Half-Day 2020 LEGAL UPDATE
in partnership with
Renea Saade & Sean Halloran
7:30 – Registration
8:00 – 9:30 Employment Law Hot Topics: What’s Changed and What is Sticking Around
9:30 – 9:45 Break
9:45 – 11:15 Tips for Keeping Up in a Changing Workplace
11:15 – 12:00 Lunch
12:00 – 1:00 Time to Mind the Gap: Ways to Ensure Pay Equity and Fair Pay Practices
Renea Saade routinely assists employers with various employment law matters, including drafting, revising, and enforcing their employee manuals, non-compete/non-solicitation agreements, and employment contracts. Renea also provides practical advice, workplace investigations, and on-site training for her clients on the topics of preventing harassment and discrimination in the workplace (including trainings pursuant to a conciliation or settlement agreement), wage/hour compliance, leave laws, performance reviews and hiring/firing. Renea regularly appears before federal and state courts and defends employers against lawsuits and represents their interests in agency audits and investigations, including, but not limited to, those performed by the EEOC, state and municipal human/equal rights commissions, U.S. Department of Labor and state labor agencies.
Renea has also served as a court approved arbitrator and mediator. She currently serves as a volunteer mediator for Alaska’s Third Judicial District Court and a Pro Bono Mediator for the EEOC.
Sean Halloran has been advising clients on a wide variety of employment law matters for two decades. His broad range of experience includes representing and counseling employers with respect to: • Employment discrimination and harassment • Wrongful termination • Workplace accommodation • Employee discharge, discipline, and employer investigations • Wage and hour compliance • Occupational safety and health issues • Contract interference issues • Non-competition agreements • Employment contracts • Employee handbooks and the development and review of personnel policies. Prior to joining Littler, Sean was a shareholder in an Alaska law firm, where his practice also focused on employment related issues. Before that, he served as a law clerk to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Board of Bar Overseers. He began his legal career after many years in education, where he primarily worked as a teacher and administrator in high school and university settings.