Employer Consideration in a Post-Dobbs Landscape
Program 1 - MC-SHRM Members Only Special Topic (MOST) 10:30*AM-11:35AM (*Registration 10:15AM-10:30AM)
Presented by: Catherine Clifton, Attorney - Ross Gannaway Clifton PLLC
With Roe overturned, what is the state of the law and how does it affect employers?
This area of law is rapidly evolving as cases play out across the country - the answers could change from day to day.
This session will explore options and risks for employer navigating the realities of a post-Roe world.
Participant Learning Objectives:
- Examine the ways in which employers can impact and be impacted by abortion issues
- Review the implications for HIPAA and common-law privacy in the context of Dobbs
- Assess how various state and federal laws interact in an employment setting related to women’s health
- Evaluate the impact of Dobbs on benefit design
Catherine Clifton is a partner in the law firm of Ross | Gannaway | Clifton, PLLC. Catherine has more than 20 years of experience working for local governmental entities in Texas specializing in employment law. She worked with multiple local governmental entities as an employment law attorney and also served as a legal advisor for public safety. She spent several years as an administrator in a municipality, where she was responsible for Human Resources, Risk Management, and Payroll.
Catherine has advised clients on recruitment, selection, discipline, wage and hour, policies, and grievance matters, including federal and state laws related to labor and employment. Catherine also has experience with general municipal law, utility matters, public information, open meetings, and general governance matters.
Catherine is a graduate of Southwestern University and obtained her J.D. from Texas Tech University. She is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).
To Learn more about Catherine Clifton, visit: https://rossgannaway.law