Current Legal and Regulatory Landscape in Workplace Law: Equal Employment Opportunity, Privacy and More (HR Fundamentals)

Yoshigai; Gray


Speakers:  Wayne S. Yoshigai, Esq; Christian P. Gray, Esq.


Date:  May 18, 2017     Time:  8:30am - 11:30am     Location:  HEC's Kahili Room



To start this series, Wayne S. Yoshigai and Christy Gray will provide HR professionals with an introduction to the “alphabet soup” of federal and Hawaii workplace laws, regulations and agencies. Then they’ll provide an update of EEO and privacy laws with emphasis on sexual harassment, immigration, drug testing/medical marijuana and social media issues.  Learn how developments in Washington DC and our state capitol will impact everyday personnel issues.
About our Speakers
Wayne S. Yoshigai has practiced management employment and labor law in Hawaii for nearly 30 years.  He has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America for his work in the practice areas of Employment Law-Management, Labor Law-Management, and Litigation-Labor and Employment.  Mr. Yoshigai regularly represents Hawaii and national employers in administrative and judicial proceedings, including mediation and arbitration in union and non-union settings and litigation in federal and state courts, in all aspects of workplace law.  He specializes in the day-to-day management of complex employment situations.
Christian “Christy” P. Gray’s practice focuses on employment litigation on behalf of management as well as advice and counsel on a wide array of employment law issues.  Ms. Gray represents employers in state and federal court, arbitrations, mediations and before administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Hawaii Civil Rights Commission and the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, in all aspects of workplace law, including harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliation, whistleblower matters, unemployment insurance matters as well as breach of contract and tort claims.
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HR Fundamentals - The Building Blocks of Success
The 2017 series is made up of six programs designed as an ideal skill-building tool for entry to mid-level HR practitioners, HR generalists being groomed to assume additional HR responsibilities, and operational managers with HR responsibilities.  
Future programs in this Series include:
For information on registration, contact Victoria Tasaka at or phone at 440-8888 (neighbor islands may call 1-800-392-3589).
Cost per participant, per session:
$  80 - Oahu Members
$  40 - Neighbor Island Members (no additional discount will apply)
$150 - Non-Members
Receive a 20% discount by registering for the entire Series (total of 6 sessions; discount taken from the total payment), or you may register for any individual program.

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