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    2020 Employment Law Update 1/2 Day Workshop

    Date: November 18, 2020, 8:00am – 12:15pm
    Mt. Baker Chapter of SHRM
    LIVE Virtual Webinar
    Wednesday November 18th - 8:00am-12:15pm
    $49 for Members, $79 for Non-Members
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    2020 Employment Law Update 1/2 Day Workshop

    Presented by: Adelstein, Sharpe & Serka & WA State Labor & Industries

    Program Details:

    8:00am – Welcome and Announcements

    8:15 - 10:15am - Employment Law Update

    10:15-10:45am – Break time | Foundation Raffle Giveaway

    10:45 - 12:15pm – EAP Overtime Exemption Update

    $49 for members | $79 for non-members

    Pending 3.75 recertification credits

    SHRM Foundation Raffle

    In lieu of our annual SHRM Foundation Raffle held at our annual November workshop, we will be holding a virtual prize raffle drawing during our webinar! We're gathering some great gifts to raffle off. If you'd like to participate, purchase your raffle tickets via Eventbrite at checkout! Tickets are $1 ea. or 12 for $10. Stay tuned for more details.

    Detailed Agenda:

    8:00am – Welcome and Announcements

    8:15 - 10:15am - Employment Law Update

    Employment Law ABC: Anything But COVID Please!

    • Significant Federal and State Developments
    • Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation: Recent Case Studies
    • Ten Critical Steps to Avoid the Legal Abyss in the Current Legal Environment

    O.K., We’ll Talk About COVID

    • The Latest Workplace Rules
    • Comprehensive Guide to Responding to Positive, Symptomatic, Concerned and Manipulative Employees in a Compliant Fashion
    • Balancing Remote Work and the Latest Arsenal of Leaves

    Post-Election Prognostications: Federal and State: Glimpse Into the Future

    • Ch…Ch…Changes or
    • Not???
    • Significant Legislative Proposals

    10:15-10:45am – Break time | Foundation Raffle Giveaway

    10:45 - 12:15pm – EAP Overtime Exemption Update

    New overtime rules that have gone into effect as of July 1.

    The changes update the exemptions for executive, administrative, and professional workers, as well as outside salespeople and computer professionals.

    In this webinar, you will learn about the updates, including changes to the job duties tests for each exemption category and the minimum salary threshold an exempt employee must earn to qualify for exemption from the protections of the state Minimum Wage Act.

    The webinar will begin with a 45-minute presentation by outreach specialists from L&I’s Employment Standards program, followed by 15 minutes for questions and answers.



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       *This program is pending approval for 1 General HRCI credit

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