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March Learning Lab

Recent Developments in Employment Law

Categories: TAHRA Learning Lab
Presented by Jake Crawford

In this Learning Lab, we will review recent developments in the law that have a direct and practical impact on HR professionals. This will include the ever-changing landscape of COVID-19, how to address requests to work remotely under the Americans with Disabilities Act, and much more.

At this lab you will:

  • Develop an understanding of relevant changes in the law that directly impact your work.
  • Learn practical applications of relevant legal principals and requirements.
  • Learn specific issues to address with front-line supervisors to reduce the risk of legal violations. 

OSU Tulsa North Hall - Room 153 - find map here

Jake Crawford is a shareholder at McAfee & Taft. His practice is focused on the representation of employers exclusively in all aspects of labor and employment law, including the litigation of disputes involving the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and Family and Medical Leave Act.

Jake also counsels clients on best practices and compliance matters involving employee handbook policies and procedures, wage and hour law, the proper classification of workers, discipline and termination, drug and alcohol testing, and employment agreements and restrictive covenants. A significant portion of his counseling practice is devoted to assisting clients in avoiding discrimination, harassment, retaliation and unlawful termination charges.

Jake is a frequent speaker on issues affecting the workplace and has been a contributing author to numerous business and professional publications, including The Oklahoman, Oklahoma Employment Law Letter, Midwest Employment Law Letter,, and EmployerLINC, a legal blog dedicated to employers and workplace issues.  He also previously served as vice president of legislative affairs for the Tulsa Area Human Resources Association, an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management.

Jake’s achievements have earned him inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch (labor and employment law – management; labor and employment litigation) and Oklahoma Super Lawyers’ list of “Oklahoma Rising Stars,” which recognizes the state’s up-and-coming attorneys.

TAHRA is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. This program is valid for 2.00 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit

This event is approved for HRCI credits

This Program has been approved for 2.0 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, aPHRi™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®).

The use of this official seal confirms that this Activity has met HR Certification Institute's criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.

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March 31, 2022 | 1 - 3 p.m.

Registration Ended

OSU Tulsa - North Hall Room 153
700 N Greenwood Ave
Tulsa, Ok 74106-0702

OSU Tulsa - North Hall Room 153
700 N Greenwood Ave
Tulsa, Ok 74106-0702