Speaking Engagements

2019 Upcoming Speaking Engagements

Please look to this page for upcoming public speaking events regarding current workplace issues.

There are no speaking events scheduled at this time.

RECENT PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS BY RICK LARSON:

CFC-NIGP Spring Seminar
Friday, March 15, 2019
Managing the Right Wagesfor a Contract!
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. “Wage Pressure” (1.5 hours)
Presented by Mr. Steven Rondone, US Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor
Statistics Economist
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Lunch (included with workshop) (45 minutes)
12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. “The Challenges for Small Business, Minority-Owned
Business Contractors with Prevailing Wage and Living
Wage in Pursuing Government Contracts” (1.5 hours)
Presented by Mr. George Morning, GOAA Small Business Director
1:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Break (15 minutes) (this may be reduced if needed)

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. “Wage Management and the Role of Culture in Building New
Enterprises: An Insider’s Look at Opening Universal

Studios, Florida” (1.5 hours)
Presented by Rick Larson, P.A. with Rick Larson Law, Winter Garden, FL
and Instructor at UCF Office of Continuing Education

Light Breakfast 8:30 AM
Membership Meeting 9:00 AM
Price is $50 to NIGP members,
Price is $60 to non NIGP members
This Workshop is worth 4.5 Non-Accredited
Contact Hours!
Location
Orange County Renaissance
Senior Center
Venice Ballroom
3800 S. Econlockhatchee Trail
Orlando, Florida 32829
Programming Committee Chair:
Tabatha Freedman, MBA, CPPO, CPPB
tfreedman@volusia.org or 386

Central Florida Employment Council
NEW for 2019….. “2019 Employment Law Updates””

HOT TOPIC:
2019 Employment Law Updates Concerning Employers and Human Resource Professionals

SYNOPSIS / GUEST SPEAKER:
Rick Larson, Employment and Human Resources Attorney at Rick Larson Law will present an overview on important 2019 legal issues employers are currently facing.

• MeToo movement – sexual harassment – Are employers doing what they need to do to lessen claims?

• Unconscious bias/discrimination in the workplace.

• Navigating Non-Compete and Non-Solicitation Agreements.

• FMLA – pitfalls spelled out.

RE-CERTIFICATION CREDITS:
*APPROVED* for SHRM credit hour(s) – Special thanks to UCF Continuing Education who helps make this process possible for re-certification credit hours

When?
DATE AND TIME:
Tuesday, February 12, 2019, from 7:30-9:00 AM

Agenda – 7:30 AM Around the Room Introductions. 7:45 AM Presentation. 8:45 AM Announcements / Networking.

Where?

LOCATION HOST:
UCF Continuing Education, Innovative Center, 3280 Progress Drive, Suite 700, Orlando, FL 32826

DIRECTIONS AND PARKING:
For directions only call 407-882-0260, or visit Google Map. Upon arrival to the Innovative Center parking lot, attendees may continue straight ahead and park in any open spaces in the parking lot. Attendees can enter the Continuing Education entrance, Suite 700, and then enter the first door on the left. The meeting will be held in Classroom 722.

Parking is Free

RSVP
RSVP REQUIRED:
Seats go fast and space is limited, reserve your spot today! To RSVP send your Name, Company Name and Email Address to cfec@cfec.org

Take the Member Challenge: Bring a colleague, for a chance to win a price!

Attendees are employers, recruiters, managers, human resource, career & employment professionals only please

PRICE:
Meeting fee $15.00 payable at the door, only please. Cash/Checks made payable to CFEC. Please make any cancellations by the Fri. before the meeting, or cost will be administered directly.

Central Florida Employment Council
“2018 Sexual Harassment Update”

My presentation will provide the Annual Law Update for the Central Florida Employment Council due current headlines regarding continuing sexual harassment issues in the workplace. I will also discuss some of the problematic issues that arise when administering various kinds of medical leaves.

This event will take place on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 from 7:30 am-9:00 am at Everglades University, 850 Trafalgar Ct., Ste 100, Maitland, FL 32751. Please contact cfec.org regarding monthly meetings for employers for further details.

Central Florida Employment Council
“The Science of Hiring – Recruiting and Hiring Capable, Self-Motivated People”

This is a panel discussion featuring many of the top HR professionals in the Central Florida area.
The event will take place on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 from 11:30 am -1:00 pm during the April lunch session of the Central Florida Employment Council. The location host is DeVry University, 7352 Greenbriar Pkwy., Orlando, FL 32819

Recent Speaking Engagements

Lake Sumter SHRM, Leesburg, Florida

“Looking into Trump World: What’s Next in Labor and Employment Trends?”

