CIHLER Regional Roundtable

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May 23, 2016 12:00 PM  Duration: 4:30 hour(s)

Regional Roundtables are designed to provide a forum to expand the reach of the Institute and the discussion of relevant and timely topics.


Discussion Topics:
1) What's happening in the wage and hour world, with specific emphasis on the 2016 changes in overtime rules
2) Recent EEOC developments, particularly focusing on the EEOC’s new digital charge processing system, and safeguards that need to be taken based on the EEOC’s new procedures in which position statements will be disclosed to charging parties
3) How are employers dealing with joint employer issues regarding leased employees and franchises
4) Background checks and the ban the box issues and steps employers are taking to minimize legal risks based on the numerous compliance issues involved, including EEO issues, FLSA compliance, ban the box laws and other state and local restrictions on the use of criminal history in the hiring process

David Sherwyn, ILR ’86, JD ’89, John & Melissa Ceriale Professor of Hospitality Human Resources, Academic Director of CIHLER and Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration

Sarah Bond, Director of Human Resources, Four Seasons Hotel Chicago
Brian Easley, Partner, Jones Day
Michael Gray, Co-Chair, Global Labor and Employment Practice, Jones Day
Bruce Hamilton, Vice President – Employee & Labor Relations, InterContinental Hotels Group
Barry Hartstein, ILR ’73, Shareholder, Co-Chair, Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Practice, Littler
Louis Hellebusch, Senior Vice President | Co-General Counsel, GEM Realty Capital, Inc.
Jill Hornsby, Director of Human Resources, White Lodging
Kristina Klein, Corporate Counsel, InterContinental Hotels Group
Harold Morgan ILR ’78, Senior Vice President Human Resources, White Lodging Services
David Ritter, ILR ’80, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Robert Schnitz, Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Hyatt
Efrat Schulman, Partner, Jones Day
Michael Schulnick, JD ’75, Managing Director, PwC
Michael Segall, Vice President & Assistant General Counsel, Hyatt
Danny Sikka ’01, Senior Counsel, Global Labor and Employment Law, McDonalds
Greg Smith, Executive Vice President, Human Resources, Commune Hotels and Resorts
Lisa Turano, Vice President of Legal, Turano Baking Co.
Barbara Vale Quigley, Senior Director of Human Resources, Loews Chicago Hotel
Anna Washburn, Manager of Labor Relations, Hilton Worldwide
Maritza Zaenger, Senior Vice President – Employee Services, Creative Group, Inc.


Jones Day, 77 West Wacker, Suite 350, Chicago, Illinois 60601

Event Related Files:

chicago program.pdf
Chicago RT Participants.pdf


By Invitation Only


Erica Heim