2023 Washington State Employment Law Update

Join SCHRA for our 2023 Employment Law Updates in-person event with attorney, Ben Eckhart! This session is open to the public and should be attended by HR professionals, small business owners, and anyone interested in learning more about employment law changes in Washingotn State.

This session will address:

  • Compliance guidance on the use of employer agreements and law such as WA Silenced No More Act and the NLRB’s recent decision on severance agreements.
  • A summary of recent SOCTUS decisions that impact employment law.
  • Compliance guidance on administrative agency action in wage and hour law, independent contractor, and joint employment.
  • Compliance guidance regarding discrimination and harassment, including the EEOC’s position on using AI.
  • Summary of upcoming legislation and case law for 2023 and 2024.
The session will be eligible for one (1) SHRM credit.
Agenda
7:30-8:00am Networking and Breakfast
8:00-9:00am Speaker Presentation
About our Speaker:
Ben Eckhart is an Attorney for Archbright. In his role, he advises and guides members, conducts investigations, and facilitates trainings. Previously, he worked as an attorney at Winterbauer & Diamond, a boutique employment defense law firm in Seattle. He earned his B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, his J.D. from the University of Denver, School of Law, and is a member of the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI) and the King County Bar Association. Ben is licensed to practice law in Washington.
Event Location: Delta Hotel Everett | 3105 Pine St, Everett, WA 98201
Date & Time: Thursday | October 12, 2023 | 7:30am - 9:00am