The Biden Administration and What It Will Mean for the Workplace
Program 2 - MC-SHRM General Meeting 11:45*AM-1:00PM (*Registration 11:30AM-11:45AM)
Presented by: David L. Barron & Aaron Holt, Attorneys – Cozen O'Connor
With incoming President Joe Biden comes new administration policies and regulatory agenda. Employers and human resources professionals are looking ahead to predict what to expect from the Biden administration and how it will impact the workplace.
This session will explore what changes employers can expect on a host of various employment issues, including the federal minimum wage, classification of independent contractors, paid leave and new executive orders, to name a few. We will discuss proactive strategies and what employers can do now to begin planning for significant changes to the regulatory and employment law landscape.
Participants Learning Objectives:
David Barron is board certified in Labor and Employment law. David assists his clients with labor and employment needs, including representing clients at trials involving wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, collective action overtime claims, and whistle-blower suits. He counsels clients on labor negotiations, elections, strikes, and corporate campaigns by unions; litigates disputes before the National Labor Relations Board, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and Department of Labor; and advises management on various employment issues, including wage and hour, federal contractor compliance, employee terminations, discrimination and harassment claims, drafting and enforcement of non-compete agreements, Sarbanes Oxley, and OSHA matters .
Aaron Holt is a Board Certified Labor and Employment lawyer from Houston, Texas. Aaron exclusively represents employers and management against plaintiffs’ attorneys and overly aggressive government agencies in a wide variety of employment litigation matters. As a former felony prosecutor in Houston, Aaron utilizes a wide range of trial experience to advise both large and small employers on legal compliance and risk assessment for any employment or labor law issue. As part of his firm’s philosophy of preventing lawsuits before they happen, Aaron regularly conducts manager and supervisor training on various employment laws, hiring practices, Interviewing techniques and employee discipline. Real-world trial experience informs all of Aaron's training, and he is a frequent speaker on a number of employment law and litigation topics.
To Learn more about David Barron & Aaron Holt, visit: www.cozen.com