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Davidson County Breakfast Meeting


January 23, 2020 | 7:15 AM - 9:00 AM
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Holiday Inn Vanderbilt | 2613 West End Avenue
Nashville, TN 37203

Annual Employment Law Update: Buckle up, 2020 May Be Another Bumpy Ride for HR Professionals
Presented by
Brent A. Morris, Senior Associate, Wimberly Lawson

What employment law challenges will HR face in 2020?  Get a front row seat at our annual MTSHRM employment law update to get all the scoop.  Topics to be covered include:

  • Mastering new FMLA and W-4 forms
  • Tackling Leap Year payroll concerns
  • Changes in wage and hour exemptions and overtime calculations
  • Rethinking your workplace harassment and bullying policies
  • Assessing the impact of the much anticipated Supreme Court LGBTQ discrimination ruling
  • Welcoming Generation Z into your workplace

Don’t miss this informative session which will include many more tips, tools, and legal rules for the new year.

Learning Objectives:

  1. New federal and state laws will be examined and tips will be provided to make compliance easier.
  2. Changes to handbook policies, hiring practices, and training that may arise from the Supreme Court’s much anticipated LGBTQ discrimination ruling will be analyzed.
  3. Payroll challenges brought about by new W-4 forms and Leap Year will be reviewed and options provided for best practices 
  4. Department of Labor proposed changes to FMLA forms will be explored in anticipation of the final forms being released in 2020

Schedule: Doors open at 7:15 am for registration, networking and Buffet breakfast. Presentation starts promptly at 8:00.


  • Members: $18 by end of business Monday, January 20, $28 afterwards.*
  • Future Members: $29 by end of business Monday, January 20, $39 afterwards.* (See below)**
  • MT|SHRM Students: $9 by end of business Monday, January 20, $15 afterwards.*

*On-line registration will close by end of business 2 days prior to the event. Our ability to accommodate walk-in registrations will be based on space availability.

This program has been awarded 1 hour of General recertification credit. "MT|SHRM is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDC's) for the SHRM-CP and SHRM SCP. The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit."

Please thank our sponsors for making this event possible:

Biography: Brent A. Morris is a Senior Associate of the Nashville, Tennessee office of the firm, which he joined in 2016. His law practice has a focus in employment and housing discrimination matters in both State and Federal Courts. Brent also has significant experience in workers compensation, general liability matters and coverage issues. He received his Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of Memphis and his law degree, cum laude, from the Cecil C. Humphries School of Law at the University of Memphis. Brent was a member of law review and a recipient of the Herff Scholarship. After practicing for several years in Knoxville, Brent took a position with Chubb Insurance in Connecticut where he was a member of the litigation management unit and an employment claims examiner.

** Up to $45 of any Guest registration may be applied towards a new 1-year MT|SHRM Membership within 60 days of the event attended.  Please call Shannan at (615) 499-5150 to take advantage.


$14.00 Committee Chair Ticket
$9.00 Earlybird rate before January 21

$28.00 MT|SHRM Member Ticket
$18.00 Earlybird rate before January 21

$39.00 Future Member/ Guest
$29.00 Earlybird rate before January 21

$14.00 MT|SHRM Student Ticket
$9.00 Earlybird rate before January 21