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Evolving Employment Law (Oak Brook, IL)

Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 8:30AM – 11:30AM CST
Oak Brook, IL
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Evolving Employment Law (Oak Brook, IL)

Registration is from 8:00 – 8:30 A.M. | Continental Breakfast for Attendees

The New Year means new employment and labor laws impacting your business’s bottom line and risk management. Like most employers, you probably have an employee handbook, but when did you last review and update its contents? Are you sure your handbook complies with current laws? The Horton Group is pleased to invite you to this timely and fast-paced presentation on evolving employment laws. Join us and attorney Noah Frank of SmithAmundsen as he guides you through recent employment laws, and employee handbook and related policy mistakes that could cost you. Whether you have one employee or one thousand, this presentation is not to be missed!

Topics include:

  • New DOL Overtime Final Rule
  • New OSHA Rules on Reporting Injuries, Drug Testing, and Penalties
  • New Illinois Child Bereavement Leave and Employee Sick Leave Acts
  • New Cook County and Chicago Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Leave Ordinances
  • Unemployment Regulations
  • OSHA & EEOC Guidance on Transgender Employee Restrooms
  • EEOC Final Rule on Employer Wellness Programs
  • New EEOC reporting and complaint procedure language
  • EEO-1 Reporting Pay Data
  • NLRB attack on handbooks
  • Pregnancy Accommodation

Noah A. Frank


SmithAmundsen LLC

Noah provides services to clients in labor and employment litigation and counseling; corporate and business counseling; and workers’ compensation defense and Compliance. He advises employers of all sizes from “Mom n’ Pop Shops” to restaurant chains; physician and other professional service offices to temporary staffing services; and international manufacturers/ distributers.

Noah works with his clients to develop labor and employment strategies, and draft employment agreements, contracts, and handbooks. His experience includes work on union successor collective bargaining agreements, responses to unfair labor practices, and grievance administration through successful arbitration. Noah has negotiated multiple favorable post-termination settlements in FLSA and discrimination/retaliation claims, and has significant experience advising clients on the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Illinois Minimum Wage Law, and Illinois Wage Payment & Collection matters. Noah regularly presents practical advice for handling difficult employees and return-to-work situations following on-the-job injuries.

Noah’s workers’ compensation experience includes complex matters related to representation of uninsured employers and non-compliance matters, as well as workers’ compensation and occupational disease defense. Noah has obtained several successful resolutions before the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission’s Insurance Compliance Unit. He has litigated Workers’ Compensation claims through the Illinois Appellate Court, and has obtained numerous favorable awards on behalf of his clients.

Noah was included in Illinois Super Lawyers, Rising Stars* list for 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015; a peer review distinction by Thomson Reuters awarded to 2.5% of attorneys in the State of Illinois. Attorneys named to the Rising Stars list are in practice for less than 10 years or under the age of 40. Noah has received a “BV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell for his legal ability and ethics.


Material posted on this website is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a legal opinion or medical advice. Contact your legal representative or medical professional for information specific to your legal or medical needs.

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