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Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Madalene Witterholt, JD

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Tom Robertson, JD, Barrow & Grimm - Retaliation in the Workplace

Retaliation in the Workplace and how it can impact your company: Is a bad reference retaliation? How do employers disprove retaliation claims? What is the time proximity of the retaliation to assure validity? Can retaliation be seen as harassment? Can an employee prove a termination was retaliation? How to train your managers and supervisors to avoid retaliation.

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Stuart Kasiske, In-house Counsel and HR Director, ONEOK

Stuart has over 20 years of employment law and employment benefits experience with a law firm in D.C. He joined ONEOK as in house counsel in 2015. He has extensive knowledge in ERISA. His full topic outline will be published later.

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

FLSA Blocked

FLSA UPDATE!! The Overtime Rule Has Been Blocked. A Federal Judge in Sherman, Texas, blocked a Labor Department rule that would have expanded overtime protections to more workers as of Dec. 1, 2016.

U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant issued a nationwide preliminary injunction against the rule, which he said improperly creates a salary test to determine who is protected by the Fair Labor Standards Act’s “white collar” exemption.

Tuesday’s ruling delays implementation of the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) new regulations which would have increased the number of employees entitled to overtime pay. The court’s decision calls into question whether these proposed overtime changes ever will go into effect.


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