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Membership Meeting

  • Thursday, February 20, 2020
  • 11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • DoubleTree Hotel (2431 N Glenstone Avenue Springfield, MO 65803)


  • For members that selected the pre-paid meeting fees upon renewal for 2020.
  • Student Meeting Fee for those currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program and are not a current SAHRA member or are a member of a SHRM Student Chapter.

Join us for our 2020 legislative update with Lance Witcher & panel!

A number of significant changes to labor and employment laws have taken place in the recent years.  These changes have affected employers' obligations in areas such as hiring, wages, discrimination, and termination.  We can also expect these changes in recent years; discuss the current state of the law and anticipated changes in employment law (including EEO developments, leave laws, ADA updates, and case studies); and suggest ways to be compliant with these and other anticipated changes.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Gain a better understanding of the state of labor and employment law
  2. Plan for future changes in the law that will impact your organization

HR Competences:

  1. Ethical Practice
  2. HR Expertise
  3. Critical Evaluation
  4. Business Acumen

Bio about our Speaker:

R. Lance Witcher is a shareholder in the St. Louis office of the law firm of Ogletree Deakins Law Firm.  Ogletree is one of the nation's largest labor and employment law firms, with over 900 lawyers in 55 offices worldwide, exclusively representing employers of all sizes and across many industries, including more than half of the Fortune 50 companies.  Lance recognizes the many challenges facing employers today and consistently seeks to provide business solutions to legal problems and partner with HR and in-house legal departments to deliver timely, client-centered counsel and representation.  Lance practices exclusively in the labor & employment area, primarily in litigation or employment-related disputes, and regularly counsels employers on day-to-day human resources needs.  Lance has been recognized in Best Lawyers in America, as well as "Super Lawyers" by Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, which is award ed to the top five percent of attorneys as chosen by their peers.

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