Mitchell Williams to Host Employment Law Seminar in Jonesboro

Discussing Challenging Trends in Employment Policies, Wage & Hour Laws

January 09, 2020

JONESBORO, ARK. – Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C., in conjunction with The Payroll Company (TPC), will host a free employment seminar in Jonesboro on Thursday, Jan. 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at The Cooper Alumni Center (AState Campus) located at 2600 Alumni Blvd. Employers and human resources professionals are invited to attend.

Attorneys Nate Read, Amanda G. Orcutt and Wade Bowen will present current issues and trends in employment policies and discuss employee handbook “Must Haves” including FMLA, sexual harassment, drug testing and medical marijuana in the workplace. This seminar will also take a deeper dive into the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) wage and hour laws reviewing the new exempt salary basis, classifications, tracking time worked, overtime pay, misclassifications and joint employer issues. Participants will also learn about HR and Payroll reporting requirements and penalties for failing to timely file forms.

Participants may register here. The program flyer can be downloaded here. The seminar is valid for 2.5 professional development credits for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. For more information, contact Mitchell Williams Law Firm at 870-938-6262.

About the Presenters

Nathan Read has extensive experience representing employers in all matters of employment law with a focus on employment counseling and employment litigation. He advises businesses, executive and management on employment obligations under the state and federal statutes and the enforcement of employment, confidentiality, restrictive covenant, non-compete and severance agreements.

Amanda G. Orcutt has extensive experience representing employers in all matters of employment law, both as an advisor and an advocate. She represents businesses in lawsuits brought in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies in a wide range of employment disputes. She counsels clients on various employment matters such as compliance with state and federal law, accommodation of disabilities, and development of employment policies.

Wade Bowen advises businesses and individual clients on a variety of tax and tax-related issues and transactional matters. His practice includes assisting business clients with business formations, business sales and acquisitions, and real estate transactions.

About Mitchell Williams

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. is a full-service corporate law firm that provides strategic, comprehensive legal services to help clients achieve their goals. Established in 1954, the firm has offices in Little Rock, Rogers and Jonesboro, Arkansas and Austin, Texas. For more information, visit

About The Payroll Company (TPC)

TPC is a full-service payroll provider including time and attendance services, human resource solutions and pre-employment recruiting services.