LEAP 2021

 

 

 

  • 25+ live training sessions for HR professionals
  • Led by America’s top legal minds
  • 16 SHRM and HRCI credit hours
  • Convenient half-day format each day
  • Online, from the comfort of your office/home
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The annual LEAP conference is famous for providing the most practical, real-world strategies to help HR professionals understand and comply with the latest employment law changes. While we typically gather in Las Vegas each spring, this year you'll join us online, from your office or home!

25+ of America’s most experienced (and dynamic) attorneys/speakers will provide insights and advice on the latest legal and regulatory developments, plus interactive sessions on all the other hot HR topics that matter to YOU:

  • Employee Leave
  • The New Administration
  • Terminations
  • COVID Safety & Health
  • COVID Litigation Risks
  • Employee Handbooks
  • Wage/Hour
  • ADA
  • Discrimination
  • FMLA
  • Harassment
  • Hiring/Screening
  • Mental Health/Stress
  • Workplace Violence
  • Supervisor Training
  • Retaliation
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Marijuana/Rx Drug Issues
  • Discipline
  • Recordkeeping
  • NLRB/Labor Law
  • Documentation
  • Accommodations
  • Payroll
  • Worker Classification
  • Employee Engagement
  • Investigating Misconduct
  • I-9s/Immigration
  • Crystal Ball 2021 Planning
  • And Much, Much More

THE 2021 AGENDA


 

Wednesday, March 24

 

FEATURED WORKSHOPS  (11:30 am - 2:30 pm EST)

LEAP 2021 attendees receive a 20% discount on these two virtual workshops:

  • The I-9/E-Verify Summit (additional registration required)
  • The Payroll Compliance Workshop (additional registration required)

 

LEAP PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS  (3:00 pm - 4:30 pm EST)

Choose between:

  • Legal HR in a Remote Environment: Hiring, Terminations and Performance Management
  • Supervisor Training that Pops … In-Person and Virtually

 

Thursday, March 25

The day’s lineup (11:30 am – 5:30 pm EST) includes these sessions:

  • The Biden Administration: What it Means for HR
  • Internal Investigations in 2021: It’s a New Experience
  • Engaged or Enraged? Creating a Workplace that Inspires Motivation—Not Litigation
  • The Most Bizarre Employment Law Cases of 2020
  • COVID & the Workplace, Part I: Tips for Successful HR Management
  • Breakout Sessions - Choose from:
    1. FMLA/Employee Leave Master Class: New Environment & New Responsibilities
    2. Mental Health Issues in the Workplace: Caring & Compliance
    3. Public-Sector Employers: Unique Issues for 2021
  • LEGAL BRIEFS: The quick but powerful sessions Emotional Contagion: Transferring Positivity in the Workplace and Monitoring Employees: What’s Legal, What’s Not
  • “Coffee, Cocktails, and Conversations”: The day begins and ends with interactions with our speakers in which you can ask employment law questions on a wide variety of topics and review important lessons from the sessions.

 

Friday, March 26

The day’s lineup (11:30 am – 5:00 pm EST) includes these sessions:

  • Special presentation: The Honorable Charles A. Gonzalez

Charles A. Gonzalez

With his background as a judge, a seven-term member of Congress, and as the leader of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus during the Obama administration, combined with his current position at a top employment law firm, Congressman Gonzalez is uniquely qualified to not only provide insight into the huge changes in Washington, but also how it will impact the HR profession.

  • COVID & the Workplace, Part II: How to Avoid the Tidal Wave of Litigation
  • Your Documents on Trial
  • Harassment, Discrimination & Retaliation in 2021: New Risks in a New World
  • Employee Expression & Social Media: Where to Draw the Line
  • A Look Into the Crystal Ball: HR Planning for the Next 12 Months
  • Breakout Sessions— Choose from:
    1. FMLA/Employee Leave Master Class: New Environment & New Responsibilities (repeated from Thursday)
    2. D&I DNA: Implementing a Smart and Legal Diversity & Inclusion Program
    3. Federal Contractor Issues
  • LEGAL BRIEFS: The quick but powerful sessions Key HR Cases Before the Supreme Court and The Workforce of the Future
  • “Coffee, Cocktails, and Conversations”: The day begins and ends with interactions with our speakers in which you can ask employment law questions on a wide variety of topics and review important lessons from the sessions.
  • POST-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS: Choose from HR Lost in the Weeds: A Workshop on Marijuana & Drugs in the Workplace or California Employment Law Update: 2021 Compliance Issues

 

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THE PRESENTERS


 
Presenters

A PERSONAL VIDEO INVITATION FOR YOU...

from LEAP’s moderator, Joseph Beachboard, Ogletree Deakins’ managing director!



A 6-month subscription to the HR Specialist: Employment Law newsletter

Each month, LEAP attendees will receive a comprehensive, 8-page newsletter on the latest developments and advice in U.S. employment law. Thousands of people pay hundreds of dollars for this publication – but it’s yours FREE!


A 6-month subscription to the HR Specialist Premium Plus online service

From handy forms and checklists to over 50,000 archived articles AND our exclusive "Ask the Attorney" service, Premium Plus is THE go-to service for the busy HR pro who needs answers to pressing problems.


A copy of our comprehensive Employer’s Practical Legal Guide

Prepared by top employment attorneys, this must-have manual has everything you need to know to stop trouble before it start. More than 80 checklists and self-audit questionnaires help you target your company’s weak spots and correct them quickly.

PLUS: Access to a comprehensive Supplemental Materials website that provides lots of additional advice (white papers, books, sample forms, etc.) on each of the session topics.

 

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PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION CREDIT HOURS

This program is valid for 16 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®.

The use of this official seal confirms that this Activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.


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