Employment Law “Hot Topics”

Join us for our annual Employment “Hot Topics” seminar, presented by Bricker Graydon. Discover the latest trends, strategies, and legal considerations that are shaping the landscape of human resources and employment law. Whether you’re seeking to stay ahead of industry changes, enhance your organization’s talent acquisition practices, or ensure compliance with evolving regulations, the “Hot Topics” seminar is your essential guide. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights and network with industry experts.


November 8, 2023 | Columbus

November 15, 2023 | Cincinnati

8:00 – 8:30 AM
Breakfast & Registration

8:30 – 9:15 AM
Session One | Employee Benefits Issues for the HR professional

Are you offering benefits to the right people? At the right time? In the right way? Did your most recent employment agreement inadvertently create a deferred compensation plan? Employee benefits, and the related tax, issues pop up in many different contexts. Learn how to spot these potential traps and keep your plans on the path to compliance.

9:15 – 10:00 AM
Session Two |The Evolving World of Workplace Accommodations

2023 has seen some important changes in the world of workplace accommodations. From the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision changing the standard for evaluating religious accommodations to the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act and its impact on workplace accommodations for pregnant employees, the world of workplace accommodations continues to evolve. We will review the legal standards for workplace accommodations, discuss the recent changes and provide you with practical advice to help ensure you stay compliant with the evolving world of workplace accommodations.

10:00 – 10:15 AM

10:15 – 11:00 AM
Session Three | What’s Hot?

Is the FLSA exemption level really going up to $55,068? Are you ready if it does? Are your “exempt” employees really exempt? Is the NLRB trying to rewrite your handbook and take over the world? Are your employees abusing FMLA or other leaves? We’ll offer practical advice and best practices for handling these and the other hot issues on your desk. As a bonus, we’ll tell you what to do with an employee who identifies as a Pirate! Arrrrgh! We’ll have some fun and you’ll pick up a few tips along the way.