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    February Meeting - Legal Update

    Date: February 14, 2019, 3:30pm – 5:00pm
    AvMed Health - Conference Room
    4300 NW 89th Blvd.
    Gainesville, FL 32606
    First Time Visitors: Free. Returning Guests and Non-members pay $20 per meeting
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    3:30 - Networking / Chapter Business
    4:00 - Presentation
    5:00 - Adjourn


    Legal Update

    NCF SHRM invites you to our annual legal update meeting.  This meeting will be an interactive update on legislation and significant rulings and decisions on the federal and Florida state level.  The audience will get an opportunity to participate in answering hot topic questions on the federal level by using anonymous electronic polling technology.  In addition, the audience will have an opportunity to analyze and discuss the pros and cons of proposed legislation in their state, both from a human resources and legal perspective.


    About Our Speaker

    Amanda Simpson is an Associate in the Orlando, Florida, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Ms. Simpson is part of the firm’s class action practice group. Since joining Jackson Lewis P.C., Ms. Simpson has handled a number of class and collective actions including wage and hour claims alleging claims of misclassification and off the clock work. Ms. Simpson has also worked with clients on Department of Labor audits as well as voluntary self-audits as to exemption status of hundreds of positions.


    She devotes the majority of her practice to counseling and defending employers regarding employment-related matters. Ms. Simpson’s primary practice includes representing clients on a broad array of employment litigation, including wage and hour disputes, claims of discrimination based on disability, race, age, national origin, sex, retaliation, sexual harassment, wrongful discharge, and breach of contract actions.