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2021 Employment Law Update

March 09, 2021
8:15 AM - 2:15 PM
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Presented virtually


2021 employment law update

Presented virtually on Tuesday, March 9, 2021


8:15-8:25 AM Introduction Cynthi Knight & Vance Falbaum
8:30-9:30 AM #1 BREAKOUT SESSIONS:  
  Va Va Zoom: The Expansion of Digital Harassment Farhang & Medcoff
  Avoiding the Weeds in Complying with Arizona's Marijuana Laws Melanie Pate, Partner
Lewis, Roca,
Rothgerber, Christie
  High Risk Behavior Outside of the Workplace Alex Dattilo
Jackson Lewis
  Navigating the FMLA, the ADA, and Arizona Paid Sick Time Law When Trying to Discipline or Terminate a Difficult Employee  Deconcini, McDonald, Yetwin & Lacy
9:30-10:00 AM BREAK  
10:00-11:00 AM #2 BREAKOUT SESSIONS:  
  What to Expect if an Employee Files a Complaint with the National Labor Relations Board Deconcini, McDonald, Yetwin & Lacy
  Let's All Take Shots! Employer Rights in a Pandemic  Farhang & Medcoff
  What Employers Need to Know as They Expand the Geographic Scope of Their Workforces Jackson Lewis
  Can't We All Just Get Along? Best Practices for Improving Diversity & Inclusion in 2021 and Beyond Melanie Pate, Partner
Lewis, Roca,
Rothgerber, Christie
11:00-11:30 AM BREAK  
11:30 AM-12:30 PM #3 BREAKOUT SESSIONS:  
  Show Me the Money! Wage and Hour Best Practices and Changes Farhang & Medcoff
  Employer Liability Related to COVID-19 Jackson Lewis
  Alone at the Almost Top: Ethical Challenges in Human Resources Deconcini, McDonald, Yetwin & Lacy
  The Devil is Always in the Details: Reducing Risk Through Proactive Policy & Procedure Management Melanie Pate, Partner
Lewis, Roca,
Rothgerber, Christie
12:30-1:00 PM BREAK  
1:00-2:00 PM PANEL:

Changes in Employment Law & Interesting Cases from 2020 
Melanie Pate - LRRC
Ali Farhang - F&M
Jeff Toppel - JL
Moderator, Jason Flax - SHRM-GT, Director, Legislative
2:05-2:15 PM Wrap Up Laurel Ragaller
Jason Flax
Elizabeth Hightower




                   Robert Garcia            Timothy Medcoff           Roscoe Mutz              Ali Farhang
               Farhang & Medcoff       Farhang & Medcoff     Farhang & Medcoff     Farhang & Medcoff



                   Jeffrey Toppel             Melanie Pate             Lisa Anne Smith            Sesaly Stamps
               Farhang & Medcoff            Lewis, Roca,         DeConcini, McDonald,   DeConcini, McDonald,
                                                   Rothgerber, Christie        Yetwin & Lacy             Yetwin & Lacy



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