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    April 2014 - MVHRA Meeting

    Date: April 2, 2014, 11:30am – 2:00pm
    Great River Medical Center - Black Hawk Room
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    April 2, 2013


    Employment Law Update

    Presented by

    Mark P.A. Hudson

    Labor & Employment Law Attorney for Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C.


    AttorneyMark Hudson will discuss cutting-edge regulatory, legislative, and legal issues facing HR professionals in 2014.  Mark will update MVHRA members on new regulations affecting the workplace, potential legislative efforts impacting the human resource field, and caselaw addressing issues of importance to employers.

    The learning objectives of Mark’s Presentation include:

    • Provide a concise update on regulations impacting the workplace in 2014.
    • Provide MVHRA Members an overview of the potential legislations currently pending at the state and federal level and its effect on strategic planning.
    • Provide strategic analysis on recent caselaw and its effect on the workplace and the human resource profession.

    Mark is a Vice President at Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C.  Mark's work focuses on labor and employment compliance and counseling (including personnel policies and decisions, workplace investigations, affirmative action program compliance, wage and hour advice, and general employment counseling), labor and employment litigation (including equal opportunity, wrongful discharge, discrimination, sexual harassment and defense of employment-related claims), and fair housing litigation and compliance. 

    Prior to joining Shuttleworth, Mark worked at a large Omaha law firm practicing in a regional labor and employment law section.  Mark also is the co-author of “McDonnell Douglas: Alive and Well”, 52 Drake Law Review 383 (2004), is a Contributing Editor for BNA’s leading labor law treatise, The Developing Labor Law, and is a Chapter Monitor for BNA's and the ABA Section on Labor and Employment Law's definitive reference on the law of discrimination in the workplace, Employment Discrimination Law.

    • Cornell College, B.A. Politics (1999)
    • Drake University, J.D. (with high honors) (Order of the Coif and Order of the Barristers) (2003)
      • Drake Law Review—Articles Editor (2002-2003)
      • ABA Moot Court Team Captain
      • Moot Court Board
    Professional Affiliations
    • Iowa State SHRM (Legislative Director 2010-Present)
    • American Bar Association
    • Iowa State Bar Association (Labor & Employment Section Council Member 2011-present)
    • Linn County Bar Association
    • Montana State Bar Association
    • Nebraska State Bar Association