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    Employment Law Update

    Date: February 16, 2022, 8:00am – 9:00am
    Cheryl Knight
    SHRM Member $10 Non-Member $15
    Event Type:
    Chapter Meeting
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    Employment Law Update


    SHRM Olympia is proud to present Ben Eckhart, of Archbright to provide an employment law update for 2022!        


    Ben Eckhart is a Staff Attorney for Archbright. In his role, he advises and guides members, conducts investigations, and facilitates trainings. Previously, he worked as an attorney at Winterbauer & Diamond, a boutique employment defense law firm in Seattle.  He earned his B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, his J.D. from the University of Denver, School of Law, and is a member of the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI) and the King County Bar Association. Ben is licensed to practice law in Washington.



    Program Information:  

    Description: Stay updated on the recent developments in labor and employment law. We will review the effects—positive and negative—of recent litigation, legislation, and agency trends. Additionally, we will explore a wide range of cutting-edge labor and employment topics impacting Washington employers of all sizes.


    Participants will:

    • Changes to paid family and medical leave in 2022
    • Latest activity with COVID vaccine mandates and legislative changes impacting employees 
    • Updates on other laws and court cases covering wage and hour, independent contractors, EEOC and ADA, and the future of remote work
    • A look at what’s on the horizon (with a summary of key legislation impacting employers from the 2022 legislative session)


    1.0 General HRCI Credit - PENDING!

    1.0 SHRM Credit - PENDING!