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February 18, 2020 | 11:45 AM - 4:00 PM EDT

Epicentre Theater
210 East Trade Street Ste: D-290 (2nd FL)
Charlotte, NC

***Reserved Self Parking***

Members: Complimentary to our Members only

Overview (Program Summary)

Session 1: Coming Attractions
New and Evolving Developments in Employment Law for 2020

1 hour of General CLE Credit in NC
This year looks to be another busy year for change in the labor and employment arena. In this presentation, we will look ahead and identify and discuss key issues in 2020. This high level presentation will be presented by Ogletree shareholders to include independent contractor issues, trends in class and collection actions, arbitration, the effects of political speech in the workplace, pay equity, and sexual orientation protection under the Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. We will take a glimpse into key statistics, trends, and developments for 2020 and how they will impact your business.

Maggie Hanrahan, Shareholder, Charlotte
Mike Ray, Shareholder, Charlotte

Session 2: Intermission
As Good As It Gets: Recognizing and Responding to Emotional Health Issues 

1 hour of Substance Abuse CLE Credit in NC
This session will examine how in-house counsel can identify mental health issues and appropriately respond and assist when they or others in their organization are struggling with chronic or episodic depression, anxiety, addiction, or other related issues. Our attorneys will discuss how to recognize symptoms, seek help and provide support.

Kelly Hughes, Shareholder, Charlotte
Brandon Shelton, Shareholder, Charlotte 


Session 3: Rolling Out the Red Carpet 
A Discussion with Preeminent In-House Employment Experts about Pressing Issues and Practical Strategies Applications

1 hour of General CLE Credit in NC
This panel roundtable discussion will feature some of the area’s leading subject matter experts discussing the most notable labor and employment challenges for employers and pragmatic approaches to ensure compliance and limit liability. Each significant, timely issue will be fully outlined from a strictly legal perspective, followed by the panel articulating the best collective strategies for addressing the same. 

Aaron Longo, SVP & Assistant General Counsel, Global Labor & Employment Group, Bank of America, N.A.
Mindy Staley, Assistant General Counsel, Employment & Benefits, Novant Health, Inc.
Makila Scruggs, Associate General Counsel, Labor, Employment & Immigration, Ingersoll-Rand, Inc.
Kathleen McKay, Associate General Counsel, Duke Energy
Moderator:  Ben Holland, Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins


Thank you to Ogletree Deakins for sponsoring this event!


Credits: 3 hours pending approval in NC
State: North Carolina
Category: General, Mental Health

Contact (RSVP)

Kathleen Smits

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