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Four Pertinent Legal Topics (and Workshop Session)

  • Wed, February 16, 2022
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Second floor of the Northern Center, formerly known as the University Center on the campus of NMU in Marquette

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Join us for "Four Pertinent Legal Topics" with Laura Katers Reilly, a Marquette attorney who specialize in employment law. 

From 10 am to 12 noon, Laura will present on the following legal topics:

1. Coping with COVID: The latest on mandates and workplace policies for masks, vaccines, and testing

  • OSHA + Michigan MIOSHA mandate status
  • Employer policies best practices: Bargaining effects of the mandates in union contracts, NLRB General Counsel memo.

2. Legal aspects of remote and hybrid work

  • Wage and hour considerations
  • Workers in other states
  • Recordkeeping, expense reimbursement, notice and posting requirements

3. Fair Labor Standards Act

  • The new tip pooling regulations
  • Double-check your exempt/nonexempt status: 2020 salary minimum increase

4. Developing law after the Bostock decision: Courts grapple with sexual orientation and transgender discrimination in the workplace

From 1 to 3 pm, Participants are invited to work with each other to workshop the legal topics. This workshop session will be led by UPHRA Board Members.


Laura Katers Reilly
Attorney at Law at Kendricks, Bordeau, Keefe, Seavoy & Larsen, PC

Laura is a Marquette native. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and her law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School where she served as editor-in-chief of the Wisconsin Law Review. Laura maintains her Wisconsin licensure as a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin.

Laura serves as a management representative on the board of the U.P. Labor-Management Council and is active in other local and civic organizations. She has also been named as a "Rising Star" in Michigan Super Lawyers.  She has a general practice with an emphasis on management-side labor and employment law, business law, real estate, and estate planning.

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