Employment Law Update

Date(s) - 05/25/2021 - 05/26/2021
12:30 pm - 4:15 pm


Two half-day Online Sessions

Tuesday & Wednesday, May 25-26, 2021
12:30 – 4:15 PM

RECERTIFICATION CREDIT – This program is approved for 6 hours of SHRM recertification and HRCI Business recertification credit.


Our annual employment law update is not only one of our most popular, but one of our most important. This year’s event, while still virtual, will focus on issues in employment law on both the local and national stage. This year’s event is expanded into TWO half-day events so you can spend your mornings catching up on work and your afternoons learning new information!

Keep scrolling for our schedule for the event listing the confirmed speakers and their sessions/topics. Below is a summary for each session, followed by bios for each of our speakers.

Stay tuned for more details!

Don’t miss your opportunity to get up to date on critical issues in employment law—both local and national! Register today!

Interested in the topics, but can’t attend live? Registration includes access to session recordings, available to registrants for up to 3 weeks following the program!


Tuesday, May 25, 2021
12:30 – 12:40 p.m. Welcome & Introductions

12:40 – 1:40  Biden’s Regulatory World – Wage & Hour, DOL, etc.:  A New Reckoning?
Jason E. Reisman – Blank Rome LLP

1:55 – 2:55  Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Legal Update
Mindy Weinstein, Director, Washington Field Office – EEOC

3:10 – 4:10  Brighter Days Ahead? Opportunities and Challenges for Employment-Based Immigration
Justin Storch, Associate Attorney, International Practice – Erickson Immigration Group

Wednesday, May 26, 2021
12:30 – 12:40 p.m. Welcome & Introductions

12:40 – 1:40  Employment Law Update:  A Look at Developments in the DMV
Donna Glover, Shareholder – Baker Donelson

1:55 – 2:55  DC Slams The Door On Non-Competes:  What Does It All Mean For Employers?
Paul Kennedy, Shareholder – Littler
Dan Morgan – Blank Rome LLP

3:10 – 4:10  Hot Topics in Employee Benefits Compliance
Jennifer Berman, JD, Senior Vice President, Compliance and ERISA Counsel – KELLY


*The information discussed in this program is not intended as legal advice and is only to discuss general updates and information on developments in the law and workplace. Some of the information may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.


$99 DC SHRM Members 

$149 Non-members 
(Not a member of DC SHRM? Before signing up for this event, consider joining! Membership for HR professionals is $75 or $65 if you are also a member of SHRM. So, for $15 or $25 more than the non-member price of this program, you can be a member of the association for an entire year AND register at the member rate for this event. Membership includes discounted pricing for all of our events and free networking events. You also receive content updates and free job postings for your company. In addition, members only are eligible for our mentor program. Click here to join.)

Registration includes access to live Zoom sessions on May 25 and 26, as well as access to recordings of all sessions for three weeks following the event!

Refund Policy:  Refund requests must be made via email to info@dcshrm.org. No refunds will be provided for this event after May 17.

Special Opportunity for Nonmembers:

Any nonmember who joins DC SHRM in the month of May, will not only receive reduced registration for this event, but they will also be entered into a drawing to win one of 4 Amazon Gift Cards. Join DC SHRM today for your chance to win!



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