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    2021 Annual Law Seminar

    Date: October 8, 2021, 8:15am – 12:00pm
    Muskogee Area Human Resources in partnership with Crowe & Dunlevy
    Indian Capital Technology Center - Muskogee Campus
    Brackeen Center
    $40 for MAHRA/SHRM members or $55 for non-MAHRA members
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    MAHRA, in partnership with Crowe & Dunlevy, will host an Employment Law Seminar at the Brackeen Center, located at the Muskogee ICTC Campus.

    Friday, October 8

    Registration begins at 8am

    8:15am – 12:00pm

    Registration Fees:

    $40 for MAHRA/SHRM members

    $55 for non-members

    To register, email stating you’d like to register. MAHRA will send an invoice to you. Due to COVID-19, attendance is limited so you will need to register in advance. Register by September 22 to receive a $5 discount off your registration fee. Invoices need to be paid by September 30.

    ICTC asks that attendees social distance upon arrival and highly recommends that masks be worn.


    Topics Include:

    You Say Goodbye, I Say Hello: How to Avoid Legal Pitfalls in the Hiring and Firing Process | presented by Caroline G. Lindemuth

    Attendees will learn how to utilize the application process to identify bad applicants along with hiring practices employers should avoid in order to limit legal liability. Participants will also be provided an overview of what to do before terminating an employee that did not work out.

    OSHA’s Vaccine Mandate: What it Means for Employers | presented by Michael Pacewicz

    In this presentation, attendees will learn whether they will be subject to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s forthcoming vaccine mandate, how to deal with requests for accommodations to the vaccine requirement and whether legal challenges to the mandate are likely to succeed.

    FMLA, FLSA and OSHA Case Review & Best Practices | presented by Madalene A.B. Witterholt

    This interactive session will include a review of real-life case scenarios regarding best practices for complying with FLSA, OSHA, TItle VII and FMLA laws. Attendees will learn how to be prepared in advance, different ways to deal with and the inherent risks involved with each scenario and solutions.

    MAHRA appreciates Crowe & Dunlevy, Indian Capital Technology Center and the Muskogee Chamber of Commerce for collaborating with us on this event and we all hope to see you there!

    The Muskogee Area Human Resource Association is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.  This program has been pre-approved for 3.0 PDCs for the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP.  For more information about certification or recertification, please visit