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    • February 29, 2024
    • 12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Wintrust Financial Corporation, 9700 W Higgins Rd, Rosemont IL
    Register


    Join us at Wintrust Financial Corporation in Rosemont for a half day legislative and networking event. 


    AGENDA - Thursday, February 29, 2024

    11:30AM to 12:30 PM - Registration and Lunch

    12:30 PM to 1:30 PM - Overview of Paid Leave/Sick Leave in Illinois and Chicago – Juanita B. Rodriguez, Partner, JBR Law Group

    1:30 PM to 1:45 PM - Break

    1:45 PM to 2:45 PM -  ISSA Lobbying Efforts Regarding HB2862 

    -- Shaw Decremer, Principal, Shaw Decremer Consulting 

    --Alison Howlett, President, Coalition Consulting P.C.

    2:45 PM to 3:00 PM - Break 

    3:00 PM to 4:00 PM – Keynote - State of Staffing in Illinois and Summary of Lawsuit -- Toby Malara, Vice President of Government Relations, American Staffing Association

    4:00 Wrap up and Cocktail Hour


    Attendance at this event earns 3.0 CE Hours toward ASA Certification


    SPEAKERS


    TOBY MALARA

    Vice President of Government Relations, American Staffing Association


    Toby Malara directs ASA's government relations, lobbying, and political activities, including the operations of the associations' political action committee, StaffingPAC. He also advises members on immigration/I-9, paid sick leave, sales tax, and per diem issues. He graduated from Georgetown University and earned a J.D. from the Columbus School of Law at Catholic University.


    KEYNOTE:  State of Staffing In Illinois and Summary of Lawsuit

















    JUANITA B. RODRIGUEZ

    Founder of JBR Law Group LLC


    Ms. Rodriguez is the founder of JBR Law Group LLC (JBRLG) a Chicago-based business and employment law firm. Whether providing support for day-to-day operations or handling the defense of an organization in litigation, JBRLG works closely with executives and businesses to help mitigate risks and meet their strategic objectives.

    Ms. Rodriguez has successfully defended Fortune 500 companies, mid-sized businesses, and governmental entities in a diverse array of business litigation and employment matters in state and federal forums throughout Illinois and neighboring jurisdictions.

    She regularly counsels on workplace issues and assists with the drafting/updating/and implementation of compliant employment policies as well as related organizational agreements for various industries including construction, healthcare, hospitality, and manufacturing. Ms. Rodriguez provides customized trainings aimed at preventing discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims. JBRLG’s customized trainings in conjunction with routine compliance reviews effectively improve corporate culture and minimize risks. The firm also has experience conducting internal investigations and  protecting organizations against overbroad government investigations at the local, state, and federal level.



    SESSION: Overview of IL Paid Leave and Chicago Paid Leave and Paid Sick Leave --and General Compliance


    The presentation will provide an overview of the Illinois Paid Leave for All Workers Act and the Chicago Paid Leave and Paid Sick Leave Ordinance as well as other relevant paid leave requirements going into effect in Illinois in 2024.  Additionally, aspects of general compliance considerations for joint employers will be addressed.

    • Illinois Paid Leave for All Workers Act
    • Chicago Paid Leave and Paid Sick Leave Ordinance 
    • Child Extended Bereavement Leave Act
    • Employee Blood and Organ Donation Leave Act
    • Equal Pay Act Salary Transparency
    • General Compliance Concerns and Joint Employer Pitfalls




    Thank you to our 2024 Platinum Sponsors!










    • March 27, 2024
    • 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Whirlyball, 3103 Odyssey Ct, Naperville IL
    Register



    March Staffing Madness - A Young Professionals Event

    Whirlyball Naperville

    March 27, 2024 - 4:30PM - 7:30PM


    Are you newer to staffing/recruiting? Join us for another round of March Staffing Madness! We've invited Ben Solomon, Director of Sourcing at Objective Paradigm, to present:


     "Using AI to Power Up Your Placements"

    AI tools have the potential to supercharge every part of the recruiting process. Join for an overview of how to use AI tools for market research, sourcing, outreach messaging, and more. You’ll walk away with ideas on how AI can make your workflow faster and more efficient today.



    Cost to Attend:  ISSA Members $40, Nonmembers $55

    Following the training session: 2 hours of food, drinks, whirlyball and networking fun, all included in the ticket price. All young professionals in staffing and recruiting are welcome to attend!


    Meet the Speaker





    Ben Solomon is Director of Sourcing at Objective Paradigm, an IT recruiting firm headquartered in Chicago. Ben has over 15 years of experience building and managing OP's sourcing team, leading client sourcing engagements, and training sourcers and recruiters on sourcing tools, technologies, and techniques. Ben is a frequent conference speaker and three-time SourceCon hackathon champion.



