Oklahoma Hotel and Lodging Association - Event Information
OKWIL Event: Oklahoma Hospitality Employment Law Trends that Impact Your State
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Join OKWIL from 9:00am-12:00pm for a seminar on employment law trends, presented by Andria Ryan of Fisher Phillips. The seminar will be held in both Oklahoma City and Tulsa; simply choose the date and location that works best for you!
Think you have all the answers to maneuver the changing trends and state laws regarding employment? Think again! It's ever-changing and you need to be informed more today than ever - and it may even require you update your employment policies.
Fisher Phillips is one of the leading labor and employment law firms specializing in hospitality law with more than 32 offices nationwide.
In this session, veteran attorney Andria Ryan will address how to recognize and remedy the most common wage and hour violations, practical tips to accommodate employees’ religious beliefs, discrimination, how to ensure you are complying with state and federal discrimination and whistleblower laws, and how to handle transitioning and transgender employees.
She will also cover the latest trends in local and state laws that relate to criminal background checks, sick leave, scheduling, and marijuana use. And last but not least, we will have a timely discussion about how to prevent and respond to harassment and avoid becoming the next #MeToo employer.
Cost is $50/person. Registration is transferable but non-refundable and processed by the Oklahoma Restaurant Association.
August 14, 2018
Francis Tuttle Technology Center
12777 N Rockwell Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73142
August 15, 2018
Tulsa Tech - Owasso Campus
10800 N 140th E Avenue
Owasso, OK 74055
9:00am - 12:00pm
Andria Ryan is a partner in the Atlanta office and she serves as the chair of the firm's Hospitality Industry Practice Group. She represents employers in virtually every area of employment and labor law.
Andria represents employees throughout the United States in defending employment discrimination and harassment cases as well as handling traditional labor matters such as unfair labor practices and union campaigns.
She spends much of her time counseling employers in day to day employment and labor decisions and educating employers about prevention and practical solutions to workplace problems.
She is a frequent speaker to industry groups and human resources professionals on such topics as avoiding harassment in the workplace, maintaining a union free workplace, avoiding discrimination claims, proper interviewing, and effective discipline and discharge techniques.
In 2007, she received the Chairman's Award from the Colorado Hotel & Lodging Association for her development of the Employment Compliance Guide for Colorado Hospitality Employers. She and Fisher Phillips have also been honored by the South Carolina Hospitality Association as Supplier of the Year – Stars of the Hospitality Industry Awards 1994-2015 and the Washington Lodging Association for valuable contributions by an Allied member. Andria is "AV" Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.