NOTE: THIS PRESENTATION WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE LIVE VIA A ZOOM LINK. IF ANYONE WISHES TO ATTEND VIRTUALLY, PLEASE EMAIL ME DIRECTLY SO I CAN PROVIDE YOU WITH THE LINK. THIS IS A NEW VENTURE FOR US AND WE HOPE ALL GOES WELL. PLEASE BE PATIENT WITH US AS WE WORK THROUGH THIS PROCESS. MY EMAIL ADDRESS IS LSMITH@SKILLSGROUP.ORG
Registration and Presentation Timeline:
- Registration: 7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
- Breakfast served during registration
- Presentation begins at 8:00 AM
- Guest Speaker from the Chamber will present briefly on Workplace Wellness prior to the presentation
- Presentation ends at 9:30 AM
- Holiday fun will begin immediately after the presentation and conclude at 10:00 AM
Recertification Credits: 1.5 HRCI/SHRM (pending)
Topic: Updates in Employment Law
Details: Primary Discussion will be regarding COVID-19 (Status of OSHA mandates, addressing disciplinary issues and/or abuse of COVID rules and requirements, etc.)
Presenter: Attorney Patrick Fanelli
Along with Ms. Willett, Mr. Fanelli is a founding partner of the Firm. Patrick focuses his practice on helping public and private employers navigate the increasingly regulated landscape of labor and employment law. Every year Pennsylvania school districts and other public entities turn to him for assistance in the collective bargaining process, while a number of others seek his guidance as a general solicitor.
Patrick serves as the Immediate Past President of the Pennsylvania School Boards Solicitors Association. He has presented at numerous seminars in the field of education law, including the Sam Francis School Law Seminar in Pittsburgh, the Penn State School Study Council Seminar at the Dickinson School of Law, and various seminars and events sponsored by PSBA.
Patrick served as an Adjunct Professor for Penn State University in the College of Liberal Arts, Department of Labor and Employee Relations where he teaches Employment Law. He is also served as an Adjunct Professor for Saint Francis University’s Graduate School of Human Resource Management where he taught Labor Law. He is a regular lecturer for The Lorman Institute.
His Practice Areas Include: Labor Law, Employment Law, Employment Litigation, School Law, Municipal Law and Collective Bargaining.
Patrick is a graduate of Penn State Dickinson School of Law where he earned a Juris Doctorate, Penn State University earning a Master of Public Administration and BA in Political Science.
His bar/court admissions include the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the US District Court of Western Pa, and the US Court of Appeals – Third Circuit.
Patrick is proud to be practicing in the Altoona and Blair County area, where he was born and raised. Patrick and his wife Tiffany, who grew up a short distance away in Martinsburg, now live in Altoona with their five children. He is an avid sports fan and enjoys spending time with his family. Patrick also enjoys helping with activities in his church and other community organizations.