You're invited to join us for the 35th annual Honda-Vorys Employment Law Review. We are excited about this year's program; please view the agenda and breakout session below. Please register no later than Friday, August 26. This year's program is complimentary.


Handout materials will be made available for download prior to the event and you will be notified via email.


Following Thursday's program, please join us for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres at Vorys' office from 5-7 p.m.


This program is approved for 11 credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute and the Society for Human Resource Management. This course is also approved for 11 hours of continuing legal education approval in Ohio.


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8:15 A.M.  Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:45 A.M. Welcome
9:00 A.M.  Decisions, Decisions, Decisions!
10:00 A.M.  Conducting Effective Workplace Investigations
10:45 A.M.  Morning Break
11:00 A.M.  Discrimination Update
12:00 P.M.  Buffet Lunch
1:00 P.M.  How Much is Enough? Effective Strategies for the ADA Accommodation Process
1:45 P.M.  Employer Cybersecurity Considerations: Top 10 Ways to Protect Associate Data
2:15 P.M.  Legal Challenges in Hiring
2:45 P.M.  Afternoon Break
3:00 P.M.  Breakout Session:
  Immigration Sponsorship Options and Updates Impacting Sponsorship
  Benefits Back to Basics: COBRA
  Ohio Workers' Compensation Updates
3:50 P.M.  Wage and Hour Update
4:30 P.M.  Update on Workplace Opioid Crisis 
5:00 P.M.  Reception at the offices of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
52 East Gay Street
Cocktails and Hors d'oeuvres
7:30 A.M.  Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 A.M.  NLRB and Labor Update
9:00 A.M.  Reviewing and Updating Your Employee Handbook for 2022
9:30 A.M.  Morning Break
9:45 A.M.  Automotive Industry Update 
11:00 A.M.  FMLAcations: Best Practices for Preventing FMLA Abuse 
11:30 A.M.  OSHA Update: A Look Back and a Look Forward
12:00 P.M.  Buffet Lunch
1:00 P.M.  Response to Disruptive and Distressed Individuals
1:45 P.M. Afternoon Break
2:00 P.M. Surviving & Thriving in HR