Join us for Taft Columbus’ annual Labor and Employment Seminar. We’ll discuss employment topics including workers’ compensation, transgender discrimination, ADA, FLSA as well as harassment policies and training. Register to attend here.
11:00–11:30 a.m. Registration
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lunch / Presentation
Employees & Data Security: Your greatest asset, Your greatest risk.
Every year employees top the annual surveys of risks to company information security. In this session we will talk about ways to help reduce that risk while also empowering your workforce to be an asset in the never-ending battle to protect company information.
Speaker: Scot Ganow
Sexual Orientation / Transgender Updates for 2nd, 6th and 7th Circuits
This session will review updates to liability for sex discrimination to include sexual orientation and/or transgender status.
Speaker: Pamela Krivda
10 FAQs on Workers’ Compensation
This session will focus on the ten most frequently asked questions by employers about workers’ compensation issues.
Speaker: Jennifer Hann Harrison
ADA Service Animals
This session will focus on the legal issues surrounding service animals and emotional support animals in the workplace.
Speaker: Devin Spencer
2:00–2:15 p.m. Break
FLSA / Pay Equity / Unconscious Bias
This session will discuss FLSA, pay equity and unconscious bias in the workplace.
Speakers: Adrian Thompson, Mataryun “Mo” Wright (RAMA Consulting), Christie Angel (President and CEO, YWCA Columbus)
General Crisis Management
This session will focus on crisis management for employers facing harassment allegations.
Speaker: Rita McNeil Danish
3:45–4:00 p.m. Break
Harassment Policies / Training
This session will cover investigations, policies, horror stories and supervisor training.
Speakers: Pamela Krivda, Janica Pierce Tucker, Devin Spencer