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2018 Workplace Law Forum

Tuesday, Sep. 25, 2018 • 11:00 am to 6:00 pm

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11:00 a.m. Registration

11:30 a.m. Buffet Lunch

12:00 p.m. Welcome

12:10 p.m. Keynote Presentation: Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania

Dr. Elizabeth Harrington, PharmD., RISE ERIE

Daniel Spizarny, Chief of Police and Mike Nolan, Deputy Chief, City of Erie Bureau of Police

1:00 p.m. Pennsylvania's Medical Marijuana Act for Employers: What We Know and What Remains Unclear

Mark J. Kuhar and Julia M. Herzing

1:40 p.m. BREAK

1:55 p.m. Privacy in the Workplace and an Employer's Right to Monitor Their Employees' Behavior
Mark T. Wassell

2:40 p.m. Local Law Update: Ban the Box and Beyond
Julia M. Herzing

3:00 p.m. BREAK

3:15 p.m. Employer's Guide to Curbing FMLA and ADA Abuse
Robert D. Zaruta

4:00 p.m. Best Practices for HR-Related Employee Training
Mark J. Kuhar

4:20 p.m. BREAK

4:35 p.m. Mediation of Employment Litigation in Federal Courts
Neal R. Devlin

5:15 p.m. Cocktail Hour


Ambassador Center - Hemingway Ballroom 7794 Peach St., Erie, PA 16509


This program has been approved for 3.5 credit hours of general HR-related continuing education through the HR Certification Institute, as well as 3.5 credit hours (PDCs) for SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) - for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. The activity codes will be provided to attendees at the event.


Please RSVP by Sept. 11, 2018 - click here.

There is no cost to attend this event.


Please contact Sarah Holland with any questions.

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