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Register! SHRM Hawaii 2015 Hawaii Legislative Update Webinar


with Melissa Pannell, John Knorek & Melissa Pavlicek

Get the latest 2015 Hawaii legislative updates without leaving your desk! Join us on Friday, May 1 at 12:00pm, as Melissa Pannell, John Knorek and Melissa Pavlicek discuss and answer your questions about pending 2015 legislation and important law updates that will affect you and your organization:

Employer Paid Leave - HB496: a bill which requires employer-paid leave for part-time employees. 

Workers' Compensation - SB1174: a bill which changes the requirements for selecting independent medical exam physicians.

Workplace Violence - SB1213: a bill that allows an employer to seek a temporary restraining order. 

Medical Marijuana - SB1291: a bill that prohibits discrimination against medical marijuana patients and caregivers by schools, landlords, employers and others.

Independent Contractors - SB1219: a bill that clarifies if an individual is an independent contractor.

SHRM Hawaii 2015 Legislative Update Webinar with Melissa Pannell, John Knorek & Melissa Pavlicek

Date: Friday, May 1, 2015

Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Cost: $25 SHRM Hawaii members $35 non-SHRM Hawaii members 


LIMITED SPACE! Register by Wednesday, April 29, 2015 or when registration fills up.

Questions? Please contact Landon Wong at or 808-447-1840.

About the speakers:

  SHRM Presenter pics (Melissa Pannell) Melissa Pannell, PHR is an HR generalist with Monsanto on Oahu. Melissa has served as the co-chair of the SHRM Hawaii State Conference Committee. She is currently in her third year as the SHRM Hawaii Legislative co-chair alongside John Knorek.

 SHRM Presenter pics (John Knorek)John Knorek, Esq. is a director at Torkildson Katz Moore Hetherington & Harris and provides counsel and representation to large and small employers in all aspects of employment and wrongful discharge law. John also serves as the SHRM Hawaii Legislative co-chair alongside Melissa Pannell.

 SHRM Presenter pics (Melissa Pavlicek)Melissa Pavlicek is the executive director of SHRM Hawaii. She and her company, Hawaii Public Policy Advocates, LLC serve as the contract executive director for various Hawaii non-profit organizations.

Payments can be made via credit card online or by check payable to: SHRM Hawaii

*Registrants will receive instructions on how to log into the webinar on April 29th.*

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