Mary Ruth Houston to Present on Labor and Employment


Mary Ruth Houston, OrlandoEmployment and labor lawyers, human resources personnel, employee relations professionals and other senior management must be aware of the ever-changing labor and employment law landscape. From changes to minimum wage and overtime exemptions to large-scale Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) investigations, 2016 seems poised to bring a new set of challenges, liabilities and risks to employers.

In a two-hour LIVE Webcast titled “The Dynamic Era of Labor and Employment Law: What’s In and Out of 2016,” Orlando partner Mary Ruth Houston will speak about the latest developments in equal opportunity employment law, including the EEOC’s new guidance on retaliation, recent cases concerning sex stereotyping and gender identity issues, and class actions.  Other topics will include recent updates to labor and employment law, updates about FSLA wage and hour laws, employee and overtime exemptions, best practices, and more.

The webcast will take place from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, October 26. Complimentary passes are available for the first 30 registrants. Once all the passes are used, attendees can register for the discounted rate of $25, courtesy of Shutts & Bowen LLP.

About Mary Ruth Houston

Mary Ruth Houston is a partner in the Orlando office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where she focuses on business and employment-related disputes and is Co-Chair of the firm’s Labor & Employment Law Practice Group. With over 28 years of experience in handling complex disputes, Mary Ruth uses her understanding of business issues outside of the courtroom to counsel companies on how to avoid litigation, minimize its effects or, when litigation is required, handle it efficiently and effectively.

About The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group was established in 2005 with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live format CLE CPE webcasts that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of perspectives.

Today the Knowledge Group produces over 200 webcasts annually for the Legal, Tax, Finance, Risk, Compliance and Human Resources professions. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of important issues affecting businesses in a highly focused format. Many of the courses are eligible for CLE CPE webcasts.

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