Labor and Employment Law Attorney John Bagyi to Speak at the NYS Society for Human Resource Management Annual Conference

September 20, 2015

By: John M. Bagyi

New York State Society for Human Resource Management Annual Conference – HR State of Mind

Turning Stone Resort and Conference Center
5218 Patrick Road
Verona, NY 13478
September 20 - 22, 2015

Monday, Sept 21 • 7:15 – 8:30 a.m.
M1-D – How to Tackle the 10 Most Common Leave and Reasonable Accommodation Challenges (Legal)
Presented by John M. Bagyi Esq., SPHR, SHRM-SCP

The ADA and FMLA have been in effect for over two decades, yet compliance remains a consistent challenge for HR. In this fast-paced presentation, John will discuss and provide practical tips on how to address the most common leave and reasonable accommodation challenges, including leaves that are continually extended, medical conditions that impact job performance, and employees who fail to provide medical documentation. This session will provide you with practical guidance on how to address the most common leave and reasonable accommodation

Monday, Sept 21 • 10:15 – 11:30 a.m.
M2-D – Managers & Supervisors: HR’s First Line of Defense (Legal)
Presented by John M. Bagyi Esq., SPHR, SHRM-SCP

HR needs the support of supervisors – or at minimum, need supervisors to not create additional liability by their actions or inaction. This presentation will address how HR should prepare and nurture supervisors to advance organizational goals without creating liability, what HR should insure supervisors know about legal issues, how to go about conveying this information, and the proper role of supervisors in addressing common concerns, including FMLA issues, accommodation requests and harassment complaints. This session will provide you with a road map that will assist you in insuring your supervisors are aware of the most pressing legal concerns.