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Greenberg Traurig’s Kelly Bunting to Speak at SHRM’s 2017 Employment Law & Legislative Conference

WASHINGTON - March 10, 2017- Kelly  Bunting, a shareholder in the Philadelphia office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will speak at the 2017 Employment Law & Legislative Conference presented by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) March 13, 2017 in Washington,  D.C.

According to SHRM’s website, this conference provides attendees with the latest legislative updates, compliance and regulatory issues, and gives them an opportunity to visit with congressional offices. Bunting’s presentation, “Updating Your Employment Handbook and Harassment Training to Include the LGBT Workforce,” will cover best practice guidelines for inclusive employment handbook policies and training. She will give updates on the status of federal and state law as well as legislation regarding protection for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) employees and mandates for employers. She will also discuss the possible impact the new administration and a new Supreme Court justice may have on current and future law and legislation.

Bunting, a Labor & Employment shareholder, focuses her practice on: class and collective employment-related actions; wage and hour issues; discrimination, harassment and retaliation avoidance; whistleblower claims; labor issues; internal audits and investigations; global employment issues and compliance. As the firm’s co-chair of Compliance/HR Training Group and a founding member of the Global Workforce Strategies Group, she is a well-regarded trainer on discrimination/harassment and best practices for HR and company management, and regularly counsels global clients on handbook and policy issues, HR fundamentals, and supervisor liability. In 2014, 2015, and 2016, Bunting was ranked as “Recommended” by The Legal 500 United States for her work in Labor and Employment: Workplace and Employment Counseling and is a member of Philadelphia’s first-tier ranked Labor & Employment Practice by U.S. News-Best Lawyers.

About Greenberg Traurig's Business Labor & Employment Group

Greenberg Traurig’s Global Labor & Employment Practice serves clients from offices throughout the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. Members of the practice have had numerous trial wins and are frequently called upon to handle complex, bet-the-company, and large high-stake cases, including class and collective actions. On the labor side, a leading group of lawyers regularly represents management with labor-relations matters. Labor & Employment team members assist clients with complex employment issues, and design practical, proactive strategies that can be readily implemented by today’s human resources professionals. The practice has been recognized by Law360 as “Practice Group of the Year” for Labor & Employment (2011 and 2013), and has received a regional award from American Lawyer affiliate, Daily Report, for “Litigation Department of the Year” in Georgia (Labor & Employment 2015). In addition, the practice is recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the areas of Labor and Employment Litigation, Workplace & Employment Counseling, Labor-Management Relations, and Trade Secrets Litigation. Visit  Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Blog for insights and analysis of the latest labor and employment developments, including legislation, regulations, cases, policies, and trends.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GTLaw) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. One firm worldwide, GTLaw has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the second largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2016, and among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.