OCHRS Annual Legal Update 2021

Join the Oklahoma City Human Resources Society for its Annual Legal Update, the group’s most popular event of the year, presented by members of the Crowe & Dunlevy Labor & Employment Practice Group. The online event will be hosted via GoToWebinar from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021.

A full slate of sessions will be provided followed by a Q&A panel:

The Election is Over Now What? What Can Employers Expect Under The New Administration?
Presented by Allen L. Hutson | 8:40-9:40 a.m.

This presentation will address the following topics that will have wide-ranging impacts on employers for the next four years:

  1. Reversal of the Trump Administrations Executive Orders, regulations and guidance;
  2. Changes to OSHA’s role in dealing with COVID-19;
  3. Increases in the federal minimum wage; and
  4. Changes to the independent contractor and joint employer tests.

New Year’s “Resolution”: Avoiding Common Pitfalls in Employee Investigations
Presented by Mary P. Snyder | 9:50-10:50 a.m.

This presentation will focus on the employer’s obligations to investigate employee complaints and the steps employers should take to ensure they are legally compliant with that obligation. Employers will have a better understanding about interviewing witnesses, the documentation process, and how to reach an appropriate resolution based on the findings of the investigation.

It’s 2021 and We Have a COVID-19 Vaccine, so Everything is Better…Right?!? An Update on All Things C-19 in the Workplace
Presented by Adam W. Childers | 11:00 a.m.-Noon

Audience members will receive an update on all aspects of the fluid and dynamic changes to employment law as the 2021 workplace continues to battle the pandemic. Topics will include the legality of mandating vaccinations in the workplace, navigating religious and medical accommodations related to the vaccination process, recent changes to the CDC’s employee quarantine rules, and the status and future of paid leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. The presentation will supply human resources professionals with the knowledge they need to help keep the workplace safe, while still safeguarding against issues of liability.

Q&A Panel
Presented by Adam Childers, Allen Hutson, Mary Snyder | Noon-12:25 p.m.

For find additional information and to register, please visit the OCHRS website.