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    RI SHRM Monthly Meeting

    Date: November 1, 2017, 7:30am – 9:30am
    Hosted at New England Tech
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    RI SHRM Monthly Meeting - Employment Law Update

    This monthly employment law update will provide you with important  information and updates, so you can stay informed about the latest labor law, compliance and regulatory issues that affect how you conduct your day-to-day HR business.

    • Latest developments in labor and employment law
    • Updates on ADA and Pregnancy Accommodations in RI and MA as well as the federal requirements
    • What you need to know about recent changes and requirements by the National Labor Relations Board and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
    • Hot employment law topics in Rhode Island


    Alicia J. Samolis, Partner - Partridge, Snow & Hahn, LLP

    Alicia is Chair of the Firm’s Labor & Employment Practice. She represents businesses and management in labor & employment litigation and compliance matters. Alicia defends employers in disputes in state and federal court, the Rhode Island Commission for Human Rights, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, federal and state wage and hour agencies, and other mediation, arbitration and administrative proceedings. On the compliance side, Alicia advises management at all stages of the employment relationship, regularly counseling senior management, human resource professionals and business owners on applicable employment laws and pending legislation.

    Alicia’s experience includes a broad range of employment issues, such as wage and hour compliance and defense, employment discrimination issues, employee handbooks, manager training, noncompetition enforcement and defense, executive employment agreements, and individual and group terminations. Prior to joining Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP, Alicia served as law clerk to the Honorable Justice Francis J. Darigan, Jr., Providence County Superior Court.

    Matthew L. Mitchell, Counsel - Partridge, Snow & Hahn, LLP 

    Matthew represents employers in a broad range of employment-related matters, including employment discrimination, sexual harassment, non-competition and confidentiality agreements, wage-hour issues and family and medical leave.
    Matthew has successfully defended clients before state and federal courts, state administrative boards and arbitration tribunals. He has also counseled and trained corporate clients on various employmentrelated topics, including supervisory training, Fair Labor Standard Act compliance and sexual harassment.

    Our Sponsor: Paul Dacey, Bryant University