Williams Kastner Hosted Event

2019 Williams Kastner Labor and Employment Fall Seminar

Please join the Labor & Employment Practice Group at Williams Kastner for a look at the newest issues in federal, state and local labor and employment laws. This seminar is focused on areas of interest to corporate counsel and owners and managers of businesses.


1:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Me Too/Innovative Training/Risk Management

Rashelle Tanner, Esq., Microsoft

Sheryl Willert, Williams Kastner

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

In a lively, interactive presentation, Rashelle Tanner, Microsoft’s Director of Compliance Training Programs, Office of Legal Compliance and Sheryl Willert, our Senior Labor & Employment attorney and former Managing Member, will focus on recent developments with the Me Too Movement and innovative training designed to prevent discriminatory and other wrongful conduct against workers and the people with whom they come in contact through work, risk management, legal compliance, and empowerment of the work force. Come ready to explore hypotheticals and engage in discussion.

Key Legal Developments for Washington Employers

Is Obesity a New Protected Class                                     

New Prohibition on Inquiring About Salary History

Other New Developments

Actions Employers Should Take to Comply

Jessie Harris & Kathleen Goodman

3:15 PM – 3:45 PM

Federal Labor & Employment Law Enforcement Changes-  What can we expect going forward under the current administration, and what might happen after the 2020 election?

Jerry Rubin & David Worley

3:45 PM – 4:15 PM

Overtime Exempt Status- Pending Washington and federal changes, and how is an employer to comply with both?

Non-Compete Agreements- The new Washington law makes many existing agreements unenforceable. What is required for an enforceable agreement?

Jo Vestal & Jeffery Wells

4:15 PM – 4:45 PM

Question & Answer

4:45 PM – 5:00 PM

Social Hour – Further Exchange

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM


*The materials provided and opinions expressed in this seminar are for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. Attendance at this seminar does not create an attorney-client relationship between you and Williams Kastner.

*Washington State CLE credits pending.