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2019 Workplace Law Forum

Tuesday, Sep. 24, 2019 • 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Legal issues affecting business leaders and human resource professionals.


11:00 a.m. Registration

11:30 a.m. Buffet Lunch

12:00 p.m. Welcome

12:10 p.m. Keynote Presentation: Applying Compliance: Labor Law Rules in Pennsylvania - Behind the Veil of Labor Law Enforcement, Bryan M. Smolock, Director, Bureau of Labor Law Compliance, Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry

1:00 p.m. Session 1 - U.S. DOL: Age-Old Issues and New Developments, Julia M. Herzing

1:45 p.m. Break

2:00 p.m. Session 2 - Medical Marijuana Update: Practical Considerations, Mark J. Kuhar

2:45 p.m. Session 3 - Employer's Guide to Unemployment Compensation, Robert D. Zaruta

3:30 p.m. Break

3:45 p.m. Session 4 - Two Years After #MeToo: What Have We Learned About Preventing Sexual Harassment and Is It Working?, Mark T. Wassell

4:30 p.m. Cocktails and Appetizers


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


This program has been approved for 3.75 credit hours of general HR-related continuing education through the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). The activity codes will be provided to attendees at the event.


Please contact Sarah Holland.

There is no cost to attend this event.


Please contact Sarah Holland with any questions.

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