

Todd A. Leeson has over 30 years of experience representing and advising Virginia employers in employment and labor law matters and litigation. He regularly defends employment claims in Virginia courts and before agencies including the EEOC, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), DOL, OSHA (whistleblower and retaliation claims), and the Virginia Division of Human Rights. His experience includes the defense of companies as to alleged violations of Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FLSA, FMLA, the NLRA, and Virginia employment laws. Todd regularly drafts, enforces, and/or litigates non-compete agreements and executive employment contracts. In addition, he has considerable experience representing management in labor union matters including union avoidance campaigns, unfair labor practice charges and labor arbitrations. He also represents Virginia colleges in various student conduct matters including Title IX and sexual misconduct complaints. Todd is rated “AV/Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell, is repeatedly named one of the Best Lawyers in America in Labor & Employment Law, and has regularly been named to various lists, including Virginia Legal Elite and Virginia Super Lawyers.

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