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September 2021 - MOST Meeting

  • 21 Sep 2021
  • 2:00 PM - 3:20 PM (CDT)
  • September will be: Zoom Virtual Meeting


  • Late Registration Fee for MC-SHRM Members only.
  • Registration Fee for MC-sHRM Members only.
  • This fee is for Students that are not a MC-SHRM Member and are registering for the MOST meeting.

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Trial (and Error): COVID-19 and its Evolving Employment Law Challenges

Program 1 - MC-SHRM Members Only Special Topic (MOST)    2:15*PM-3:20PM (*Registration 2:00PM-2:15PM)

Presented by:  Haley Paul, Senior Council - Greathouse Holloway McFadden Trachtenberg PLLC  


The Covid-19 pandemic has felt like a labyrinth for HR professionals filled with potential hidden pitfalls. Every time it seems HR and legal professionals are getting a handle on the situation, new questions arise.

This presentation will focus on the evolving employment law issues and recent case law concerning COVID-19. It will cover such topics as testing, vaccines, remote work, and sick time.

Participants Learning Objectives:

    • Examine proper protocol for testing and quarantine/isolation for employees based on current CDC and OSHA standards     
    • Compare and contrast mandatory and voluntary vaccine programs and discuss legal risks associated with same    
    • Recognize requests for disability and religious accommodation 
    • Explore corporate social responsibility   
    • Analyze remote work models and sick leave practices and identify best practices for same   

      Haley Paul, Senior Counsel is a skilled labor and employment attorney. Her primary focus is on counseling clients on a wide array of employment-related issues including, hiring,
      onboarding, compensation, discipline, terminations, and workplace accommodations. She has represented clients in matters involving federal and state wage and hour disputes, discrimination claims, misappropriation of trade secrets, and noncompete agreements. She regularly conducts internal investigations and audits of her clients’ employment practices, and enjoys providing trainings to human resource personnel, managers, and other employees. She is also experienced in negotiating and drafting a variety of employment contracts.

      During law school, Haley served as an Articles Editor for the South Texas Law Review and interned for the Honorable Judge David Hittner of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

      Haley’s clients appreciate her pragmatic approach and the thought and detail that go into her advice and counsel. Her ability to identify potential pitfalls before they become problems is invaluable.

      To Learn more about Haley Paul, visit:


      Contact us:


      P.O. Box 8796

      The Woodlands, TX 77387

      (936) 321-2370

      Montgomery County Society for Human Resource Management is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. 

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