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 Lessig

Louis Richard

Louis R. Lessig is a Partner in the law firm of Brown & Connery, LLP. His practice concentrates in labor and employment counseling, litigation and training. He regularly represents clients in state and federal court as well as before multiple administrative agencies. Mr. Lessig speaks across the nation on issues related to his practice area, as well as regularly writing articles that appear in publications nationwide. In 2012, he was recognized as a Super Lawyer in Labor and Employment by his peers. In 2010, Mr. Lessig was selected by the New Jersey Law Journal as one of the “Top 40 Attorneys Under 40” in New Jersey. Mr. Lessig was also selected as a Delaware Valley Human Resources Consultant of the Year Nominee in 2010. He also co-authored the 2002 supplement to “Drafting and Revising Employment Policies and Handbooks” published by Aspen Publications. Mr. Lessig is an active volunteer at the state and local level. Mr. Lessig is the Legislative Affairs Director for Garden State Council – SHRM. As a member of Tri-State HRMA, he serves on their board and is legislative co-chair.

Follow Louis on Twitter at @louislessig.

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