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2015 Ohio SHRM Employment Law & Legislative Conference


This News Just In:  The 2015 Ohio SHRM Employment Law & Legislative Conference has been approved by the HR Recertification Institute for 8.5 hours of Business (Strategic) recertification credit and for 8.5 hours of SHRM Professional Development Credit (PDC).

You spoke.  We listened.  We’ve revised this year’s conference with all of the feedback you provided last year.  Highlights for this year’s legislative conference include:

  • A legislative meet and greet with Ohio House and Senate  members
  • What to expect from Congress and the President in 2015 from National SHRM VP of Government Affairs, Mike Aitken
  • Hazed and Confused: The Impact of Marijuana Legalization from a panel of legal experts in Colorado and Washington as well as Ohio’s proposed ballot initiatives
  • POTUS v. Congress: How will immigration reform affect your workplace and the top 5 things HR managers should know
  • The top 5 Public Policy Issues Affecting HR in the 131st General Assembly and Gov. Kasich’s Second Term of Office

Join us at the Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square for the annual Ohio SHRM Employment Law & Legislative Conference on June 3, 2015! Click HERE for a complete conference schedule and HERE for the speaker's bios.


REGISTER today at the rate of $125.00.

Full Day Registration:


Legislative Breakfast Only:


Student Rate: (Before May 15, 2015)


Student Rate: (After May 15, 2015)



Your registration includes the Breakfast Legislative Reception and Lunch on June 3, 2015.

If you plan on staying at the Sheraton please make your reservations directly with the hotel by clicking HERE or by calling (614) 365-4500. Let the hotel know your stay is for the Ohio SHRM Employment Law & Legislative Conference. The room rate is $179 per night..

We're finalizing the program and will post a link to the conference schedule as soon as possible. If you have attended a prior conference you know about the quality of the session speakers.  Prior conferences have included such speakers as: Stephanie Bostos-Demers, Chief Legal Counsel Ohio Civil Rights Commission ; Carrie Haughawout, Assistant Director of Health Policy for the Ohio Department of Insurance; Seth Briskin, Esq, Chair, Labor & Employment Group - Meyers, Roman, Friedberg & Lewis.; Rebecca Kopp, Esq., Of Counsel - Porter, Wright, Morris & Arthur, and Anthony Seegers, Esq., Director of Labor & Human Resource Policy - The Ohio Chamber of Commerce - to name just a few!

Note that all speaker presentations/handouts will be available prior to the conference via a link to download materials. The link will be sent via electronic mail.

Cancellations may be assessed a $40.00 administrative fee. No refunds after May 15, 2015. Reservations are transferable but not refundable. 

One registration fee for either the local chapter legislative director or president will be at no charge. Click here to e-mail Tony Fiore for the discount code. 

Know a SHRM Student Member who would benefit from the 2015 Legislative Day? Let them know we have scholarships available through Ohio SHRM College Relations! SHRM Student Members can participate in the full Legislative Day for just $25 if they register by May 15th. SHRM Student Members registering after May 15th pay only $50. A maximum of 20 scholarships will be awarded, based on a first come, first serve basis. Questions about the scholarship can be directed to Heather Wiley at wileyhn@fairfieldnationalbank.com.


 REGISTER today!


Please e-mail all other questions to AFiore@keglerbrown.com Ohio SHRM's Director, Governmental Affairs, regarding this event.