Spring Employment Relations Seminar

JUN 01, 2023 at 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM (EDT)
Hilton Columbus at Easton Town Center

3900 Chagrin Drive, Columbus, OH 43219

RSVP today for our 2023 Spring Employment Relations Seminar on June 1! Our attorneys will discuss vital topics such as severance and non-compete agreements, immigration, artificial intelligence in the workplace, fiduciary responsibilities and benefit plans.

Is the Juice Worth the Squeeze?

Nicole Mayo, Porter Wright & John Stephen, Porter Wright

Hear the latest insights regarding the current state of settlement and severance agreements and the recent NLRB decision. Non-compete agreements and non-solicitation agreements will also be discussed in light of the proposed FTC rule and possible state law implications.

A New Perspective on Immigration & Employment: Humanitarian Immigration Programs, I-9 Compliance and Updates to Immigration Compliance in a Post-COVID Workplace

Rob Cohen, Porter Wright & Laura Jurcevich, Porter Wright

Due to the ongoing labor shortage, some employers have turned to humanitarian immigration programs to fill available positions. We'll discuss humanitarian parole, temporary protected status, and deferred action for childhood arrivals and how these programs provide employment authorization without employer sponsorship. The presentation will cover acceptable I-9 examples, initiatives to recruit workers and an update on changes in the workplace impacting immigration compliance.

Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace

Fred Pressley, Porter Wright & Emily Peffer, Porter Wright

Learn about recent and growing trends of artificial intelligence in employment decisions, from an introductory discussion of AI basics to updates on agency guidance. This presentation will discuss regulation to state-specific considerations for employers who may consider the use of engaging AI for employment decision-making.

Employee Benefits, Fiduciary Governance and Legislative Update

Deb Boiarsky, Porter Wright

HR professionals face a growingly complex benefits landscape every day. This ERISA overview will discuss fiduciary best practices to proactively meet plan sponsors' regulatory and compliance requirements under ERISA. This session will also provide a mid-year employee benefits regulatory update, including Secure Act 2.0.