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March 5, 2019 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Risk Management
Manufacturing in the U.S. especially the Midwest is enjoying a resurgence. Factories are returning - growing and transforming in a new era of manufacturing.
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March 13, 2019 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Employee Benefits
Later retirements, retention of valued job skills, and reluctance to hire and train new workers in an uncertain industrial and digital age has led to an aging workforce. Are your policies and practices in line with the new reality? Do you understand the strategies and risks associated with hiring, retaining, and firing of “older” workers?
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April 10, 2019 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Employee Benefits
Untangling the web of employee leave laws is one of the most difficult responsibilities an employer faces --- particularly the FMLA. Employers must not only understand the multitude of leave laws, but it is critical to appreciate the subtle interplay between such laws.
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May 15, 2019 8:00 AM -9:30 AM
Employee Benefits
On June 28, 2016, Chicago passed its Paid Sick Leave ordinance, and Cook County hastily followed suit in October 2016, with both laws going into effect on July 1, 2017.  Despite these laws being in effect for over a year, many business simply fail to comply.  This includes simply not providing any paid sick leave at all, to noncompliant accrual, use and carryover policies, to failure to follow notice requirements.
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June 12, 2019 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Employee Benefits
Discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment take a heavy toll on companies – from lost productivity, high employee turnover, and of course costly litigation.   In this fast-paced management-focused training, Noah A, Frank of SmithAmundsen’s Labor & Employment Group will discuss key topics of Diversity, Unlawful Discrimination and Harassment, Individual Liability for Supervisors and Managers, and Retaliation.  
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July 17, 2019 10:30 AM -12:00 PM
Employee Benefits
The Horton Group will host a 90 minute webinar, taught by Noah A. Frank, covering wage garnishments, deductions, tax levies, employers’ payments and withholding responsibilities.
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August 1, 2019 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Employee Benefits
Employment discrimination litigation is evolving and complex. On October 17, 2016 the EEOC announced its 2017 Strategic Enforcement Plan (“SEP”), building off the prior 2012 SEP. Even employers too small to be subject to federal scrutiny must be aware of these priorities as state and local agencies often follow the EEOC’s lead.
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September 18, 2019 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Employee Benefits
Wage and hour law can be confusing and full of traps.
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October 16, 2019 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Employee Benefits
As Halloween approaches, please join attorney Noah A. Frank of SmithAmundsen LLC for a lively webinar on infectious diseases in the workplace – including avoiding transformative bites from zombies!
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November 6, 2019 10:30 AM - 11:45AM
Employee Benefits
During the recent economic downturns, unemployment claims have continued to rise. Not only do employers fund the heavy costs associated with unemployment benefits, but they must incur the time and expense in protesting baseless claims before a liberal administrative agency with a high burden of proof.
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