Date ArticleType
3/24/2016 Member News
Fisher & Phillips provides solutions to today’s legal workplace challenges



Missy MacFarlane, APR
813.230.7736 (cell)
[email protected]

Fisher & Phillips provides solutions to today’s legal workplace challenges
Employment attorneys to address changes, trends in managing employees at April seminar

TAMPA (March 24, 2016) – The labor and employment attorneys at Fisher & Phillips LLP will present a local seminar offering practical solutions to the latest legal changes and challenges impacting Tampa Bay area employers on April 21.

Business leaders, human resources professionals and anyone who makes decisions impacting the workforce can benefit from attending the “One Day, Many Solutions” program at Crowne Plaza Tampa-Westshore, 5303 W. Kennedy Blvd. in Tampa.

Fisher & Phillips attorneys will address a range of employment topics including:
• Regulatory Employment Law Update
• The New Diversity – Transgender Persons and the EEOC’S Aggressive Push to Redefine Title VII to Include Sexual Orientation
• What’s New in Wage and Hour
• It’s All about the Employee Handbook
• Protecting your Trade Secrets
• The NLRB’s Impact on Non-union Workplaces
• Harassment & Discrimination Trends
• Social Media Use in the Workplace
• Immigration Law and I-9 Compliance Strategies
• Strategies for dealing with leaves and accommodations

“Each year, employers are faced with new legal challenges resulting from changes in labor and employment law,” said Steve Bernstein, Regional Managing Partner in the Tampa office of Fisher & Phillips LLP. “This seminar provides employers with practical, real-world solutions to the workplace legal challenges they are likely to encounter in 2016.”

The registration fee for the day-long seminar is $125 per person, which includes breakfast and lunch. Companies sending two or more attendees receive a discounted registration fee of $105 per person. Those who register before March 30 will receive additional savings.

St. Pete Chamber members can receive a discount on registration with the code: SPC462.

This program is eligible for CLE credit, HR Certification Institute credit, and SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP credit.

Breakfast begins at 8 a.m. and the seminar runs until 2 p.m. To register, visit For more information, contact Elizabeth Hickman at [email protected].  

About Fisher & Phillips LLP (
Fisher & Phillips LLP is a national law firm committed to providing practical business solutions for employers’ workplace legal problems. Labor and employment law is all the firm does, offering deep and broad knowledge and experience in the area of the law the attorneys know best. Fisher & Phillips attorneys help clients avoid legal problems, are dedicated to providing exceptional client service, and are there when you need them. The firm has 330 attorneys in 31 offices. In addition to Tampa, the offices are in Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbia, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Gulfport, Houston, Irvine, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Louisville, Memphis, New Jersey, New Orleans, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Portland, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, D.C.

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