Employer's Guide to Workplace Flexibility, Compliance with State Leave Laws, and Avoiding Related Claims

2019 Annual Conference & Exposition
Learn the legal requirements and common-sense benefits of workplace flexibility policies and practices.

Review workplace flexibility requirements under federal and state laws, as well as proven methods and best practices for applying workplace flexibility strategies as recruitment, accommodation and retention tools or resources.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the requirements of federal and state workplace flexibility laws.
  • Discover how workplace flexibility strategies benefit recruitment, accommodation and retention.
  • Review such areas as workers’ compensation, light duty, maternity/paternity and other family or sick leave plans.
Date(s) & Time(s): 
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am

James Reidy, Esq.

Reidy, Esq.

Attorney James P. (“Jim”) Reidy is a management-side labor and employment lawyer. He is a partner in the New England based law firm, Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green, PA, where he is the Chair of the firm’s Labor and Employment group. His practice focuses on prevention, training and compliance but he also handles matters when claims arise.

He has more than 35 years of experience in the field and been a media resource on workplace law for media outlets including CNN, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times Business Magazine, Bloomberg, NPR, The Associated Press, NPR Market Place, Buzz Feed, Law 360, Inc. Magazine, The HR Power Hour, HR Breakroom, SKI Magazine and HR Magazine as well as several local/regional publications.

In 2020 Jim was inducted as a Fellow in the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. 

Chambers USA and New England Super Lawyers have ranked Jim in the Top Tier of management-side employment lawyers for each year of the last 15 years. Best Lawyers USA named Jim the 2022 Lawyer of the Year for Labor and Employment Law (Manchester, NH) and the NH Business Review named him one of the top 200 most influential business leaders in New Hampshire.

Jim has been a presenter regularly at SHRM’s Legal and Legislative Conference in Washington, DC as well as SHRM’s annual conferences.

LVCC N259-261
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Concurrent Session
Critical Evaluation
HR Expertise
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