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Jim Reidy – 10 Things that Keep HR up at Night 2024

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Show Topic:

If you thought 2023 was filled with constant change in federal and state laws and that new compliance and federal and state rules and regulations were fast and furious, then you better buckle up as 2024 has arrived.

In this episode, host CMA’s David Ciullo discusses with attorney James Reidy, Co-Chair of the Labor and Employment Group at Sheehan Phinney, 10 Things that Keep HR Professionals Awake at Night 2024.

These include new OT exemptions, implementation of state paid leave policies, managing remote and out-of-state workers, retaliation claims, increased risk of Data Breaches, and much more!

About The Guest:

Attorney James P. (“Jim”) Reidy is a shareholder at Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green, PA in Manchester, NH where he is the co-chair of the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group. He earned his B.A. from Assumption College in 1980, his M.P.A. from Northeastern University, and his J.D. , cum laude, from the New England School of Law in 1989.


Jim has extensive experience handling matters before the NH Department of Labor, the NH Commission for Human Rights, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the U.S. Department of Labor.


Jim is a moderator of NHLABORNET, and he has been a media resource on workplace law for media outlets including CNN, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times Business Magazine, Bloomberg, WMUR, NPR, The Associated Press, NPR Market Place, Buzz Feed, Law 360, Inc. Magazine, The HR Power Hour, HR Breakroom, SKI Magazine, and HR Magazine as well as several local publications.


In 2020, Jim was inducted as a Fellow in the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.


Chambers USA and New England Super Lawyers have ranked Jim in the Top Tier of management-side employment lawyers for each year of the last 15 years. Best Lawyers USA named Jim the 2022 Lawyer of the Year for Labor and Employment Law (Manchester), and the NH Business Review named him one of the top 200 most influential business leaders in New Hampshire.