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    Annual All-Day Legal Update Session

    Date: September 21, 2023, 8:30am – 5:00pm
    Warm Hearth Village Center
    2387 Warm Hearth Drive
    Blacksburg, VA 24060

    Free for Members
    Event Type:
    Hybrid Meeting
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    New River Valley Chapter of SHRM, Inc.

    Annual All-Day Legal Update Session

    Approved for 8 Hours Certification Credits (SHRM/HRCI)

    September 21, 2023, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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    8:30 - 8:45 am                 Introductions and Opening Remarks
    Carlan Myers, Warm Hearth Village

    8:45 - 10:00 am               Big 3 Agency Update (EEOC/DOL/NLRB)
    King F. Tower & Olivia Moulds, Woods Rogers Vandeventer Black PLC

    10:15 - 11:15 am             2023 Lookback and 2024 Preview: 10 Critical Decisions
    from the SCOTUS and the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals All Employers Should Review, and A Few New Cases to Track 
    R. Bryan Holbrook, Fisher & Phillips LLP

    11:30 am - 12:30 pm       Religious Accommodation in the Workplace
    (in light of the Supreme Court’s Groff v. DeJoy Decision)  
    Brian S. Wheeler, CowanPerry PC

    12:30 - 1:30 pm               Lunch

    1:30 - 2:30 pm                 I-9s: Internal Audits, Foreign Workers, and Everything Else
    You Neeed to Know  
    Rachel L. D. Thompson, Poarch Thompson Law

    2:30 - 3:30 pm                 Drug Use and Testing Issues in the Workers’ Compensation John S. Honeycutt, Lucas & Kite PLC

    3:30 - 3:45 pm                 Coffee Break

    3:45 - 4:45 pm                 Navigating Complex Employee Challenges  Neely Conner, Carilion Employee Assistance Program

    4:45 - 5:00 pm                 Closing Remarks