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Rochester, NY Mid Year Legal Update

Program Description:

With so many legal changes this year, we didn’t want to wait a full year for another legal update!  This program will cover the legal developments over the last six months, including COVID-19 vaccination issues, COVID-19 accommodations, the NY HERO Act, and marijuana legalization.

Date: Tuesday, 9/21/2021 | 8:00-9:30am EST

COST:  $10 for NHRA members; $25 for non-members

Registration closes September 19 at 5pm.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learning Objective 1: Ensure that your company is in compliance with the latest COVID-19 rules.
  • Learning Objective 2: Determine whether your company has implemented the necessary changes under the HERO Act.
  • Learning Objective 3: Understand the new parameters for dealing with employee recreational marijuana use.

About the Presenters:

Kate McClung is a labor and employment law attorney who counsels employers in a wide variety of labor and employment law matters, including addressing wage and hour issues, responding to claims of employment discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, and enforcing restrictive covenant agreements.

Kate regularly handles class actions and individual litigation in state and federal courts and administrative claims before state and federal government agencies.

Prior to joining Bond, Kate worked at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York City.




Nick Jacobson assists employers with a variety of workplace issues to avoid litigation and effectively manage their workforce. He counsels employers regarding discrimination and harassment investigations, drafting employment and separation agreements, restrictive covenants, labor relations and compliance with state and federal laws, including:

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964;
  • New York Human Rights Law (NYHRL);
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA);
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA);
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA); and
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations.

Nick is also an experienced litigator who regularly defends employers indiscrimination, retaliation, wage and hour, and other employment matters in state and federal court, as well as before the New York State Division of Human Rights and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. In addition to private employers, Nick represents schools in all facets of litigation and employee discipline proceedings.


This program is offered by the National Human Resources Association and delivered by the National Human Resources Association Rochester Affiliate. 

This program has been submitted for 1.5 HR credit hours to the HR Certification Institute for review.


For questions regarding registration, contact: Nicole Kier: nicole.kier@broadstone.com, or, Rebecca Rainbow: rebecca.rainbow@excellus.com


Thank you to our sponsor!