Skip to Page Content

Event Details

    MVHRA Meeting - Presentation: "What Next? The Implications of the Plaintiff Employment Law Verdicts & #MeToo on Iowa Employment"

    Date: August 15, 2018, 11:30am – 2:00pm
    Great River Medical Center Blackhawk Room
    Event Type:
    iCal link
    Add to Calendar

    “What Next? The Implications of the Plaintiff Employment Law Verdicts

    & #MeToo on Iowa Employment.”

    Presented by: Gayla R. Harrison, Attorney

    Harrison Moreland Webber Simplot & Maxwell, P.C.

    During this presentation Ms. Harrison will discuss several Plaintiff employment law verdicts handed down in 2017 and the implications of those verdicts for human resources professionals in Iowa, including the impact on policies, investigations, complaint resolution, settlement and trial.

    The learning objectives of Gayla’s presentation include how to:

    • Evaluate the need for possible changes in policies
    • Develop and conduct training, investigation, and complaint or grievance
    • Identify resolutions before a disgruntled employee files a lawsuit or a   complaint  with an agency
    • Understand how employment law verdicts across the nation can affect your    local HR policies and procedures


    Speaker’s Background & Experience

    Gayla R. Harrison is an attorney with Harrison, Moreland, Webber, Simplot & Maxwell, P.C. She

    represents primarily employers in the whole spectrum of employment issues and has served as

    an investigator of a variety of complaints. She is a frequent speaker for the Central Iowa

    chapter of SHRM and has served as the Chair of the Labor and Employment Law Section

    Council of the Iowa State Bar Association. She is a member of the Labor & Employment Law

    Section of the American Bar Association and the Iowa State Bar Association and she is a

    member of SHRM.


    HRCI Pending for 2 (General) PHR/SPHR Recertification Credit Hours

    SHRM Approved for 2 SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Professional Development Credits

    “The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program.

    It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.”