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EMPLOYEE HANDBOOKS: Will Yours Make the Grade?

Wednesday, December 1, 2021, 11:30 AM until 1:00 PM
VIRTUAL LUNCH MEETING - Registration REQUIRED by 11/26 to receive Zoom meeting log-in credentials.

, VA  

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
PWSHRM Programs Director
Monthly Meeting
Registration is required before Saturday, November 27, 2021 at 12:00 AM
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Cancellation Policy:
Refunds for monthly meetings will be processed provided that the cancellation is submitted prior to the cancellation deadline. Any request for cancellation after this deadline and no shows will be billed.
No Fee

Member Rate:   Members must log-in to their member account on the registration page to receive the chapter member rate.

Student Non Member Rate
 To support individuals enrolled full-time in a HR related degree program, a discounted registration fee is available for our meetings.



Join Prince William SHRM in donating to the Alzheimer's Association National Capital Area (NCA) Chapter during the final quarter of 2021.  The chapter serves people with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias and their families and caregivers in the District of Columbia, suburban and Southern Maryland and Northern Virginia. The Alzheimer's Association leads the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia — by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.  


PWSHRM is recognized by SHRM to offer
Professional Development Credits (PDCs)
for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®

Submitted for 1 HRCI and 1 SHRM Professional Development Re-certification Credit

HR Certification Institute's® ( official seal confirms that PWSHRM meets the criteria for pre-approved recertification credit(s) for any of HRCI’s eight credentials, including SPHR® and PHR®.

Presenter(s):  Kristina Keech Spitler, VanderPool, Frostick & Nishanian P.C.


Employee handbooks contain important information that is valuable to employees, provide guidance for consistent treatment with regard to company policies, and can be a defense in employment law cases. Is your handbook thorough, up to date, readily available and easy to understand? When was the last time you updated your handbook? This session will help you ensure that your handbook makes the grade.

Kristina Keech Spitler, Esq. is a shareholder at Vanderpool, Frostick & Nishanian, P.C. and has been practicing law for thirty years. With a background as a civil litigator and former prosecutor, as well as experience with employment, business, corporate, real estate, zoning, and municipal law.  Ms. Spitler uses her extensive experience and knowledge to partner with her clients to understand their legal and business needs and provide innovative solutions that are specific to each client. Ms. Spitler focuses on Employment Law, Civil Litigation, Business/Corporate Law, and Municipal Law including matters relating to hiring and firing, breach of agreements, non-compete and restrictive covenant agreements, discrimination, disabilities and accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act, Fair Labor Standards Act (wage and hour law), Family Medical Leave Act, and defamation. In addition, her practice includes drafting and updating handbooks and policy manuals, management and employee training, and drafting executive, independent contractor, and severance agreements.  Ms. Spitler is a highly rated speaker and trainer on the topic of Employment Law issues. In addition to speaking at conferences and conducting training sessions for businesses, she has been a featured speaker on employment law issues on WUSA Channel 9 News and has served as a resource and quoted in Workforce Management Magazine. Ms. Spitler has been recognized as one of Virginia’s “Most Influential Women” and a “Leader in the Law” by Virginia Lawyers Media, and as “Legal Elite” in Labor/Employment Law from Virginia Business Magazine. She has also received the AV Preeminent rating, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest professional achievement.




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