    Thank you to our Platinum Sponsors!






    • April 24, 2024
    • 10:00 AM
    • April 25, 2024
    • 4:00 PM
    • Drury Lane Conference Center, Oakbrook Terrace, IL
    Register


    Midwest Staffing Conference

    April 24-25, 2024

    Drury Lane Conference Center

    Oak Brook, IL


    This highly anticipated 2-day event is designed for staffing professionals from all over the Midwest to come together and share their expertise, collaborate, and learn from industry leaders. 

    Conference Hosts:

    Illinois Search and Staffing Association

    Wisconsin Association of Staffing Services

    Michigan Association of Staffing Services



    The SPEAKER LINEUP for the 2024 Midwest Staffing Conference

    is available for preview! Click HERE



    The AGENDA for the 2024 Midwest Staffing Conference

    is available for preview! Click HERE



    REGISTER EARLY FOR EARLY BIRD MEMBER DISCOUNT! 

    ISSA Members: Log in and register

    WASS and MASS Members: Email your Director for discount code

    NAPS Members: Email info@issaworks.com



    Attendance at this event earns 7.5 CE Credits toward ASA Certification





    Book Your Accommodations

    The Hilton Chicago-Oak Brook Suites and Hilton Garden Inn Chicago-Oakbrook Terrace are located just steps from Drury Lane while the DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago-Oak Brook offers convenient shuttle service. Exclusive group rates are offered to Drury Lane Events clients per the hotels’ availability.


    Hilton Chicago - Oak Brook Suites

    (630) 941-0100  -  Check Room Availability


    Hilton Garden Inn Chicago-Oak Brook

    (630) 941-1177 -  Check Room Availability


    Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Chicago-Oak Brook

    (630) 472-6000  -  Check Room Availability



    Sponsors of the 2024 Midwest Staffing Conference




    • May 16, 2024
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    • June 01, 2024
    • June 30, 2024


    • July 15, 2024
    • August 31, 2024


    • September 24, 2024
    • 10:00 AM
    • September 25, 2024
    • 2:00 PM
    • Blue Chip Casino Hotel and Spa, Michigan City, IN



    Midwest Staffing Owners and Executives Retreat

    September 24th-25th, 2024

    Blue Chip Casino Hotel and Spa

    Michigan City, IN



    Your Hosts for the 2024 Owners and Executives Retreat:


    Illinois Search and Staffing Association (ISSA)

    Michigan Association of Staffing Services (MASS)

    Wisconsin Association of Staffing Services (WASS)


    Thank you to our event sponsors!


























