Model Employee Policies for the 21st Century - Agenda

8 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast (provided)

8:30 a.m.          
Welcome and Legislative Update

Travis Burton, Director of Political Affairs, Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

Basic Employment Practices
Chantell Foley, Associate, Fisher Phillips LLP

  • Remote-Work Rules
  • Employment of Relatives
  • Outside Employment
  • Safety-Related Rules
  • COVID-19 Specific Rules
  • Workplace Violence
  • Substance Abuse
  • Termination of Employment and Exit Interviews
  • Personnel Records

Non-Discrimination/Conduct Policies
Paul Goatley, Associate, Fisher Phillips LLP     

  • Equal Employment Opportunity
  • Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Inclusion
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Harassment/Discrimination Based on Race, Color, Religion, Gender, National Origin, Age, Pregnancy, or Disability
  • ADA Accommodations
  • Religious Accommodations
  • Non-Fraternization
  • Code of Conduct
  • Post-Pandemic Discrimination Issues  

ADA Issues and Policies
Tim Weatherholt, Partner, Fisher Phillips LLP

  • Review of old law
  • Summary of changes law
  • Examples of what is a disability now
  • Reasonable Accommodation guidance
  • Review of the interactive process
  • Hypotheticals

12:00 p.m.
Lunch (provided)

Employment Law Jeopardy
Aleksandr Litvinov, Associate, Fisher Phillips LLP

  • Quiz on various employment law issues in an interactive format.

Family Medical Leave Act Scenarios
Aleksandr Litvinov, Associate, Fisher Phillips LLP

  • Leave patterns
  • Various Conditions
  • Interaction with other laws
  • Certification Issues
  • Other types of leave
  • Issues with family members
  • Multiple health conditions
  • Many others

Technology, Complaint Procedures and Company Integrity Policies
Stephanie Prewitt, Foundations Human Resources Consulting

  • Internet Usage and E-mail
  • Cell Phone Usage/Texting
  • Recording Devices
  • Bring Your Own Device
  • Social Media
  • Information Security
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution/Arbitration
  • Business Ethics and Conduct
  • Corrective Action

4:30 p.m.          
Model Employee Policies for the 21st Century adjourns