PA SHRM State Council

The Legal & Legislative Conference will be held on Friday, May 3rd, 2024. This event will once again be held at the Best Western Premier on Park Drive in Harrisburg. PLUS, we will be holding a Networking Happy Hour on Thursday evening from 5:30-7:30pm. ​The conference agenda will be released closer to the event.

This year’s speakers include:
Natalie Bare, Esquire
Duane Morris, LLC
Level Up to the New Salary Level: Employer Road Map to the DOL’s Proposed Overtime Rule

This session will:

1. Provide a road map for employers on developing a strategy to respond to the proposed salary level increase and to the other changes in the DOL’s proposed overtime rule.
2. Discuss important considerations related to reclassifying employees affected by the proposed increase.
3. Discuss the impact of the recent Supreme Court decision

Alex Halper
Vice President of Government Affairs, PA Chamber
Pennsylvania Legislative Updates

This session will:

1. Summarize the current legislative session and political landscape in Harrisburg.
2. Review the PA Chamber’s legislative agenda and top public policy priorities, with an emphasis on issues related to HR, workforce, labor and employment policy.
3. Discuss coordination with employers and other associations to work collectively to advance a pro-growth agenda in state government.

Jonathan Segal, Esquire
Partner and Managing Principal, Duane Morris Institute

Vicki Lipnic
Former Commissioner, EEOC

DEI: In the Legal, Political and Business Cross-Hairs

The business imperative for DEI remains strong. Just as strong are growing challenges to DEI programs and decisions made pursuant to them.

This discussion will:

1. Provide a summary of legal landscape—the Harvard/UNC decision and beyond
2. Highlight specific DEI practices that are illegal and/or create legal risk
3. Suggest approaches to DEI programs that reduce the risks and retain the value
Jennifer Craighead Carey, Esquire
Managing Partner, Barley Snyder
The State of the Nation – Employment Law 2024

This session will:

1. Review recent cases and trends from the federal courts and what may be happening at Congress and the federal agencies.
2. Discuss cases of note before the U.S. Supreme Court that may impact employment law.
3. Offer some practical tips to mitigate legal risks in this ever changing environment.
Chad Harvey
Executive Coach
Exploring Generative AI’s Impact on Leadership and Innovation

This session will:

1. Provide a clear snapshot of the current state of this transformative technology.
2. Share the reasons behind the rapid advancement of AI technologies, demystify complex concepts and highlight practical applications in the business world.
3. Provide insight into how to leverage these tools to enhance creativity, decision-making and improving operational efficiencies.
  • Regular Registration, March 2nd through April 29th: $249.00

Free chair massages will be offered the day of the conference. Please follow this link to book your massage.

Attendees wishing to book a room on Thursday evening can can use this link for booking online, or contact the hotel directly at 717-561-2800 and reference the PA State Council of HR Management room block. The group rate cannot be obtained through third party sites or through Best Western International.

Twenty-five (25) rooms have been contracted for the night of May 2, 2024.  Rate for standard rooms is $119.95 + 11% occupancy tax, per room, per night.  Rooms and group rate are valid until April 4, 2024 or until all contracted rooms are booked (whichever comes first).  Guests are responsible for securing their own reservations. Guests are responsible for 100% of lodging room costs and incidentals of their booked rooms.

We look forward to seeing you!