Training Matters Episode 21: Are You Ready for these Employment Law Changes?

Are You Ready for These Changes in Employment Law?

Honey talks to Steve Greene about recent changes in employment law and what they mean for the banking world. Steve is an expert in the field of employment law and specializes in working with banks and credit unions. He and Honey discuss the dramatic changes in overtime regulations that take effect December 1, 2016. How will these changes affect business, part-timing, and minimum wage? Honey and Steve also discuss the gray area of marijuana usage and how to deal with that and other concerns you can or can’t inquire about.

About Our Guest

Steve Greene specializes in employment litigation, employee benefit issues and compensation matters. He regularly speaks to employment lawyers, compensation professionals and human resources executives concerning application of these legal standards on behalf of SHRM, CUPA-HR, World at Work, the American Bankers Association, and other national trade groups.

During the past 32 years, Steve has assisted Fortune 500 companies evaluate overtime exemption compliance and design compliant compensation methodologies. He has also assisted employers manage Department of Labor and state regulatory investigations across the country. Steve represents employers defending compensation claims brought in individual, collective, and class actions. His work has also included educating and influencing the DOL and members of Congress to reform the federal employment standards.

Steve also oversees employment litigation nationally, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, ERISA, and breach of contract actions brought against employers. Litigation handled by Steve and the firm also include actions where the employer enforces restrictive covenants, or otherwise pursues trade secret, duty of loyalty, and business interference claims against departing employees and their new employers.

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