Michael PadgettAbout the Blog Post author: Michael Padgett is the IndySHRM Director of Legislative Affairs and a Partner in the Chicago office of Jackson Lewis LLP, with his office residence in Indianapolis. Michael graduated cum laude from the Indiana University School of Law. His undergraduate degree is in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Purdue University, and Michael worked as a mechanical engineer in Indianapolis for four years prior to entering law school. Before embarking on the private practice of law, Michael served as Chief Counsel to the Indiana Department of Labor.


The Legislative Affairs Committee continues its ongoing series of webinars on topics of interest regarding developments in labor and employment law.  On Wednesday, June 16, the Committee will present a webinar entitled “Inside the EEOC.”  The presentation will include a review of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s practices with regard to investigating and pursuing charges of discrimination and the agency’s evolving priorities with respect to the types of claims pursued.  The webinar is scheduled for noon to 1:00 p.m. and is free to Indy SHRM members.  If you would like more information about this or other webinars sponsored by the Legislative Affairs Committee, please feel free to contact the Committee Chair, Mike Padgett, at padgettm@jacksonlewis.com.