Review Past Event - The HR Challenge!

A Not-so Trivial Game of Employment Law
Troy Marriott Hotel

Plunkett Cooney HR Challenge Employment Law Seminar

Archived Event

Originally Held: Friday, Sept. 16, 2016
Registration: 7:30 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m. to Noon
Location: Troy Marriott Hotel
Presented by: Labor & Employment Law Practice Group

Seminar Overview

The members of Plunkett Cooney’s Labor & Employment Law Practice Group hosted employers, HR professionals and claims professionals with EPLI coverage providers during this complimentary half-day seminar that analyzed employment litigation, discuss HR best practices and covered the issues that are most commonly faced in business.

This seminar incorporated two rapid-fire question and answer sessions on various employment law topics, featuring Plunkett Cooney employment law attorneys who discussed each topic in detail. Topics included HR best practices, Title VII, Title IX, ADEA, disability discrimination and leave issues under the ADA, FMLA, and state workers’ compensation laws; FLSA pitfalls; NLRB action and guidance. The program also included a session that will cover updates on recent case law and a session that will analyze key aspects of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Specifically topics included, among others:

  • The DOL’s Final Rule updating the overtime regulations
  • The EEOC’s strategic enforcement plan
  • Addressing complicated accommodation issues under the ADA
  • The relationship between the FMLA and ADA
  • Best practices for workplace investigations of harassment and discrimination complaints
  • Compliance with the FLSA and avoiding costly collective action lawsuits


This seminar was recommended for business executives, HR professionals, employers and claims professionals with EPLI coverage providers.

Continuing Education Credit Information

This activity was approved by the HR Certification Institute for 3.5 (general) recertification credits toward the aPHR®, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi® and SPHRi® certifications. This seal may be used exclusively for activities that have been pre-approved by HRCI. This approval was valid through 9/16/2016 and was not transferable.The use of this seal confirms that this activity met HR Certification Institute's® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at


Plunkett Cooney is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program was valid for 3.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.

For more information about certification or recertification, please visit