February 2020 Meeting

When: Thursday, February 13th 9:00AM to 12:00PM
Where: Texas Capital Bank
2350 Lakeside Boulevard, Suite 800 Richardson, Texas 75082


Join us and our guest law expert, Steve Shardonofsky, for our upcoming Dallas meeting on February 13, 2020. Steve, whose expertise is in employment law and HR compliance, will lead us in an interactive discussion on best practices and various recent legal developments involving joint employment, independent contractors, medical/recreational marijuana, paid sick leave laws, criminal background checks, arbitration agreements and other ways to mitigate wage-hour exposure, and other topics important to the management of contingent workers and related staffing programs.


Class Action Waivers and Arbitration Agreements: What you should know behind class action waivers and arbitration agreements
Medical Marijuana: How the new laws may impact your policies
Background Checks: When you can and cannot rescind an offer without risk
Review of the new DOL guidance: Impact on joint employment status and the use of ICs
Paid Sick Leave: How to comply with multiple locations and workers who travel
Sexual Harassment Training Requirements: Who is required to provide this training?

Esteban “Steve” Shardonofsky is partner and chair of the Houston office Labor & Employment practice at Seyfarth Shaw LLP, a full service law firm with more than 850 attorneys in the U.S. and abroad. Steve brings creative, practical, and strategic solutions to help clients of all sizes and in varying industries successfully navigate employment-related compliance and business objectives, and minimize litigation risks. Steve is a trusted and respected litigator, board certified in labor and employment law, and has successfully represented employers and management in connection with all aspects of employment litigation. He is also a trusted advisor to local and national clients on a full range of human resources and employment-law compliance matters, including overtime and compensation, discipline and terminations, leaves and accommodations, sensitive employee investigations, background checks and drug testing, and other HR and workplace compliance issues.

He is a frequent speaker at seminars for HR professionals and in-house counsel, was a contributor to Seyfarth’s treatise on wage-and-hour law, and also regularly contributes to the firm’s various employment law blogs.

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