Events

Wage and Hour Issues Associated with Internships

February 11, 2015 — Abby Clark will present on wage and hour issues associated with internships at the ILLINOIS Career Services Council in Champaign-Urbana.

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Avoiding Pitfalls in Your Financial Planning

October 16, 2014 at Embassy Suites East Peoria — Derek Schryer will present on wills, trusts, and estate planning at “Avoiding Pitfalls in Your Financial Planning,” in conjunction with The Commerce Trust Company, The Salvation Army, and Laurus Strategies.  Hors d’oeuvres will be served at 5:30 p.m. with the panel discussion to follow at 6 […]

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December 18, 2013

Davis & Campbell attorneys will present “Employment Law Overview: A Panel Discussion” for the AAIM Employer’s Association.  The format of this session will be a panel discussion to provide attendees with information needed to understand the wide range of federal, state, and local laws that require employers’ consideration.  Topics also will include personnel practices, recordkeeping, […]

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December 11, 2013

Keith Braskich will be a featured presenter at the Lorman Education Services’ Employment Law Update.  Keith’s discussion will focus on “Documentation — Do Your Practices Help or Hurt?”  Contact Keith for more information or to register for the seminar.

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November 20, 2013

Keith Braskich will present “The Discipline and Discharge Process” for the AAIM Employer’s Association.  Topics will include investigating and documenting disciplinary and performance issues, when immediate termination is warranted, and best practices for the discharge process.  Contact Keith for more information or to register for the program.

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October 10, 2013

Abby Clark will present “Diversity in the Workplace” for the Macomb Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

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October 8, 2013

Rick Russo and Kevin Shields are featured speakers at the Decatur Area SHRM Chapter’s Annual Human Resources Conference.  Rick will present “Hostile Work Environment in All Its Forms,” which will cover a variety of potentially hostile environments and provide insight on steps employers can take to prevent and respond appropriately to these issues.  Kevin will […]

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September 26, 2013

Abby Clark will present “Developments in Management Labor & Employment Law” for the Illinois Association of Wastewater Agencies’ Annual Meeting in Galena, Illinois.

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September 18, 2013

Keith Braskich is presenting a program on “Employee Discipline and Termination” for the National Business Institute at its “Human Resource Law: What You Need to Know Now” seminar in Springfield, Illinois.  Topics will include proper discipline and firing procedures to avoid wrongful termination and retaliatory discharge claims.  Contact Keith for more information or to register […]

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September 11-13, 2013

Bill Campbell is presenting at the ESOP Association’s 5th Annual Midwest Regional Conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  In an effort to educate first-time attendees and those new to the subject matter, Bill and his colleagues will cover the basic structure and function of an ESOP, the interaction of various professional functions, ownership culture, ESOP communications, and […]

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August 21, 2013

Reed Roesler will present “Special Employment Issues: Privacy, Defamation, and Company Security” for the AAIM Employer’s Association.  Topics will include protecting your company’s reputation and assessing risks associated with employee speech, your legal responsibility for information privacy, dealing with cyberspace (including emails, blogs, tweets, and chat boards), and keeping employees safe by preventing workplace violence.  […]

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August 19, 2013

Rick Russo will present “Navigating Wage & Hour Laws in the 21st Century” at the 14th Annual Illinois Human Resource Conference in Oakbrook, Illinois, sponsored by the Illinois State Council of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).  Contact Rick for more information or to register for the conference.

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August 15, 2013

2013 Agri Business Seminar — On August 15, 2013, Derek Schryer and Jay Scholl are presenting at the 2013 Agri Business Seminar.  Held at the Best Western Ashland House in Morton, Illinois, the presentation runs from 8:30 a.m. to noon, with a free hot breakfast buffet served at 7:30 a.m.  In addition to Derek and […]

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July 17, 2013

Rick Russo will present “Managing Absenteeism and Leave Issues” for the AAIM Employer’s Association.  Topics will include the importance of clarifying attendance policies and time-tracking procedures, legally protected leave (including leave under the FMLA and ADA), and identifying and reducing fraud and abuse.  Contact Rick for more information or to register for the program.

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June 19, 2013

David Lubben and Derek Schryer presented “Promoting and Evaluating Employee Productivity” for the AAIM Employer’s Association.  Topics included training managers to write fair and defensible evaluations, the importance of candor and consistency in reviewing performance, legal restrictions (including GINA, HIPAA, and Illinois law), and employee wellness programs.

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May 23, 2013

Derek Schryer presented “Health Care Reform: An HR Perspective” for the Central Chapter of the Illinois CPA Society.  Topics included the ways in which employers’ human resource functions are impacted by health care reform components.

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April 17, 2013

Keith Braskich presented “The Rights & Obligations of Non-Union & Unionized Employers Under Labor Laws” for the AAIM Employer’s Association.  Topics included managing employee communications in cyberspace, balancing protected employee speech and workplace conduct, guarding against discrimination for protected activities, and remaining union free/protecting unrepresented employees in the workplace.

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April 11, 2013

Abby Clark presented “Performance Evaluations” for the Macomb Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).  Topics included productive reasons for discipline, effective coaching, and the role performance evaluations play in terminations.

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March 28, 2013

Derek Schryer presented “Health Care Reform: What to Expect in 2014” for the National Association of Women Business Owners.  Contact Derek if you are interested in additional information regarding this topic.

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March 20, 2013

Reed Roesler presented “Wage & Wage Payment Laws” for the AAIM Employer’s Association.  Topics included clearly defining compensable “work” time, managers’ obligation to ensure proper pay, when “comp” time may and may not be used, and the compensability of time employees spend using smart phones or tablets to review email after business hours.

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February 28, 2013

Abby Clark presented “Developments in Management Labor & Employment Law” for the Illinois Association of Wastewater Agencies’ Mid-Year Meeting.  Topics included newly-issued EEOC guidance materials regarding background checks, last chance agreements, and revised FMLA regulations.

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BNHRC Annual Employment Law Update

Davis & Campbell will present at the Bloomington-Normal Human Resource Council’s Annual Employment Law Update. Designed for HR managers and their staff, business owners, and other key personnel who need to know important changes in employment law, this annual program provides a practical explanation of the changing legal landscape and its impact on employers. Program […]

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February 20, 2013

David Lubben presented “Preparing Effective Handbooks & Employment Agreements” for the AAIM Employer’s Association.  Topics included language that could transform handbooks into employment contracts, laws that impact handbooks and agreements, best practices, and how to keep your own handbook relevant and current.

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January 16, 2013

Rick Russo presented “Safe Selection: Reducing Your Hiring Risk” for the AAIM Employer’s Association.  Topics included proper language for job postings, pre-hire testing and assessments, keeping interviews legal, and background checks and drug screening.

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AAIM/EA 2013 Employment Law Certificate Series

Davis & Campbell attorneys will once again be the featured presenters at this year’s AAIM/EA Employment Law Certificate Series.  These intensive, interactive, multi-session programs focus on steps you can take to deal with the requirements of various laws and regulations. This series is designed for HR Professionals and Managers who want more in-depth knowledge about […]

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