Employment Law Update

Labor & Employment Law Section of the Alabama State Bar


Speaker(s) ,

Thursday, December 10, 2020
8:00 AM-3:45 PM CST

Daniel Fortune and Anne Yuengert will speak at the Employment Law Update CLE program co-sponsored with the Labor & Employment Law Section of the Alabama State Bar on December 10, 2020. Anne Yuengert will join a panel of attorneys to present a session about changes in employment law during COVID. Daniel Fortune will join a panel to discuss technology and privacy concerns during a pandemic.


Mac B. Greaves, Co-chair - Jones Walker, LLP

John D. Saxon, Co-chair - John D. Saxon, PC

8:00 a.m.        Check-in and Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m.        Employment Law 2020:  U.S. Supreme Court and Eleventh Circuit Update

Charles E. Guerrier - Haynes & Haynes P.C. (Birmingham, AL)

9:30 a.m.        Break

9:45 a.m.        Social Movements and Their Impact on the Workplace

Glen M. Connor - Quinn, Connor, Weaver, Davies & Rouco LLP (Birmingham, AL)

Tamula R. Yelling - Hibbett Sporting Goods, Inc. (Birmingham, AL)

10:45 a.m.      A View from the Bench

Hon. Honorable James F. Hughey III - Tenth Judicial Circuit (Birmingham, Alabama)

Hon. Herman N. Johnson, Jr. - U.S. Magistrate Judge Northern District of Alabama (Huntsville, AL)

John D. Saxon - Moderator - John D. Saxon, P.C. (Birmingham, AL)

11:45 a.m.      Lunch

12:30 p.m.      COVID-19 and Employment Law:  Cha, Cha, Cha, Changes

Jenna M. Bedsole - Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz (Birmingham, AL)

Kira Fonteneau - Five Points Law Group (Birmingham, AL)

Donald M. Harrison - Alabama Department of Labor (Montgomery, AL)

Heather N. Leonard - Heather Leonard, P.C. (Birmingham, AL)

Anne R. Yuengert - Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP (Birmingham, AL)

1:30 p.m.        Break

1:45 p.m.        Continuation of COVID-19 and Employment Law

2:45 p.m.        Technology and Privacy Concerns During a Pandemic**                      

Daniel J. Burnick - Law Office of Daniel J. Burnick (Birmingham, AL)    

Daniel J. Fortune - Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP (Birmingham, AL)

Jefferson Starling, III - Balch & Bingham LLP (Birmingham, Alabama)

3:45 p.m.        Adjourn