RECENT LEGISLATIVE DEVELOPMENTS
This presentation will discuss what you need to know about the latest legislative developments relating to employment law.
Thomas S. Kleeh, Esquire
Steptoe & Johnson, PLLC - Charleston, WV
EMPLOYMENT LAW CLASS ACTIONS AFTER WAL-MART STORES, INC. V. DUKES
This presentation will review the latest trends in class action lawsuits and will outline strategies for defending, initiating and avoiding class claims.
Jonathan R. Marshall, Esquire
Bailey & Glasser, LLP - Charleston, WV
DEVELOPMENTS IN ARBITRATION LAW
West Virginia’s Uniform Arbitration Act was revised in July 2015. This presentation will discuss these revisions and other recent developments and decisions as a result of these amendments.
Webster J. Arceneaux, III, Esquire
Lewis Glasser Casey & Rollins, PLLC – Charleston, WV
APPEARANCE (DRESS, GROOMING, LOOKS) DISCRIMINATION
The panel will discuss an employer's ability, and the limits on that ability, to regulate appearance in the workplace. The discussion will examine how appearance regulation implicates issues of race, national origin, sex, and religion and how the law balances employers' business judgment with the identity and dignitary interests of workers.
Erika Klie Kolenich, Esquire
Klie Law Offices, PLLC – Buckhannon, WV
THE CYBERSECURITY ACT AND OTHER 'STATUTES IN THE WEEDS'
This presentation will discuss the details of the Cybersecurity Act of 2015 and what it means for you as an attorney. We will also review other often overlooked statutes affecting the workplace.
Ms. Shawn A. Morgan, Esquire
Steptoe & Johnson, PLLC – Bridgeport, WV
CONTRACTUAL CURTAILMENT OF EMPLOYMENT LAWS’ STATUTES OF LIMITATIONS
This presentation will discuss whether and to what extent contracts (most notably agreements to arbitrate) can curtail statutes of limitation in employment-related statutes.
Ryan M. Donovan, Esquire
Bailey & Glasser, LLP – Charleston, WV
THE PRACTICE OF EMPLOYMENT LAW
The panel will share strategies, pitfalls, and insights they have learned in practicing employment law and address questions and concerns raised by the audience.
Roger A. Wolfe, Esquire
Jackson Kelly, PLLC – Charleston, WV
Patrick S. Cassidy, Esquire
Cassidy Cogan Shapell & Voegelin, LC – Wheeling, WV
Lonnie C. Simmons, Esquire
DiTrapano, Barrett, DiPiero, McGinley & Simmons PLLC – Charleston, WV
Anna M. Dailey, Esquire
Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP – Charleston, WV