All Things Supreme Court, Texas Legislature, and COVID-19
Program 1 - MC-SHRM Members Only Special Topic (MOST) 10:15*AM-11:20AM (*Registration 10:00AM-10:15AM)
Presented by: Julia Gannaway, Attorney - Ross Gannaway PLLC
With a new presidential administration and new Supreme Court justices, this year’s United States Supreme Court session had many eyes on it. The Texas Legislature has had a busy legislative session passing hundreds of new laws. As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on with the Delta variant and debates about vaccinations, many of us are wondering how the rapidly changing state and federal executive orders, policies, and rulings affect our day-to-day lives.
This session, led by Julia Gannaway, will help you get up-to-date on the Supreme Court, relevant new Texas laws, and all things COVID-19!
Participant Learning Objectives:
- Explore a comprehensive understanding of interactions between general employment law and specific Human Resources application
- Examine topics of current importance in an open discussion related to employment resources
- Discuss the new federal and state COVID-19 guidelines and their workplace implications
Julia Gannaway - is a partner in the law firm of Ross | Gannaway, PLLC.
Her practice is dedicated largely to employment in the public sector, and the firm represents only employers. The firm’s office is located in Southlake, but their clients are all around the state. She advises clients on matters relating to employer investigations and public safety disciplinary actions in Chapter 143 settings and non-Chapter 143 cities; matters relating to the Fair Labor Standards Act and Texas law regarding clients before Federal and State courts, administrative hearings for civil service and TCOLE, and in EEOC/DOL investigations.
Julia is a 1991 graduate of Texas A&M with an economics degree and obtained her J.D. from the University of Houston in 1994. Julia worked as an Assistant City Attorney in Odessa and Bryan before transitioning to private practice. She is a member of the Texas City Attorney’s Association and the Texas Bar College. Julia currently serves on the Fort Worth HR Board of Directors as Legal and Legislative Director. She also is a regular participant and speaker with the Texas Police Chief Association – Police Legal Advisor professional group.
To learn more about Julia Gannaway, visit: https://rossgannaway.law
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