Virtual Workshops

“Navigating Higher Ed HR's Most Pressing Employment Law Challenges — Fall 2020 Edition”

 Wednesday, November 18 | 1:00-3:00 p.m. ET

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$95 for CUPA-HR Members | $195 for Nonmembers
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By popular demand, our employment law problem-solving workshop is back! Ira Shepard has been a labor and employment lawyer in Washington, D.C., for more than 40 years and is CUPA-HR’s general counsel. In this virtual workshop, he will offer insight and guidance on recent legal cases and employment law issues that affect higher ed and college campuses. Topics include operating an institution during a pandemic, as well as appropriately addressing mental health, Title IX, and First Amendment issues.

This two-hour interactive problem-solving session will provide:

  • An overview of the most pressing employment law issues for higher ed, including those suggested by participants*
  • Takeaways to help avoid litigation related to these issues
  • The opportunity for participants to work together to examine controversial employment law cases

If you have attended this workshop before, rest assured that these are all new cases focusing on the hottest issues that affect higher ed. Don’t miss this opportunity to tap into Ira’s experience and insight into the unique implications for higher ed HR.

*Have a case or issue you’d like Ira to cover? Let us know by filling out this survey!

  • Ira Shepard, Esq.
    Of Counsel

    Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr

  • Carolyn Pellegrini, Esq.

    Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr

2.0 General Credit Hours *

2.0 General Credit Hours

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*The use of the HR Certification Institute Approved Provider 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.