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Welcome to the Color Country Human Resources Association (CCHRA)


Color Country Human Resource Association is a fellowship of Human Resource Managers in Southern Utah dedicated to education, certification, and networking to its members. CCHRA is affiliated with both the Utah HR State Council, the national Society for Human Resource Management, and the Human Resource Certification Institute.


Workshops is set to be held at the...


The Pasta Factory (New Location)

 (2 W Saint George Blvd, St. George, UT 84770 at Ancestor Square)


Cost: SHRM Members- $15

Non-SHRM Members - $20

Student Members- $10


  Registration: 11:00 - 11:15am


Table Top Discussion/Lunch: 11:15am – 12:00pm


Workshop presentation: 12:00pm – 1:00pm 


Event Date:    4/19/2016


Topic:             EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE 2016


Presenter:      Eric Olmstead, Partner


Company:       Barney McKenna & Olmstead


Workshop Overview:        


During this one hour session, Eric Olmstead will give us an update on various employment laws that are shaping our current HR landscape.
1. Introduction (overview of federal and state laws that govern employment relationship).
2. Review recent Utah legislative actions and trends in employment law.
3. Review recent federal legislative actions and trends in employment law.
4. Review recent federal and state case law developments in employment law.


 Certification: HRCI Credit Pre-Approved;  SHRM-CP SHRM-SCP Pre-Approved





Eric Olmstead Primary Presenter Biography: Eric Olmstead is a partner of Barney, McKenna & Olmstead, P.C. Eric represents employers and on occasion, employees, in most areas of employment law, including wrongful termination, sexual harassment and other Title VII-based claims, ADA, ADEA, wage and hour, employment agreements and personal policies, severance agreements, noncompetition agreements and trade secrets. He also counsels and trains employers on how to minimize their exposure to the risks of employment-related lawsuits. Eric is licensed to practice before the state and federal courts in Utah, Nevada and California. Prior to moving to Dixie in 1997, Eric practiced law in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Eric has lectured numerous times on employment law topics for private groups, trade organizations, the St. George Area Chamber of Commerce, the Utah Department of Workforce Services and the Utah State Bar.


Registration: Register now for this meeting using the link below: