2023 Employment Law Symposium: Be the HR Hero!

May 2, 2023 and May 9, 2023

2023 Employment Law Symposium


Tuesday, May 2, 2023

The Virginian Hotel


Tuesday, May 9, 2023

The Hotel Roanoke

We have reached capacity and registration is now closed for both programs.

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Former Vice President of Talent and Acquisition for Chick-fil-A, Dee Ann Turner will be joining us for a special lunch talk about building a remarkable organizational culture at the Roanoke session.

7:45-8:30 | Complimentary Breakfast and Sign-in

8:30-9:30 | Employees Say the Darndest Things | Presenter: Cate Jackson

9:30–10:30 | Truth Justice…and Recent Developments and Trends in Federal Employment Law | Presenters: Todd Leeson and Harrison Richards

10:30-10:45 | Break

10:45-12:00 | The Dreaded Never Ending Leave of Absence and Return to Work Issues-Navigating the Three Headed Monster: FMLA, ADA and Worker’s Compensation | Presenters: Paul Klockenbrink and Cate Jackson

12:00-1:00 | Lunch

1:00-1:30 | BAM BOOM KA-POW! Game

1:30-2:15 | Update on Virginia State Employment Laws (including Cannabis) | Presenters: Todd Leeson and Patrice Lewis

2:15-3:00 | Workplace Violence – Managing and Reducing the Risks to Save the Day | Presenters: Paul Klockenbrink and Ryan Starks

3:00-3:15 | Break

3:15-4:00 | Protecting Critical Assets – HR’s Role as a Hero | Presenters: David Paxton and Melissa O’Boyle

Professional Credits: As a SHRM Recertification Provider, Gentry Locke is recognized by SHRM to offer 5.25 hours of Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP for this day of programming.

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The use of this official seal confirms that this Activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval. This Program has been approved for 5.25 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, aPHRi™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®).

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