2024 Employment Law Symposium: The New Era of HR Tour

April 2, 2024 and April 5, 2024
2024 Employment Law Symposium

Join us for “The New Era of HR Tour” as we take a page from icon Taylor Swift to explore the evolving world of employment law.
From “Fearless” compliance to “Red”efining workplace regulations, this seminar will tune you into the latest HR laws and trends and help you stay “Out of the Woods.” Are you “Ready for It?”
Only two dates in two cities! Don’t miss your ticket to this must-see HR event!

Program Materials


Tuesday, April 2, 2024

The Virginian Hotel


Friday, April 5, 2024

The Hotel Roanoke

Early Bird Rate: $260 (register by March 1), Regular Rate: $285

Due to space limitations and to ensure the maximum number of companies who wish to attend may do so, we ask that no company register more than 5 persons.

Registration is now closed. We have reached capacity. If you have any questions, please contact us at


7:45-8:30 | Breakfast and Networking

8:30-9:15 | Holy Ground: When Religion Comes to a Workplace Near You | Presenter: David Paxton

9:15–10:00 | I Knew You Were Trouble: What You Need to Know About the EEOC, NLRB, & DOL | Presenter: Todd Leeson

10:00-10:30 | This Is for the Best: An Employer’s Guide to the Fair Labor Standards Act & Virginia’s Whistleblower Protection Law | Presenter: Harrison Richards

10:30-10:45 | Break

10:45-11:30 | Karma Is the Employee That Brings You Down | Presenter: Paul Klockenbrink

11:30-12:00 | Preventing the Next Great American Dynasty: The State of Non-Competes in Virginia | Presenter: Ryan Starks

12:00-1:00 | Lunch

1:00-1:30 | All You Are Is Mean: The Impact of Microaggressions on Recruitment and Retention | Presenter: Patrice Lewis

1:30-2:15 | Cause Baby, Now We’ve Got Bad Blood, so We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together, but We’ll Make Sure You Go Out in Style: Navigating Employee Terminations | Presenter: Cate Jackson

2:15-2:30 | Break

2:30-3:30 | Cruel Summer: DEI in the Workplace – Legal Update & Practical Advice | Presenters: Carlos Hopkins & Todd Leeson


Professional Credits: This program has been approved for 5.5 hours of HRCI and SHRM credit.

Refunds: Our policy is to allow the switching of attendees or event locations if needed. Full refunds will be made by check if canceled no less than two weeks prior to the event date. All refunds will be made by check, no matter how the registration was paid.

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