2024 Managing Labor + Employee Relations Seminar

Fawcett Center

Pending 3.5 CLE credit hours + 3.5 SHRM credit hours

In-Person Option – Registration + Breakfast Starts at 8:00 a.m.
Full Program and Virtual Option starts at 8:30 a.m.

Kegler Brown’s annual Managing Labor and Employee Relations seminar will take place both in person and virtually on Thursday, May 9, 2024. This year’s seminar will focus on timely information regarding labor and employee relations, and offer CLE and SHRM credit hours.


  • 8:30 a.m. "But...It's Legal" | Tony Fiore
    Tony will provide comprehensive updates on the ever-evolving landscape of recreational marijuana laws. Tony will explore recent legislative changes and emerging trends in recreational marijuana laws, offering valuable insights into the implications for employers. Attendees will gain a clear understanding of the timeline for when employers will need to address recreational marijuana legalization, ensuring they are well-prepared to navigate this complex legal terrain.
  • 9:15 a.m. Break
  • 9:30 a.m. No More Nonsense: Workplace Harassment Investigations, Documentation, and Retaliation Awareness | Danielle Crane
    Danielle will provide insights on investigating and documenting workplace harassment complaints. Learn how to appropriately conduct an investigation, mitigate risk, and implement effective documentation practices. Additionally, gain awareness of employer responsibilities regarding retaliation following investigations, ensuring a safe and inclusive work environment for all.
  • 10:15 a.m. Mastering FLSA Collective and Class Actions | Nicholas Bobb
    Join Nick as he navigates the complexities of Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) collective and class actions. Explore how employees unite in FLSA collective actions and dissect the dynamics of FLSA class actions. Nick covers filing requirements, recent legal shifts post-Clark decision, and best practices for employers. Gain insights into representative plaintiffs, advantages, challenges, and certification processes. Learn from Nick's expertise to navigate FLSA challenges effectively in today's legal landscape.
  • 11:00 a.m. Break
  • 11:15 a.m. 21st Century (ADA) Digital Boy | Brendan Feheley
    Brendan will discuss the fundamental aspects of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), providing invaluable insights into its evolving landscape, particularly in light of recent changes following the pandemic. He will offer practical guidance on navigating the complexities of ADA regulations, placing a special emphasis on reasonable accommodations in the workplace. Discover the latest developments, overcome challenges, and gain insight into best practices for fostering inclusivity and accessibility for employees with disabilities.
  • 12:15 p.m. Q+A

Registration + Fee

Please RSVP by Tuesday, May 7, by clicking one of the RSVP buttons below or by contacting Lindsey Dilsaver at [email protected] or (614) 462-5481. This seminar will take place in-person and will also be available through GoToWebinar with a livestream option.

We accept checks and credit cards (except American Express). Checks should be made out to Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter and can be mailed to 65 E. State Street, Suite 1800, Columbus, OH 43215, attn.: Lindsey Dilsaver. To pay with credit card, please contact Lindsey Dilsaver at (614) 462-5481.

Register: Virtual Option

There is a $70.00 fee to attend the program virtually. The virtual seminar credentials will be sent closer to the event date. RSVP to Our Virtual Seminar >

In-Person Option

There is a $95.00 fee to attend this program in person. The in-person program will be held at the Fawcett Center (2400 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH 43210). A full breakfast buffet will be provided to in-person attendees. The price increase for the in-person cost is related to facility, hard copy materials, and food costs. We were able to reserve the large banquet room that we have used in the past, which will allow for plenty of room to spread out. RSVP to Our In-Person Seminar >

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