Meeting/Event Information

2017 Employment Law Update

Early Bird Member Rate: $125 (Cut off Date: 4/12/17)
Late Registration Member Rate: $155
Non-Members: $210

*Non-member rate can be applied to SHRM-GT membership ($85 for year) - must contact SHRM-GT before registering as non-member to apply!

"SHRM-GT membership + member rate = non-member rate"

Membership dues MUST BE PAID for the 2017 year in order to receive the member rate.



7:45 AM - 8:30 AM: Registration and Breakfast

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM: Plenary Session (I)

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM: Break

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM: Morning Breakout Sessions

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM: Lunch

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM: Plenary Session (II)

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM: Break 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Afternoon Breakout Sessions

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM: Break

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM: Raffles and Acknowledgement

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM: Plenary Session (III)


 HRCI and SHRM - 6.5 credits APPROVED

Please bring your business cards for raffle giveaways!


Plenary Sessions:

2017 Legal Update: Employment Law Under the Trump Administration

- Developments with the EEOC and the ACA under the Trump Administration

- Update on the Department of Labor and the Fair Labor Standards Act

- Employment Agreement Updates under Federal Law


2017 AZ Legal Update: Proposition 206 and Other New Developments

- Arizona legislative update and discussion of new minimum wage law

- Understand the technical issues and requirements of Proposition 206 sick leave

- Paid Sick Leave Implementation Challenges


Hot Button Issues

- Review of the latest issues with social media policies

- Managing political speech in the workplace

- Discussion of LGBT issues in the workplace

- Update regarding employer wellness program


Morning & Afternoon Breakout Sessions:
(please select two different sessions - one morning session & one afternoon session)

Breakout Session I: Managing remote employees ( Snell & Wilmer)

The modern workplace is increasingly reliant on forms of communication and productivity that allow many employees to perform the jobs from anywhere in the world. As a result, remote work arrangements have become commonplace. Although these arrangements can have benefits for workers and employers, they also present a host of challenges.

Breakout Session II: New Rules for Classifying Independent Contractors - Are you ready? (DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy)

The Department of Labor recently issued extensive guidance on when a worker can be properly classified as an independence contractor. In addition, the Arizona State Legislaturehasenacted a statute intended to help clarify when a worker is an independent contractor. During this breakout session we will review the federal guidance and the new state law and how to apply them to your workforce.

Breakout Session III: Addressing and Preventing Workplace Violence (Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie)

Workplace violence remains a serious concern for employers nationwide. Many recent terrorist attacks and mass murders have occurred in workplaces throughout the United States. This presentation will provide a comprehensive discussion about workplace violence issues.





$125.00 Member Registration
$155.00 after 11:00 pm April 12

$210.00 Guest Registration

$25.00 Student Membership Ticket
$50.00 after 11:00 pm April 12

$125.00 Member Registration
$155.00 after 11:00 pm April 12

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