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The Legal Challenges & Issues Facing HR Professionals Seminar is conducted live in an instructor-led, virtual environment.  Attendees participate in two, two-hour virtual sessions.  Each registered participant will have access to extensive materials and real-world case studies, online discussion boards with direct access to faculty members and recorded sessions for a full year after completion of the program.  This program features very highly-rated faculty member, Gavin S. Appleby from Littler Mendelson.


This not-to-be-missed conference will cover the following content:

  1. The race for diversity and the legal limits of diverse hiring
  2. Racial inequality – from approaching racial issues to governing what t-shirts and masks people can wear at work
  3. Current COVID matters and return to work issues
  4. Are we at the end of the furloughs?
  5. The new Title VII coverage of LGBTQ and what that means in real life
  6. The NLRB turnaround, especially on handbook rules and policies
  7. The continued expansion of paid sick leave
  8. The ADA and leave issues – why we still can’t get it right
  9. Wage and hour updates
  10. The increase in lawsuits and charges and what you should do about that trend



Winter Session

January 13, 2021

11 am EST – 1 pm EST (30 minute break) 1:30 pm EST – 3:30 pm EST



Spring Session

May 12, 2021

11 am EST – 1 pm EST (30 minute break) 1:30 pm EST – 3:30 pm EST




Full Program – 4 PDCs for SHRM and 4 hours of recertification credit for HRCI

*This program can earn participants CLE credit.  Please call or email if would like more information.



Online (credit card or bill your employer)
Phone: (949) 344-2333

Certificate in HR Legal Challenges

Cost: $295

SHRM has pre-approved this seminar for Professional Development Credits (PDCs) toward SHRM-CP℠ or SHRM-SCP℠ Certifications.

IAML is a recognized provider of recertification credits. HR Certification Institute® has pre-approved these programs towards aPHR™, aPHRi™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification.

IAML certifies that this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the minimum continuing legal education rules and regulations of the states listed below.


Gavin S. Appleby advises and represents employers in a broad range of employment law matters, from defending single-plaintiff and class action employment cases to offering advice on difficult employment issues and labor relations matters.

Gavin has significant knowledge of drug testing and sports anti-doping matters. He has tried cases in 20 different states and regularly appears before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, and the Department of Labor as well as many state agencies. A member of the professional tennis Anti-Doping Review Board and the Anti-Doping Review Board for international cricket, Gavin co-authored professional tennis’ anti-doping rules and successfully defended sports federations in international drug hearings. He has also published numerous articles on employment and labor law issues, ranging from union avoidance to dealing with problem employees.

Gavin is renowned as an exemplary employment law and diversity trainer.  He has developed legally-defensible diversity programs, created numerous interactive training programs and trained thousands of human resources professionals and operations managers across the country.

“I thought Gavin Appleby was an incredible instructor.  The program was engaging, dynamic and incredibly informative.  I’d give him more than two thumbs-up if I had more hands.”

Jennifer Dibble

Director, Employment Counsel, Edwards Lifesciences LLC

“Gavin Appleby is a great instructor.  He made the session fun and relevant to the real world.”

Karina Beltran

Human Resources Director, KB Home

“Gavin Appleby was a fantastic instructor.  He was able to keep everyone engaged and the seminar interactive.  I feel more confident in my investigation skills after this seminar.”

Nicole Wheeler

HR Generalist II, Cititrends

“I learned so much more from this seminar than I have ever learned in other seminars.”

Tasha Davis

Affirmative Action Officer, City of Racine


IAML is confident you are going to find this program to be highly beneficial and a fantastic use of your training budget.   If, for any reason, you are not completely satisfied, we will refund your tuition costs.