Making Your HR To-Do List & Checking it Twice for the New Year

Presented by Greg Grisham, David Jones, Courtney Leyes, Gabriel McGaha, Robert Ratton III, Martin Thompson, Jeff Weintraub
Hosted by Fisher Phillips

Please join the attorneys of the Fisher Phillips Memphis office for our annual labor & employment law seminar designed to provide timely information on hot topics in employment law. We will provide practical solutions to some of the most important issues employers, HR professionals, and In-House Counsel are facing in today’s ever-changing workplace environment.  Our morning will consist of end of year to-do lists and the afternoon will be broken into an HR Track with Active Shooter Training and an In-House Counsel Track, followed by a cocktail reception.



7:30 a.m - 4:30 p.m.


The University of Memphis Holiday Inn 
3700 Central Avenue
Memphis, TN 38111

Topics will include

How to…

    • Conduct an Internal Wage & Hour Audit
    • Create an Effective Drug Testing Policy
    • Avoid Discrimination in the Hiring Process
    • Prevent Bullying & Workplace Harassment

In-House Counsel Ethics Track

    • Preserving the Privilege in Internal Investigations
    • Grisham on Grisham: Legal Ethics Meets the Movies

HR Track

    • Active Shooter Training with Officer Terry Donald, Shelby County Office of Preparedness
    • I-9 Compliance: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You
    • What to Do When Terminating a Violent Employee


7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. 
Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
General Session Programming

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
HR and In-House Counsel Tracks

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Cocktail Reception 

1 attendee = $95/each 
2 or more attendees from the same company = $70/each (Savings of $25/each person)


Military Leave

Handling Real World Problems

Zoinks! Generation Z joins the workplace

I-9 Compliance

Workplace investigations - what to do before and after a complaint

Transgender issues in the workplace

Romance in the Workplace

Unconscious bias - whether you realize it or not

Holiday Ready Human Resources Happens, Right?

Not Suitable for Work?

Effective documentation and employment audits

"Ban the Box" turns 20: What employers need to know about the current framework

Managing health-based leaves of absences

Performance Management Strategies: Finding Common G.R.O.U.N.D.

Recruit better – reach Hire

MeToo includes employers

Thinking about cybersecurity for human resources professionals

Changes after Trump's first year – what's new for employers?

The office . . . and marijuana

Top State and Federal Employment Issues to Look for in 2017

I-9 Changes & Immigration Update

Murky Waters: Successfully Navigating an EEOC Investigation and Litigation

Employment Issues for Federal Contractors

Steps for Effective Hiring and Recruitment

The EEOC’s Proposed Guidance of Retaliation: What You Need to Know

Employer Handbooks – How Do You Decide What to Put in Them?

New Overtime Regulations and Other FLSA Issues

OSHA 2016 Update: Increased Penalties, More Reporting and Other Trends

I-9, E-Verify And Immigration Compliance: 2016 Update

Who is a Federal Subcontractor According to the OFCCP?

Where Are My Employees? Managing FMLA and ADA Absences!

How to Manage Workplace Romance - Best Practices

To Be or Not to Be: An Employee or An Independent Contractor

Are You Ready for the Reporting Obligations Under the Affordable Care Act?

The Transitioning Legal Landscape of Transgender Workplace Rights: What Employers Need to Know

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