The Top 10 Employment Cases of 2016

SHRM 2016 Annual Conference & Exposition
Workplace Application: This session is your one stop for providing actionable take-a-ways from Court decisions that directly impact your procedures, policies and practices.

This year has brought an entirely new group of challenges to digest, process and implement in your organization. Are you wondering which cases may change your organization? Which crucial decisions will cause you to alter the way you handle situations that exist in your organization? This session will provide you with facts, decisions and of course action items to use in your organization. In this session, you will:

·         Learn about the latest impactful court decisions in employment law. 

·         Gain an understanding of how the respective decisions will change the manner in which HR conducts itself. 

·         Evaluate case law to review existing policies and procedures for potential areas of necessary
          alteration moving forward.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 7:00am to 8:15am

Louis Richard, SHRM-SCP

Louis Richard
Lessig, SHRM-SCP

Louis R. Lessig, Esquire, SHRM-SCP, SPHR is a Partner at the law firm of Brown & Connery, LLP in Westmont, NJ in their labor and employment group.  He regularly counsels clients, conducts training sessions and represents clients in federal and state court as well as before administrative agencies.  Mr. Lessig speaks across the country and regularly writes articles that appear in publications nationwide including XpertHR.  In 2018 he won the Delaware Valley HR Consultant of the Year Award. In 2015, he received the SmartCEO - ESQ Industry Award – recognizing the region’s most trusted advisors. He is a member of the National Speakers Association (NSA) and serves as the President of the Philadelphia chapter.  Mr. Lessig is an active volunteer for The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) as State Director-Elect for Garden State Council – SHRM (NJ) and Legislative Director for Garden State Council-SHRM (NJ), as well as immediate Past President of Tri-State HRMA.

Convention Center: 207
Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
Critical Evaluation
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