Jacob M. Sitman and Stephanie A. Kobal, representing the firm’s Employment Law & Labor Relations practice groups, will present to The Lehigh Valley Chapter of the Society For Human Resource Management (SHRMLV) annual conference on Thursday, October 19, 2023.
Jake and Steph will address employment law’s most recent changes and common issues, as well as explore vital considerations for company handbooks and other employment documentation in a one-hour session titled “Navigating the Legal Labyrinth: Avoiding Mistakes in Employee Handbooks and Other Human Resource Documents by Understanding Employment Law and Recent Changes.”
The first half of the presentation will focus on the latest updates and trends that are shaping the legal landscape in human resources, specifically:
- Remote work policies
- Wellness initiatives
- Evolving wage and hour regulations
- Implications of technological advancements on employee rights and privacy
In the second half of the session, employee handbooks will be addressed in relation to policies and provisions most impacted by recent developments in employment law. Attendees will learn how to avoid many common pitfalls that often cause confusion and legal risk.
FLB’s Employment Law & Labor Relations Group helps employers navigate the myriad challenges, laws and regulations affecting the American workplace. With decades of combined experience in labor and employment law and a perspective earned as former judicial law clerks and trained mediators, they help employers avoid litigation and defend them when claims are filed. They work closely with business owners, executives, managers and human resource professionals to ensure compliance with local, state and federal laws governing the employer-employee relationship, reduce the risk of workplace claims, and increase workplace morale and productivity.
The SHRMLV will take place October 18-19, 2023, at ArtsQuest in Bethlehem, PA, with 11 SHRM and HRCI credits expected. To learn more or to register, visit the SHRMLV website.