JULY 10, 2020
Employment Law Hot Topics for 2020 and Beyond Webinar
Presentation 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Deeper Dive 1:15 - 2:15 pm
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Understand legal issues that HR professionals are likely to see, learn how to handle efficiently, compliance
Summary of presentation: Employment Law Specialist, Wilson Stoker, will lead a discussion on current hot topics in employment law that organizations must know. Changes in employment law are driving significant changes in business and best practices in human resources. The discussion will include up-to-date information and guidance on what HR Professionals should be doing to protect employers and remain compliant with current law. Topics will include paid leave, marijuana & CBD, gender identity, worker classification and political discussions at work, among others.
Surviving the Employee Bermuda Triangle – Managing Leave & Accommodation Issues
Learn how to protect company and communicate with employees effectively regarding medical conditions in accordance with applicable laws
Summary of presentation: An interactive, in-depth discussion about managing leave issues in the workplace when the FMLA, Workers’ Compensation Act and Americans with Disabilities Act obligations are triggered by an injury or medical condition.
About the Presenter:
Wilson Stoker is an employment law counselor who is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Wilson’s experience allows him to provide companies with practical, proactive advice. He regularly works with management to resolve day-to-day personnel issues such as leave abuse, discipline and termination. Wilson frequently conducts workplace training, and provides compliance assistance in all areas, including harassment investigations, auditing human resources practices, handbook policies and general counsel advice.
Wilson has broad experience representing employers in a wide-range of employment lawsuits in state and Federal courts and administrative agencies throughout the United States. Wilson has defended businesses in litigation involving FMLA, ADA, FLSA, wage and hour, Title VII harassment, discrimination, and retaliation, as well as state law claims. Wilson has worked with numerous employers to successfully defend DOL, EEOC and TWC complaints and investigations. In addition, Mr. Stoker has particular experience assisting government contractors with all aspects of OFCCP affirmative action compliance including developing and maintaining affirmative action plans.
Wilson drafts, reviews and enforces non-disclosure, non-compete and executive employment agreements for compliance with federal, state and local laws. This includes enforcement of agreements on behalf of companies and individuals through temporary injunctions, restraining orders and litigation.
Wilson is a frequent speaker on hot-button labor and employment law issues, including social media, harassment, and disability accommodations.
During law school, Wilson clerked for the Honorable John M. Manos, U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Ohio. Prior to law school, he worked as a financial analyst for Lehman Brothers in New York City. Wilson is originally from Buffalo, NY.
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