Decisions, Decisions: Whose Side Do You Take When Senior Management Breaks the Law?

2018 Employment Law & Legislative Conference
Gain insight into making difficult decisions when presented with corporate malfeasance.

HR executives wear two hats on a daily basis: supporting executive management and advocating for employees. But what do you do when your executive team oversteps legal boundaries and it impacts your entire population? Do you stand behind management or protect your employees? What are the pitfalls? Will you be a casualty of doing the right thing? Are you the next American Apparel and Uber? Hear real-life examples of HR challenges when executive management goes rogue and asks for support from HR. Learn options to protect your employees and yourself from a practitioner’s perspective. In this session, you will:

  • Review the legal obligations that result from illegal or law-breaking activity.
  • Discuss remedies to go around your executive team to report inappropriate behavior or actions by senior management.
  • Learn tips to deal with the press if you are caught in the middle of a public situation involving inappropriate behavior.
Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:15pm

Mark S. Fogel

Mark S.

Mark S. Fogel is the Co-founder of Human Capital 3.0, a Human Capital and Organizational Leadership advisory firm servicing a broad range of industries with a focus on assisting businesses identify and grow its talent strategically. Mark is the recipient of several national awards including SHRM’s Human Capital Leader of the Year and HR Executive Magazine’s Honor Role. Often Quoted in national media, Mark brings a refreshing point of view to every HR discussion. Follow him on the SHRM blog, and on Twitter @HC3

Location: Congressional C
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Concurrent Session
HR Expertise
Ethical Practice
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