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Labor and Employment Law Update

  • July 27, 2016
  • 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Laner Muchin, Ltd., 515 N. State St., Suite 2800, Chicago, IL 60654
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Labor and Employment Law Update

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm CST
Members $20.00
Non Members $40.00

Once again we are very excited to have Jill O’Brien, Attorney at Laner Muchin, Ltd. share her expertise on labor and employment law. Jill will share the latest trends in employment law and will field questions from the attendees.  Please bring your questions!

Some of the topics to be discussed include:

  • What is the expansion of pregnancy leave rights?
  • Anticipated FLSA changes on the minimum salary to be exempt
  • What questions can you ask and when with the Ban the Box law?
  • How staffing firms should handle applicants with criminal backgrounds.
  • Medical Marijuana in the work place.
  • Cyber security and what is the temporary staffing agency risk…should we have cyber insurance?
  • Is it OK for our clients to do references on our temps or do we get into co employment issues?
  • When do applications need to be filled out - for both direct hire and temporary candidates?

Ms. O’Brien has been repeatedly selected as one of the “Top 50 Women Attorneys in Illinois." Additionally, she is included in the list of Illinois’ Super Lawyers (2005-16); Top Lawyers in Illinois - Labor and Employment Law Related; and the Leading Lawyers Network of Top Lawyers. She also has received the highest Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating for ethical standards and legal ability. In 2013, Ms. O'Brien was elected to be a Fellow/Member of the prestigious College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.  For more than 25 years, Ms. O’Brien has represented public and private sector employers in numerous areas of labor and employment law, including: collective bargaining negotiations; grievance and interest arbitrations; anti-harassment, anti-discrimination and diversity in the workplace educational programs; drafting and enforcement of confidentiality, non-competition and other restrictive covenant agreements; prevention assistance and compliance obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Workers' Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act and all other state, federal and local employment and labor laws. Ms. O’Brien has served on the Adjunct Faculty of the Loyola School of Law where she taught Employment Discrimination law.

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