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What the Supreme Court's 2017-2018 Term Means for Employers

Wednesday, July 18, 2018, 2 p.m. ET

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As is often the case, the Supreme Court decides a few cases each year that will help shape employment law across the nation. Join XpertHR Legal Editor David Weisenfeld and Proskauer Rose employment attorney Anthony Oncidi, who heads the labor and employment law department at the firm's Los Angeles office, as they examine the rulings that truly mattered for employers.

Oncidi will discuss all of the implications from the term for employers while Weisenfeld will provide unique inside-the-courtroom perspective from his experience reporting on these cases and many others at the nation's highest court.

This fast-paced 60-minute webinar will feature a look at key rulings affecting:

  • Employee class actions in arbitration;
  • Protections for corporate whistleblowers;
  • FLSA overtime pay exemptions; and
  • The future of organized labor.

The speakers also will discuss Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement and what it could mean for future employment law cases as a practical matter both in the short run and long-term. Notable unresolved issues affecting employers will be a topic of conversation as well.

HR professionals will learn:

  • Why key Supreme Court employment law rulings matter for their organization;
  • How employers gained strength during this term;
  • What the state of the law is for mandatory arbitration agreements; and
  • Why corporate whistleblowers lost rights.

Webinar speaker

Anthony J. Oncidi David B. Weisenfeld

Anthony J. Oncidi heads the labor and employment department in the Los Angeles office of Proskauer Rose where he represents employers and management in all aspects of labor relations and employment law. He is recognized as a leading lawyer by such highly respected publications and organizations as the Los Angeles Daily Journal, one of the "Nation's Top 100 Most Powerful Employment Attorneys" (Human Resources Executive) and Chambers USA.

Mr. Oncidi also is a regular commentator on employment-related issues for public radio station KALW-FM in San Francisco and has been a featured guest on Fox 11 News in Los Angeles. He has been interviewed and quoted by leading national media outlets such as The National Law Journal, Bloomberg News, The New York Times, CBS News, and Newsweek and Time magazines. Mr. Oncidi is a frequent speaker on employment law topics for large and small groups of employers and their counsel, including the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

David B. Weisenfeld brings a unique perspective to the XpertHR speaker series. He is an award-winning journalist and former US Supreme Court correspondent with 20 years experience reporting on employment cases at the nation's highest court. He also has given presentations about the Supreme Court to a variety of audiences.

David now serves as a Legal Editor for XpertHR where he continues to report on select Supreme Court cases while also hosting the company's award-winning employment law podcast series. His podcasts cover a wide variety of topical issues of interest to HR professionals and can be accessed on XpertHR.com. In addition, he has been interviewed about notable employment law issues by a host of media outlets. David is responsible for much of the recruiting and hiring coverage on the website. He graduated with honors from Washington University in St. Louis, and earned his law degree from the Syracuse University College of Law.