Join us for a full day of informative presentations on a variety of need-to-know HR topics, plus a keynote presentation entitled "Workplace Culture: Is Your Culture Costing or Creating?" by Cherrie Davis, President at ShiftForward.


  • Collaborative Partnerships: HR, the Business and the Law
  • Toke It If You Got It: Marijuana and the Workplace
  • Benefits Potpourri: Navigating Hot Issues and Legal Pitfalls for Employers
  • The New Employment Frontier: State and Local Laws
  • EEO Charges: Tips & Best Practices for HR Professionals
  • The Gig Economy: Ushering in a New Era of Worker Classification Challenges

Date & Time

Friday, September 27, 2019
7:15 AM - 4:30 PM ET


7:15 AM | Registration
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM | Program


Brian D. Pedrow, Ballard Spahr
Louis L. Chodoff, Ballard Spahr
Diane A. Thompson, Ballard Spahr
Christopher J. Kelly, Ballard Spahr
Meredith S. Dante, Ballard Spahr
Shannon D. Farmer, Ballard Spahr


Advance registration pricing closes on September 6. The reduced rate schedule is as follows:

  • $195 for SEPA SHRM Chapter Members
  • $225 for SHRM Members
  • $225 for Non-Chapter Members and Guests
  • $105 for Full-Time SHRM Student Members$105 for Members in Transition (must be SEPA Chapter Member for 1+ years)

This entire program is being submitted for approval of a total of 6.25 recertification credits that includes 2.25 Business recertification credit hours AND 4 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®,PHRI™ , and SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute®.

This entire program is being submitted for approval of a total of 6.25 PDCs, Professional Development credit hours toward SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP recertification.

This program is being submitted for approval of a total of 5.0 PA, NY, CA and 6.0 NJ CLE credits. Uniform Certificates of Attendance will be available for the purpose of seeking credits in other jurisdictions.

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