2022 Employment Law Update - Navigating the New Normal

When:  Sep 21, 2022 from 09:00 to 15:00 (ET)

Wednesday, September 21, 2022
In-Person at the Michigan Chamber Office, Lansing
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

$249 members of the MI Chamber / $349 for non-members

Emerging from a global health pandemic has created a seismic shift, altering workplace rules and expectations, for HR professionals and employers across Michigan. That shift, coupled with already constantly evolving employment laws, make this interactive, in-person update a must for businesses of all sizes and kinds. 

Get the latest on trends that are emerging and here to stay as well as key workplace issues that employers must be aware and on top of – from return-to-work policies and remote work to the many changes, both societal and governmental, underway. 

Join us and employment law expert Aaron Graves from the Bodman law firm this fall to stay up to date and ahead of the key changes that may impact you and your business while gaining practical tips and tools that you can deploy. 

What you will learn:

  • Current, emerging and lasting workplace priorities and trends 
  • Issues federal regulators are on the hunt for – latest EEOC & DOL enforcement priorities 
  • How to ensure compliance when hiring in a tight labor market
  • Effectively identifying and dealing with harassment and discrimination issues
  • Successfully implementing return-to-work  policies
  • Adeptly managing remote workers and exploring potentially overlooked issues 
  • New and pending laws potential impacting Michigan employers
  • Handling difficult FLSA, FMLA and ADA issues with best practices

Expert Presenter:

Aaron Graves is the Chair of Bodman’s Workplace Law Practice Group. His expertise includes complex traditional labor issues, such as union-organizing, labor contract negotiations, grievance administration, restructuring/relocation of unionized businesses and handling unfair labor practice charges, under both the NLRA and RLA. He regularly handles employment matters, such as pre-hire screening, discrimination, harassment, wage-hour, policy administration, substance abuse, FMLA, discipline, whistleblower, retaliation, discharge and reductions in force. 


Four and a half (4.5) HR (General) recertification credit hours for PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.
Four and a half (4.5) PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.