From the Files of the Bizarre: The Latest, Most Unusual Employment Law Cases

2014 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: This session will explore the most bizarre employment law decisions from the last several years and how you can avoid becoming the defendant in one of these cases.
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Courts across the country issue employment-related decisions daily that involve either unusual facts or just absurd holdings. This session provides an informative and highly entertaining review of the most bizarre cases of the last several years and addresses the lessons learned from these bizarre cases. Beachboard discusses the trends in the employment law arena that may give you cause to worry, and provides tips on how to avoid such lawsuits altogether. 

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 10:45am to 12:00pm

Joseph L. Beachboard

Joseph L.

Joseph L. Beachboard is a nationally recognized expert on employment law issues. He serves as managing director of Ogletree Deakins, an employment law specialty firm with more than 850 attorneys in 52 offices. In addition to representing management in a wide variety of employment and labor matters, Mr. Beachboard speaks regularly before HR and employer groups on cutting edge employment law topics. He is a member of SHRM and for the past two decades has been a presenter at this program and the SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition. Mr. Beachboard also has developed an expertise in providing informative and engaging training programs—and has worked with dozens of companies around the country, including the cast and crew of dozens of NBC television shows (such as The Office and The Tonight Show) and the contestants, judges, and crew of several competition shows (such as So You Think You Can Dance and Master Chef).


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Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
Critical Evaluation
HR Expertise
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