- New Accommodations: How the Supreme Court Ruling Will Change Your Religious Accommodations Process | 1:00–1:35 PM
In light of the new Supreme Court decision, you need a new accommodation policy for your employees’ religious needs and a way to balance often contradictory religious (or agnostic) beliefs. What do you do if one worker needs to proselytize while another rejects religion altogether? In this session, we will work through this example and many more so you’ll be prepared.
- Wage & Hour Compliance: Overtime Changes and More | 1:35–2:10 PM
Classifying employees and paying them correctly is complicated—and it triggers more lawsuits than any other HR topic. And with new overtime rules on the way, there's another layer of confusion and headaches for HR. Learn vital practices on classifications, overtime, pay equity, and more, while gaining additional clarity along the way.
- Employment Law Update: Current Trends & What's Coming in 2024 | 2:25–3:00 PM
Learn the most pressing compliance issues facing HR professionals and how to stay on top of the ever-growing list of challenges that affect employers. This includes pay equity, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, the PUMP Act, legal issues surrounding artificial intelligence, and more. Plus, our legal expert will help you prepare for the coming changes in 2024.
- HR Investigations: A Step-by-Step Guide to Interviews and Documentation | 3:00–3:35 PM
Conducting workplace investigations is one of the most challenging and most important duties that HR professionals must take on. How you respond to complaints about harassment or other misconduct can have huge legal and practical implications for your organization. Learn strategies to investigate any workplace problem quickly and legally.
- Unions Rising: How NLRB and Unionization Could Impact Your Workplace | 3:50–4:25 PM
The current workplace is a fertile environment for union organizing—and it looks different from the days of your parents or grandparents. Union organizers are passionate, young, and eager to make changes in the workplace. Learn how to make your organization less susceptible to union organizing while also channeling that employee energy. Discover practical steps to engage the employee activists at your company.
- Bizarre Employment Law: Lessons Learned Without Going to Court | 4:25–5:00 PM
Review the weirdest and wildest HR legal cases from 2022 and 2023. Each crazy lawsuit offers a few laughs, but more importantly, practical tips for employers. Learn what not to do and how to avoid turning into next year’s case study.