11:00 AM - 5:30 PM EDT
  • Type: Seminar
  • Presented by: Taft Law
  • Speakers: Pamela Krivda, Janica Pierce Tucker, Devin Spencer, Rita McNeil Danish, Scot Ganow, Jennifer Hann Harrison, Adrian Thompson
  • Location: Sheraton Columbus at Capitol Square, 75 East State Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215

Taft Columbus Labor & Employment Annual Update

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.

Seminar Agenda

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

12:30-12:50 p.m.
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

12:50-1:30 p.m.
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

1:30–2:00 p.m.
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

2:15–3:00 p.m.
FLSA / Pay Equity / Unconscious Bias                                

This session will discuss FLSA, pay equity and unconscious bias in the workplace.
 Adrian Thompson, Mataryun “Mo” Wright (RAMA Consulting), Christie Angel (President and CEO, YWCA Columbus)

3:00–3:45 p.m.
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

4:00–5:30 p.m.
Harassment Policies / Training

This session will cover investigations, policies, horror stories and supervisor training.
Speakers: Pamela Krivda, Janica Pierce Tucker, Devin Spencer

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