My presentation will take place Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 at 11:30 am at the Leesburg Community Building at Venetian Gardens, West Room, 109 E. Dixie Ave., Leesburg FL, 34748.

“Looking into Trump World: What’s Next in Labor and Employment Trends?”

This presentation is a component of the 2017 Employment Law Update sponsored by the Central Florida Employment Council (“CFEC”).

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 7:30 am-9:00 am at LaSalle Computer Learning Center, 12900 Challenger Pkwy, Ste 102, Orlando, FL 32826.

For further details, please see cfec.org or the link, below:

http://www.cfec.org/employer-resources/cfec-monthly-meetings/upcoming-meetings

Central Florida Employment Council | CFEC Employer Meetings
“The Place for Recruiters to Network and Learn since 1994”
– 2nd Tuesday of every month

HOT TOPIC:
“The Science of Hiring”
SYNOPSIS:
Panel Discussion
GUEST PANELIST:
Panel Facilitator:
Lorrine Collins, LaSalle Computer Learning Center
Panelist:
Barbara Seifert, Ph.D.,CPC, Committed to Your Success Coaching & Consulting
Beth E. Weiss Manpower
Jill-Capri Simms, Plumb Line Consulting, LLC
Rick Larson, Larson Law, Employment and Civil Litigation
Seema Rafay, Agile·1
RE-CERTIFICATION CREDITS:
*APPROVED* for SHRM credit hour(s)
(Special thanks to our partnering sponsor UCF Continuing Education who helps make this process possible for re-certification credit hours.)

DATE / TIME / AGENDA:
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 from 7:30-9:00 AM (7:15 AM suggested arrival time for sign-in, networking, and Continental breakfast)
PRICE:
Meeting fee $15.00 payable at the door, only please. Cash/Checks made payable to CFEC. Please make any cancellations by the Fri. before the meeting, or cost will be administered directly.
RSVP REQUIRED:
Seats go fast and space is limited, reserve your spot today! Feel free to bring a colleague! Reserve your seat(s) via email by sending your Name, Company Name, and Email Address to Paulette Weir, CFEC Director at . (No “annual membership” fees! Attendees are employers, recruiters, managers, human resource, career & employment resources only please.)
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST SPONSOR:
Tews Company
LOCATION HOST:
LaSalle Computer Learning Center, 12900 Challenger Pkwy, Ste 102, Orlando, FL 32826 (located within the Florida Technical College Building*)

http://www.cfec.org/employer-resources/cfec-monthly-meetings/upcoming-meetings

Orlando Diversity Council Meeting
Date: Tuesday, October 4th
Time: 12:00-1:30pm
Location: Enterprise Holdings
5442 Hoffner Avenue, Orlando, FL 32821
*RSVP to raphael.parra@nationaldiversitycouncil.org

Educational Segment:
Diversity Revisted: “Compliance, Culture, and the Next Generation.”
From his unique background combining law practice and HR administration,
Rick Larson touches upon the key elements of diversity compliance that have
changed throughout the years, as well as the changing landscape of diversity
and inclusion in corporate culture. The presenter takes a long look back at
some key historical landmarks in the diversity journey and where we may be
headed as corporate citizens in the 21st Century.
– Led by Rick Larson, Rick Larson Law

 

“Building Team and Positive Culture in the Legal Environment,” before the Central Florida Chapter of Legal Administrators. As such, this discussion will center upon some of the more unique challenges of the legal working environment, whether within the law firm setting or governmental agency, and creative team approaches to improving employee morale, engagement and productivity. Anyone having an interest in this subject is welcome to attend.

This event will take place Monday, June 1, 2016 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at the Citrus Club, 255 South Orange Avenue, Suite 1800, Orlando Florida 32801.

I anticipate this will be a most lively discussion!

“2016 Employment Law Update for HR Professionals,” February 9, 2016, 7:30 A.M.-9:00 A.M, before the Central Florida Employment Council, Nova University, Orlando, FL. Please contact the Central Florida Employment Council for further details at cfec.org or open the following link:
http://www.cfec.org/employer-resources/cfec-monthly-meetings/upcoming-meetings

“Tips on How High Performing Cultures Manage Low Performing Employees,” June 23, 2015, 1:15 p.m., before the National Health Care Leaders Association, First Annual National Conference, at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort, Orlando, Florida.

“Recruiting Screens: Do We Really Hire the Best?” October 6, 2015, webinar presentation for the National Diversity Council. Further details pending.

“2015 Employment Law Update: Key Changes for the HR Professional” February 10, 2015, before the Central Florida Employment Council, University of Central Florida Continuing Education, Innovation Center, Orlando, Florida.

“Making the Business Case for Diversity,” before the Central Florida Region, Florida Diversity Council, April 5, 2014, at the University of Central Florida.