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Hot Topics in Employment Law: What to Worry About in 2016


With a title like that, and a chance to hear directly from three of the region’s leading employment law attorneys from Meyers Roman, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that even on a dreary April morning there was a packed house for the latest program in ERC’s new “Ask the Expert” series.

The program lead off with partner Jonathan Hyman describing the overall employment law landscape that has been constructed by various federal agencies in recent years as “activist”. With very little chance of legislative action at the federal level, these administrative agencies have, in recent years, taken on a more forceful role in making changes aimed at protecting and promoting worker’s rights, changes which have generated new challenges and questions for employers.