8:00 AM - 12:30 PM EDT
  • Type: CLE Seminar
  • Presented by: Taft
  • Location: Huntington Center Horizon Suite, Columbus, Ohio

2024 Taft Columbus Employment and Labor Annual Update

Join us for the return of Taft Columbus’ annual Employment and Labor Seminar where we’ll discuss the latest employment and labor law developments. This seminar is applicable to HR professionals, general counsel, and company leaders who navigate the employer-employee relationship.

Wednesday, May 8, 2024
8:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Registration and breakfast: 8-8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30-11:45 a.m.
Lunch and open discussion: 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Three hours of SHRM professional development and CLE credit for Ohio (pending) will be offered.

Salary History Bans and Pay Transparency Requirements: What Employers Need to Know.
Columbus, Ohio recently joined Cincinnati and Toledo, Ohio as the only Ohio localities to implement a salary history ban. These Ohio ordinances coincide with efforts across the country to enact legislative measures designed to promote pay equity. We’ll provide details about the Ohio ordinances, guidance for multi-state employers, and practical tips for adjusting your hiring practices to comply with these laws.
Speaker: Abbie Thederahn

New Handbook Challenge: How to Draft Handbooks Under the NLRB’s Watchful Eye.
The National Labor Relations Board is scrutinizing the handbooks and policies of all employers. Some NLRB decisions from 2023 make drafting a real challenge. We’ll bring you best practices in avoiding NLRB challenges to your handbooks and policies.
Speaker: Pam Krivda

Forever Hot Topics: Independent Contractors and Noncompetes.
This presentation will examine the implications of the March 2024 Department of Labor Final Rule classifying independent contractors consistent with the Fair Labor Standards Act. The rule has important consequences for an employer’s management of its workforce. We will also examine the Federal Trade Commission’s April 2024 ban on virtually all noncompete agreements. Both rules have important consequences for an employer’s management of its workforce.
Speaker: Janica Pierce Tucker

Winning Workers’ Compensation Claims Through Social Media.
In an era dominated by social media, the way an individual presents themselves online can have far-reaching consequences, including those related to workers’ compensation. As an employer, are you utilizing social media as part of your defense strategy? If not, you should. Attendees will learn how to make social media work for you to win your workers’ compensation claims.
Speaker: Sue Roudebush

The State of Labor Law in 2024.
It has been an eventful couple of years for labor law practitioners and employers who are trying to stay on top of the constant changes coming from Washington. The National Labor Relations Board has issued some significant decisions resulting in new and increased risks for employers, both unionized and non-unionized alike. We will dive into what these decisions mean, and how employers can effectively navigate this ever-changing landscape.
Speaker: Shawna Sorrell

FMLA, FLSA, ADA, and Workers’ Compensation Review.
This presentation will explore cases and other guidance on the FMLA, the FLSA, the ADA, and workers’ compensation over the last year, including the Department of Labor’s just-released rule increasing FLSA salary thresholds for overtime exemptions.
Speaker: Lauren Kemp

There is no cost to attend this seminar and lunch.

Questions? Contact mnoel@taftlaw.com