Nature Coast Human Resources Society

Proudly Serving Pasco, Hernando and Citrus Counties 


Florida Legislative Affairs and Legal Practices for Businesses

  • Thursday, February 09, 2023
  • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • CARES Elfers Senior Center 4136 Barker Dr. New Port Richey


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NCHRS Monthly Meeting

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TOPIC: Florida Legislative Affairs and Legal Practices for Businesses 

Held at CARES Elfers Center - 4136 Barker Drive, NPR 34652

Thursday, February 9th
Food/Networking 10:30 - 11:00
Program 11:00 - NOON

$10 NCHRS Members
$15 Non-members

Enjoy networking & brunch, followed by SHRM accredited HR presentation.  Door prizes donated from our loyal sponsors will be given out.

Please join us as attorney Dee Anna Hays from Ogletree Deakins updates us the upcoming session in Tallahassee and other legislative affairs.  She serves as the Director of State Legislative Affairs for the HR Florida State Council and will fill us in on the HR Florida day at the state capital coming up this year.

Dee Anna also helps businesses with many other legal matters in the day to day operations and will be able to provide you with the current topics concerning legal practices for your business or organization.

Register early as our legal sessions are always well attended because of the great information you can get and not have to pay a consultation fee!

Dee Anna is the Chair of the firm’s Multistate Advice and Counseling Practice Group. She is passionate about providing legal advice and counseling to management in difficult workplace situations and has the honor of being a trusted advisor to many long term clients. Dee Anna is Board Certified by the Florida Bar and is a nationally recognized speaker and author on labor and employment law issues.

Dee Anna serves as the Director of State Legislative Affairs for the HR Florida State Council and the Director of Legislative Affairs for HR Tampa (SHRM). She is also a Vice Chair of Education for the American Health Law Association (AHLA)’s Labor and Employment Practice Group.

Dee Anna regularly assists employers with:

  • Employment law litigation, including developing strategies for employers to prevent and defend claims across multiple jurisdictions
  • Developing and updating employment handbooks, policies, procedures, agreements, applications, and other documents to ensure multistate compliance
  • Counseling on best practices as employers expand to new states and localities, including drafting related documents, communications, and materials
  • Assisting employers with the full range of workplace issues that may affect compliance, including decisions related to hiring, discipline, termination, leaves of absence, wage payment, required training, and other employment-related topics that may vary across jurisdictions
  • Defending Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspections and citations (and related drug testing and workplace violence issues)
  • Protecting trade secrets and enforcing nondisclosure, nonsolicitation, and noncompetition agreements
  • Responding to allegations of unpaid wages, discrimination, harassment, and retaliation
  • Collaborating with attorneys in the firm’s other practice groups who are experienced with other specific legal issues that may arise

Dee Anna has a 7-year-old son and a 4-year-old daughter. When she isn’t chasing her kids around, she enjoys running in trail races, visiting local beaches, and traveling.

Nature Coast Human Resources Society, Inc.

Serving Hernando, Citrus and Pasco Counties

SHRM Chapter #705

6645 Ridge Road, Port Richey, FL 34668



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