2022 ARSHRM Conference Overview and 2023 General Assembly Preview
January NOARK Membership Meeting
Categories: Membership Meeting
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We will discuss the legal highlights coming out of both the 2022 ELLA conference in Little Rock and 2022 ARSHRM State Conference in Hot Springs. We will learn the key takeaways on legal compliance and hopefully have some good Q&A on these topics. We will also look ahead to 2023 as the Arkansas General Assembly will be in session. The General Assembly might address several matters relevant to HR Professionals.
-Participants will have a greater understanding of recent legal compliance issues affecting HR.
-Participants will be informed of items coming before the Arkansas General Assembly which directly affect HR.
-Participants will be encouraged to advocate on a state level for HR issues.
Speaker: H. Wayne Young, J.D., Friday, Eldredge, & Clark, LLP
H. Wayne Young is a partner with the firm and a member of the Labor and Employment Law Practice Group. He was named the 2017 Russell Gunter Legislative Advocacy Award Recipient by the Arkansas SHRM. The award recognizes outstanding contributions of time and effort in local, state or federal legislative advocacy on behalf of the Human Resources profession. He is a member of CAHRA and was awarded the association’s Legislative Advocacy Award for 2018.
He has been recognized for his work in labor and employment by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, The Best Lawyers in America and Mid-South by Super Lawyers where he was named "Rising Star." He is on the Board of Directors of Women and Children First and he is the past president of the Little Rock Downtown Kiwanis Club. Wayne currently serves as General Counsel to the Arkansas State Council of the Society of Human Resource Management.
He graduated summa cum laude from Arkansas Tech University in Russellville and attended law school at the William H. Bowen School of Law at UALR where he was a Bowen Scholar. Wayne was a Bowen Scholar at the University of Little Rock School of Law, and won the Bogle-Sharpe Award for Most Likely to Succeed in the Practice of Law in 2003.