Central New York Society for Human Resource Management
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Legislative Update
Bella Domani
5988 E Taft Rd, Syracuse, NY 13212
Syracuse, NY 13212
(315) 458-2514

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Thursday, January 30, 2020, 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT
Category: Events

Program Description:

The work of Human Resources Professionals involves many issues involving legislation. The purpose of legislation is to regulate, authorize or restrict. Therefore, this session is designed to provide information on current as well as pending legislation as it relates to the function of human resources.

Bond, Schoeneck and King attorneys Katherine Ritts Schafer, Esq and Stephanie Fedorka will define these legislations in order to help HR professionals determine what it means to their work and their organization. A question and answer session will follow the presentation.

Who Should Attend:

Human Resources Professionals, Managers, Supervisors and anyone who manages employees as a regular part of their role within the organization.

This event has been approved for two (2) recertification credits through SHRM and HRCI


Katherine Ritts Schafer:   Recognized as an Upstate New York Super Lawyers Rising Star, Katherine R. Schafer is a management-side labor and employment law attorney with experience representing private and public sector employers in federal and state courts, the New York State Division of Human Rights, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, The New York State Department of Labor, The Unemployment Insurance Division, the National Labor Relations Board, and in grievances and arbitrations.  Her practice includes counseling and defending management in all aspects of labor and employment matters, including discrimination and harassment complaints, civil rights litigation, employee discipline, terminations, layoffs, handbook policies, employee agreements, separation agreements, and wage and hour issues.  She regularly defends employers in claims brought under Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), the New York State Public Employees Fair Employment Act (The Taylor Law, and the New York State Human Rights Law.  Katie also advises employers on how to comply with various employment statutes, including the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA).  Katie represents private and public sector employers in a wide variety of industries including manufacturing, health care, higher education, public school education and the service and financial industries.  She is a frequent lecturer and conducts in-house labor and employment training for human resource personnel, supervisors, and managers.


 Stephanie Fedorka– Bond, Schoeneck & King

 Stephanie focuses her practice in labor and employment law matters serving clients in both the public and private sector. Stephanie has experience in assisting clients with matters arising under Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the New York Human Rights Law, among others. She also has experience in matters arising under the National Labor Relations Act and the Taylor Law. She also has experience with issues pertaining to New York and Federal wage and hour laws and regulations.

Member = $45
Non-Member = $55
Transitional or Student = $25
1/2 table = $200 (5)
Full Table = $400 (10)

Program Registration


Contact: Please contact CNY SHRM with any questions: [email protected]