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By popular demand, TAB and Texas SHRM are bringing you the most comprehensive employment law conference in the state, the Employment Relations Symposium, in one of the best resort settings in San Antonio: Westin Riverwalk, August 11-12.

For over 30 years, attorneys, HR professionals and business owners have attended this conference to learn best practices, legal updates and the newest employment trends. 

Earn up to 8.75 CLE hours
HR/professional development creditTexasSHRM  

Agenda

Thursday, August 11th, 2022


8:00 a.m.                     Breakfast with Exhibitors, Registration and Networking
                       
8:45 a.m.                     Welcome       
                                       C.B. Burns, Partner, Kemp Smith LLP            

 
9:15 – 10:00 a.m.       Keynote | Remote Workers: Not as Simple as it Seems *0.75
                                      Audrey E. Mross, Lawyer, Munck Wilson Mandala
 
10:00 – 10:15 a.m.     Break with Exhibitors
 

10:15 – 11:00 a.m.     TWC Update: How COVID-19 Impacted Unemployment
                                     Claims & Employer Taxes 
*0.75
                                     Tommy Simmons, Legal Counsel, Texas Workforce Commission 

 
11:15 – 12:00 p.m.     Revealing Survey Findings on Health Costs *0.75
                                     Glenn Hamer, President & CEO, Texas Association of Business
                                     Jamie Dudensing, CEO, Texas Association of Health Plans

 
12:15 – 1:30 p.m.       Lunch & Keynote | COVID: Impact on Industry, Workforce,
                                  and Next Steps
*1.25
                                     Rich Froeschle, Chief Economist, Texas State Technical College
 
1:30 – 2:00 p.m.         Break with Exhibitors

2:00 – 2:50 p.m.         Navigating The Price of Talent Acquisition and The Potential
                                  For an Impending Train Wreck
*0.8

                                     Sarah Glaser, Principal, Lloyd, Gossilink, Rochelle, & Townsend PC
                                     Mike Kahn, Executive Senior Partner Korn Ferry

                                     LaTonya McElroy, Chief People Officer, BCS Data Center Operations
                                     Bob Cartwright, President & CEO, Intelligent Compensation, LLC


3:00 – 3:50 p.m.         Second Chance Employment *0.8
                                   Megan Mauro, SVP Policy & Advocacy, Texas Association of Business
                                     Catherine Clifton, Attorney, Ross | Gannaway | Clifton, PLLC

                                     Cheri Garcia, Founder, Cornbread Hustle
                                     Ken Kuwamura Jr, Manager of Strategic Partnerships, Union Pacific Railroad

 
4:00 – 4:50 p.m.        Antitrust Risks Arising from No-Poach and
                                 Wage-Fixing Agreements
*0.8

                                    Bradley C. Weber, Partner, Locke Lord LLP
                                    Paul Coggins, Partner, Locke Lord LLP
 
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.         Reception
 
 


 
8:00 a.m.                   Breakfast with Exhibitors, Registration and Networking
 
8:30 - 9:15 a.m.          Year Two of the Pandemic – A Legal Update *0.8
                                     David Schlottman, Partner, Jackson Walker LLP
 
9:20 – 10:05 a.m.       What You Put on Paper Can and Will Be Held Against You*0.75
                                     Gilbert Sanchez, Partner, Kemp Smith LLP
 
10:10 – 10:55 a.m.     Latest News on Immigration *0.75
                                      Kevin Lashus, Partner, Fisher Broyles
 
11:00 – 11:45 a.m.     2022 Wage & Hour Issues *0.75
                                      Kim Miers, Office Managing Shareholder, Littler
 
11:50 – 12:00 p.m.     Basket Give-Aways & Closing Remarks
                                      C.B. Burns, Partner, Kemp Smith LLP

Friday, August 12th, 2022