How to Help Your HR Legal Practices & Policies Evolve with Changing Times
Attendees will learn:
• How to implement new U.S. Department of Labor changes into policies and procedures
• How to make the Unity Bill and OSHA’s position on drug testing work for you
• Damage control: policies and procedures to put in place as they relate to government investigations, reductions in force, job descriptions, time keeping and more!
at Crowe & Dunleavy
With more than 35 years of experience, Madalene Witterholt assists clients in the full spectrum of employment law issues. Starting with employee hiring and I-9 compliance, employer policy development and day-to-day advice she provides employee training as well as the defense of administrative charges. Madalene’s regional practice has given her experience in the full gamut of employment litigation.
Madalene has a hands-on approach to total representation of her clients. Madalene immerses herself in her client’s culture whether it is on the factory floor, in the oil field or in the halls of Fortune 500 companies. Her cost effective approach to client representation has the goal of keeping clients in the forefront of compliance with not only the current law, but with an eye towards future trends in employment law.
A Connecticut Yankee in the Oklahoma and Texas courts, Madalene believes the best way to win a lawsuit is to prevent it from ever happening! With risk management as her ultimate goal, she is as comfortable with a foreman as she is with a corporate executive. She is well received by employees at all levels whether she is providing traditional EEOC training, assisting in internal investigations or working with employees to implement policy changes.
Known for her down-to-earth style, Madalene understands that employment clients have needs 24/7 and is available to clients at any time, whether it is for the most routine situations or a major crisis. Madalene is experienced in dealing with scheduled and unscheduled OSHA, EEOC and DOL investigations. Unique among employment lawyers, Madalene also handles workers’ compensation defense for high deductible clients. This enables her to have an established reputation in this specialized practice area. She is able to give practical and seasoned advice regarding the injured worker and the interplay of state and federal laws.