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August Monthly Meeting - Mental Health, the ADA, and the Always-Moving "Notice" Target with Haley Kurisky

  • 10 Aug 2023
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Bay Oaks Country Club


Thursday, August 10th from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

14545 Bay Oaks Blvd, Houston, TX 77059

We will be meeting at Bay Oaks Country Club and lunch will be served.

The Topic:

"Mental Health, the ADA, and the Always-Moving "Notice" Target" with Haley Kurisky

Join us as we discuss the Americans with Disabilities Act and how mental health illnesses or disabilities come into play in the workplace in terms of accommodations, including when the duty to enter into the interactive process is triggered, especially when it comes to hard-to-see mental disabilities.

Learning Objectives:

  • Get a better understanding of mental disabilities, including those most commonly seen at the EEOC stage right now.
  • Learn about new ways to accommodate employees with mental health disabilities.
  • Figure out ways to train managers to identify mental health disabilities or react quicker to them.

Meeting Agenda

  • 11:30-12:00 Check-in / Networking / Announcements / Lunch
  • 12:00-1:00 Speaker Presentation, followed by Q&A

Re-certification credits are available for this event (1 SHRM PDC; 1 hour HRCI) and will be shared with attendees after the meeting. Please allow up to two weeks processing time for CEUs to be shared via email. 


Guests are always welcome and encouraged to attend our meetings!

For on-site luncheon, networking, and presentation at Bay Oaks:

  • $38 TXBA SHRM Member
  • $48 Non-Member / Guest
  • $20 Student

    About the Speaker:

    Haley Kurisky is an attorney at Jackson Lewis P.C., a national labor and employment law firm. Haley is a Houston native and attended Rice University for her undergraduate degree and the University of Houston Law Center for her juris doctorate.

    While in law school, she worked for several federal judges in Houston and with the EEOC's Houston office. She frequently speaks on employment law issues including discrimination, harassment, manager trainings, employment law updates, and other topics. She is a two-time speaker and presenter at HR Houston's Gulf Coast Symposium and has presented dozens of times on various employment law topics across the City of Houston.

    Haley serves as a Board of Trustees member of Goodwill Houston, as a founding member of Urban Harvest's young professionals group, the Cultivators, as a committeeman for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, and as an active member of the Junior League of Houston.

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