Join us for ELLU 2022!

Register for the 2022 Employment Labor Law Conference 

The past year has resulted in many significant changes to employment law. Ensure you’re ahead of the curve and join us for the 2022 Employment and Labor Law Update! 

While our in-person option is sold out, we invite you to attend virtually! This two-day conference on May 19 & 20 connects HR professionals and business leaders with the legal updates crucial to effectively running a compliant organization.

Presented by expert attorneys, attendees will deep-dive into the latest need-to-know topics, including what current legal land mines to avoid and compliance best practices.

Catapult Employer’s Association and Ogletree Deakins are proud to deliver the critical information you need to fuel your best decision-making.

Who Should Attend?

This seminar is designed for human resource professionals, corporate counsel, supervisors and managers, and business owners. The seminar is a cost-effective opportunity to get specific, practical advice from Ogletree’s experienced employment lawyers.  

Where Will the Conference Be Held?

Virtual attendees will be emailed a livestream link in the days leading up to the conference. 

Attendees Receive Credits

Catapult is an approved provider for HRCI, SHRM and NASBA. In addition, Catapult will provide credit information for CLEs for the Employment Law Update programs.

HR Thought Leader speaking to a Crowd

HOTELS

Not sure where to stay? No problem! For in-person attendees, Catapult has negotiated hotel rates at four hotels near the conference venue. Explore options below.

Please note: Catapult is not responsible for booking hotel accommodations.

Walking Distance 

Hyatt House North Hills

Online Booking Code: 167174

Phone: 919-363-0771

Hyatt Brand

Mon – Th = $179 per night + tax

Fri – Sat = $169 per night + tax

 

AC Hotel Raleigh North Hills

Online Booking Code: D0859

Phone: 919-571-2500

Marriott Brand

Mon – Th = $209 per night + tax

Fri – Sun = $169 + tax

 

Renaissance Raleigh North Hills  

Online Booking Code: D0859

Phone: 919-571-8773

Marriott Brand

Mon – Th = $299 per night + tax

Fri – Sun = $179 + tax

 

 

Five-Minute Drive

Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley 

Online Booking Code: D0859

Phone:  919-781-7000

Marriott Brand

Mon – Th = $159 per night + tax

Fri – Sun = $129 + tax

  

 

  1. Special rates only work for the hotels listed above. You must book directly through the hotel’s website or reservation department to receive the discounted rate.
     
  2. You must ask for the Catapult Rate initially while making the reservation. Reference the booking code when speaking with a reservation agent.  

  3. The discounted rates are available based on the hotel's availability. 

  4. A credit card or debit card is required to hold your reservation. You must provide your card and ID at check-in for your room, tax and incidental fees. 

  5. If you are a Marriott or Hyatt loyalty member, you can add your loyalty number to your reservation earn points towards your stays. 

  6. If any of the hotels are running a special promotion, you may find a cheaper rate available. (Loyalty members can typically find discounts!)

  7. Reservations booked through third-party websites like Expedia, Booking.com or Priceline will not offer a Catapult rate. These sites are great to use for last-minute bookings, but if you book in advance and cancel, they tend to not refund any deposits paid. You do not receive loyalty points when booking through third-party websites.

Agenda
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Questions? Reach out to the Catapult Events team at meeting@letscatapult.org

Review the full agenda, including session descriptions, in this link.

8:00 AM – 8:45 AM EDT: Registration, Breakfast and Networking (In-Person Attendees Only)

 

8:45 AM – 9:00 AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Speakers: Cheryl Richards, Ph.D., and Bob Sar

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM EDT
“Headline News: Key Developments Impacting Employers”
Speakers: Bob Sar and Jefferson Whisenant

9:45 AM – 10:30 AM EDT
“Everyone’s Favorite New Accommodation: Working from Home”
Speakers: Kevin Joyner and Michael Cohen

10:30 AM – 10:45 AM EDT
Break

10:45 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
“The Shifting Scale of Sexual Harassment: How the Focus, Size and Allegations Have Evolved”
Speakers: Paul Holscher and Maggie Santeen 

11:30 AM – 12:15 PM EDT
“Non-Compete, Non-Solicit and Confidentiality Agreements are Not Enough!”
Speakers: Allen Thomas and Michael Cohen

12:15 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
Lunch
 

1:30 PM – 2:15 PM EDT
“A Return to ‘Normal’ OSHA Enforcement Post-COVID-19:  What Exactly Might that Look Like?”
Speakers: Michael McKnight and Jefferson Whisenant 

2:15 PM– 2:30 PM EDT
Break
 

2:30 PM – 3:15 PM EDT
“The Future of Work: Navigating Global Mobility, Remote Work & Immigration Compliance”
Speaker: Bernhard Mueller

3:15 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
“Creating Good Evidence: Performance Management Strategies”
Speakers: Bob Sar and Haseeb Fatmi

4:00 PM EDT
Day 1 Wrap-Up
Speakers: Cheryl Richards, Ph.D. and Bob Sar

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Reception (In-Person Attendees Only)

Review the full agenda, including session descriptions, in this link.

8:00 AM – 8:45 AM EDT: Registration, Breakfast and Networking (In-Person Attendees Only)

 

8:45 AM – 9:00 AM EDT
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Speaker: Cheryl Richards, Ph.D., and Bob Sar

 

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM EDT

“Multi-Jurisdictional Compliance: More States, More Problems”
Speakers: Kevin Joyner and Savannah Singletary

 

9:45 AM – 10:30 AM EDT
“North Carolina & South Carolina Law Update”
Speakers: Allen Thomas and Vanessa Garrido
 
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM EDT

Break

 

10:45 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
“How to Investigate Workplace Complaints: A ‘Graduate-Level’ Practicum”
Speakers: Bob Sar, Kevin Joyner and Savannah Singletary

 

11:30 AM – 12:15 PM EDT
“Background Checking”
Speakers: Michael McKnight and Vanessa Garrido

 

12:15 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
Lunch

 

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM EDT
“The Next Wave? The Latest Topics in Discrimination, Harassment, and Wage and Hour Litigation”
Speakers: Paul Holscher and Haseeb Fatmi

 

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM EDT
“Stump the Lawyers Panel”

 

3:30 PM – 3:45 PM EDT
Closing Remarks
Speakers: Cheryl Richards, Ph.D., and Bob Sar