All Politics Is Local: State Law Trends

2015 Employment Law & Legislative Conference
Workplace Application: This session will review state and local employment laws from an HR perspective. and will provide recommendations to increase your effectiveness in terms of grassroots advocacy.

Though there may be gridlock at the federal level, a large amount of employment law action is taking place at the state and local level. This session focuses on state law trends, including bills that would make additional states right-to-work states; restrict employers' rights to access social media sites; allow employees to bring weapons onto the premises of their employer; limit the right of employers to conduct credit and criminal background checks; expand the groups protected against discrimination, and provide paid and unpaid leave.  Review current bills from an HR perspective and receive 10 recommendations to increase your effectiveness in terms of grassroots advocacy.                                               

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, March 23, 2015 - 3:45pm to 5:15pm

Jonathan A. Segal

Jonathan A.

Jonathan is a partner at Duane Morris LLP in its Employment Group.

Jonathan’s practice focuses on helping employers prevent harassment, discrimination and retaliation and increase diversity, equity and inclusion.

Jonathan is a columnist for SHRM and has testified on behalf of SHRM before the EEOC and Congress.

Jonathan also has provided training to federal judges and other members of the federal judiciary on various employment issues for more than 20 years.

Jonathan has published more than 400 articles or blogs on third-party platforms, including for SHRM, Bloomberg, Fortune and Entrepreneur.

Jonathan’s personal passion is animal rescue.

Mount Vernon Square
Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
HR Expertise
Business Acumen
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