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14th Annual
14th Annual

2021 Virtual HR & Employment Law Conference

June 10 & 11, 2021 Live Stream

The 2021 HR & Employment Law Conference will offer a range of invaluable insights into the latest trends and developments in HR and employment law.

During this 2-day virtual conference, you’ll hear from a lineup of expert speakers curated by MEA’s legal team bringing you the latest legal and regulatory updates. Perfect for HR professionals, business owners and executives, corporate counsels, managers and supervisors, MEA’s premier annual event is always a great learning opportunity.

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June 10, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
June 11, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM


HRCI: 4.5 Credits
SHRM: 4.5 Credits
CLE: 4.5 Credits
CPE: 5 Credits

Speakers & Topics

Covid-19 HR & Legal Issues

Amy McAndrew, Esq., Director of Legal and Compliance Services — MEA We will discuss the latest Covid-19 employment-related issues your business is facing, including returning to the physical workplace, vaccination and workplace safety measures.

Employment Law 2021… and Beyond: What Happened, What’s Next, and What to do About It

Michael G. Trachtman Director, Wisler Pearlstine General Counsel Initiative One of the most daunting challenges employers face will focus on an array of foundational changes in employment law. Learn how to use the coming changes in employment law as a key to future success.

Latest EEOC Enforcement Trends

Debra Lawrence, Regional Attorney, Philadelphia District Office — Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Learn how discrimination law is ever evolving, and how the EEOC’s enforcement and litigation efforts impact your organization.

Conducting Workplace Investigations in a Virtual World

Kelly Day, Esq. — Day Law Group We’ll revisit the do's and don'ts of workplace investigations, with an emphasis on the unique challenges of virtual investigations.

Medical & Recreational Marijuana and the Workplace

Dan O'Meara, Shareholder and Janice Dubler, Shareholder — Ogletree Deakins Hear about developments and trends in state and federal laws concerning marijuana (including New Jersey and Pennsylvania), and how these changes affect the workplace.

DEI and the Law: Pronouns in the Workplace

Ciana Williams, Esq. — Senior Employment Council and Diversity and Inclusion Leader — MEA We will discuss the state of the law around pronouns in the workplace, and raise awareness as to why some companies are encouraging employees to share their pronouns with coworkers and clients.
“Relevant, current and delivered in a manner that held my interest.” – Donna S.
“Speakers were lively, informative and the content was very relevant and helpful.” – Suzanne C.
“One person HR Departments need this information and there is no easier way to get it.” – April A.
“Always great speakers and topics. Particularly enjoy the annual legal update by Michael Trachtman to start the day.” – Donna S.
“The conference is always worthwhile and appreciate all the efforts that go into making this a great day for all attendees.” – Christy B.


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Cancellations & Refunds

Substitutions are accepted and encouraged when you are unable to attend. If you are unable to attend, you may cancel up to 5 business days before the conference and your company will not be billed. If you must cancel* within 5 business days, or if you do not cancel and do not attend, your company will be charged the full price of the conference.

*Cancellation notice must be received in writing. Email us to cancel or change your registration.

Accreditation Details

This program is approved for recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI). Please be sure to note the program ID number on your recertification application form. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HRCI homepage at The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.
MEA is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Website: All MEA courses are basic and do not require prerequisites or advanced preparation. All courses in this catalog are group live.
The MidAtlantic Employers’ Association (MEA) is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.
This program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for [applicable] hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and 0.0 hours of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit. Any attorney who wishes to participate in a seminar may send a signed, written request with background information and an explanation for why the seminar fee causes financial hardship 30 days prior to the program in order to receive a reduced fee.