2023 AGG Employment Law Seminar: Under Pressure: Regulatory Crackdowns and Practical Challenges

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November 14, 2023 | 9:00 am - 3:00 pm EST

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Virtual or In-Person at AGG’s Atlanta Office
171 17th Street NW, Suite 2100
Atlanta, Georgia 30363

Please join AGG’s Employment practice for our annual seminar, now running for over 30 years. This year’s presentation will be in two parts.

The first section will provide an update on the substantial changes in employment law over the last year. The second portion will include a practicum on handling common workplaces challenges, such as accommodating long-term disabilities and tricky employee compensation issues.


Part 1: Regulatory Crackdowns
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration, Breakfast, & Networking


9:00 a.m. – 9:05 a.m. Welcome


9:05 a.m. – 9:50 a.m. Wanna Be Startin’ Something: The NLRB and DOL Shakeup

Ashley S. Kelly and Megan P. Mitchell


9:50 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. I Can’t Go for That: Amping Up Anti-Discrimination Protections

Edward P. Cadagin and Jennifer L. Shelfer


10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Break


10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. My Prerogative: Judicial Backtracking on Affirmative Action and Its Repercussions

Megan P. Mitchell and Dymond A. Anthony


11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. I Want to Break Free: Restrictive Covenants Under Attack

Morgan E.M. Harrison and Richard A. Mitchell


12:00 p.m. – 12:15 p.m. Borderline: I-9 Change in Laws

Teri A. Simmons

12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch


Part 2: Practical Challenges
1:05 p.m. – 1:35 p.m. Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go: Separating Employees

Ashley S. Kelly and Jennifer L. Shelfer


1:05 p.m. – 1:35 p.m. BREAKOUT SESSION (IN-PERSON ONLY)

We Are the World: The Latest in Global Mobility Trends

Teri A. Simmons


1:35 p.m. – 2:10 p.m. Bad Medicine: Handling Employee Illnesses and Disabilities

Theresa Y. Kananen and Dymond A. Anthony


2:10 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. Money (That’s What I Want): Common Pitfalls of Paying Bonuses and Commissions

Edward P. Cadagin and Theresa Y. Kananen



  • Please RSVP by Friday, November 10, 2023.
  • Continuing Education: 4.5 credit hours pending approval (State Bar of Georgia CLE, HRCI recertification credit, and Continuing Professional Education credit).
  • Complimentary breakfast and lunch will be provided.
  • For virtual attendees: Zoom webinar information will be provided upon registration.


To watch a recording of the seminar, please click here.