    5 Bronze sponsorship opportunities remaining

    Email info@issaworks.com

    • October 22, 2024
    • October 24, 2024
    • Nashville, TN


    • October 27, 2024
    • October 29, 2024
    • Litchfield Park, AZ


    • December 05, 2024
    • 4:00 PM - 7:30 PM


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November 15, 2023 Webinar - Prospecting is Getting Harder, Here's Why... Best Practices to Get in the Door
November 05, 2023 NAPS 2023 Annual Conference
November 02, 2023 An Afternoon With Pinnacle Society
October 03, 2023 ASA Staffing World
September 14, 2023 2023 Midwest Staffing Owners and Executives Retreat
August 22, 2023 ISSA Young Professionals at Utopian Tailgate
July 12, 2023 Changes to the Illinois Day and Temporary Labor Act and What You Need to Know
June 15, 2023 ISSA Member Appreciation at Wrigley Rooftops
May 18, 2023 ASA Staffing Law Conference
May 16, 2023 ASA ExecuVision 2023
April 26, 2023 2023 Midwest Staffing Conference
April 05, 2023 Webinar: How to Bring Engagement and Productivity to Your Remote Workforce
March 23, 2023 ISSA Young Professionals - March Staffing Madness
February 23, 2023 ISSA Legislative Conference
January 25, 2023 Webinar: The Power of Brand Messaging in a Crowded Staffing Marketplace
December 08, 2022 ISSA Roundtable Discussions and Holiday Event
November 17, 2022 Employment Law Update: What IL Employers Need to Know for 2023
November 09, 2022 Webinar: Changing Your Recruiting and Sales Psychology
November 03, 2022 An Afternoon With Pinnacle Society
October 25, 2022 ASA Staffing World
October 02, 2022 NAPS 2022 Annual Conference
September 22, 2022 Midwest Staffing Owners and Executives Retreat
August 25, 2022 Unwind Your Mind - ISSA Young Professionals
June 16, 2022 ISSA Member Appreciation Night
May 25, 2022 2022 Midwest Staffing Conference
May 25, 2022 Owner/Manager Symposium Add-On Exclusive Session
April 20, 2022 Webinar: Performance Management in a Hybrid Work Environment
April 07, 2022 Webinar: Top 10 Steps to Lower Your Firm’s Legal Risk
March 16, 2022 ISSA Young Professionals - March Staffing Madness
March 10, 2022 ISSA Legislative Conference - Live and Virtual
February 01, 2022 Webinar: Cyber Security--How to Avoid A Digital Kidnapping
January 20, 2022 Webinar - Internal Hiring Challenges for Staffing and Search Industry Firms
December 02, 2021 ISSA Annual Meeting, Client Panel and Holiday Event
November 17, 2021 5 Messaging Mistakes You Must Fix Today in Your Recruiting & Staffing Business
November 04, 2021 Afternoon With Pinnacle Society
October 21, 2021 Bingo and BOOS - ISSA Young Professionals Event
October 14, 2021 Midwest Staffing Owners and Executives Retreat
September 28, 2021 ASA Staffing World
September 26, 2021 NAPS 2021 Conference
September 14, 2021 September 2021 Legislative Series
June 10, 2021 California Staffing Professionals - Staffing and Recruiting Conference
May 20, 2021 Webinar: Explosive Growth--Are You Ready?!!
May 13, 2021 Illinois Legislative Review - Urgent Update
April 29, 2021 Webinar: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Talent Leaders
April 29, 2021 ASA Staffing Law Virtual Conference
March 24, 2021 Recipe for the Perfect Recruiter - ISSA Young Professionals Virtual Event
March 11, 2021 Webinar: Unemployment and Fraud--What You Need To Know
February 23, 2021 ISSA Legislative Series I
January 21, 2021 Webinar - 15 Ways To Add Video To Your Recruitment Strategy
December 09, 2020 ISSA Annual Meeting and Holiday Event
November 12, 2020 Webinar: 3 Things To Do Now For Revenue Growth in 2021
October 28, 2020 Afternoon With Pinnacle Society - A Virtual Event
October 28, 2020 Staffing and "Boos" Virtual Trivia - A Young Professionals Event
October 19, 2020 Staffing World 2020 - Virtual Event
October 01, 2020 Webinar - E-Verify and Form I-9: Staying Compliant Through COVID
September 24, 2020 Midwest Staffing Owners and Executives Symposium
September 10, 2020 Virtual Legislative Conference
August 19, 2020 Staffing Survival 101 - A Young Professionals Virtual Event
June 03, 2020 ASA Staffing Law Conference - Virtual Event
May 20, 2020 Virtual Midwest Staffing Conference 2020: Re!magine Rebuilding
April 30, 2020 ISSA Virtual Roundtable Discussion Series - Week 3
April 23, 2020 Recruiting Webinar - 8 Tips for Candidate Engagement
April 16, 2020 ISSA Virtual Roundtable Discussion Series - Week 2
April 09, 2020 ISSA Virtual Roundtable Discussion Series - Week 1
March 25, 2020 Young Professionals Event - March Staffing Madness - CANCELED
February 27, 2020 ISSA Legislative Conference
January 23, 2020 Webinar: Leadership Excellence--Four Best Practices of Overperforming Organizations
December 05, 2019 ISSA Annual Meeting, Client Panel and Holiday Party
November 14, 2019 Webinar: Hiring Veterans / Giving Back to Those Who Have Served
October 24, 2019 Afternoon With Pinnacle Society Members
October 24, 2019 OSHA Temporary Worker Safety Seminar - Presented by the Illinois Department of Labor
October 15, 2019 ASA Staffing World
September 22, 2019 NAPS 2019 Annual Conference
September 12, 2019 Midwest Staffing Owners and Executives Retreat
August 20, 2019 Webinar: Social Recruiting
August 08, 2019 Young Professionals - Recruiting with LinkedIn®
June 27, 2019 Member Appreciation Event - Chicago Dogs Baseball Game
May 22, 2019 2019 Midwest Staffing Conference
April 04, 2019 ASA Staffing Law Conference
March 27, 2019 Young Professionals - March "Staffing" Madness
February 28, 2019 ISSA Legislative Event
November 29, 2018 Annual Meeting and Holiday Party
November 04, 2018 NAPS 2018 Annual Conference
October 16, 2018 ASA Staffing World
September 25, 2018 Midwest Owners and Executives Symposium
September 13, 2018 Afternoon with Pinnacle Society Members
June 19, 2018 Seal at Ravinia - Member Appreciation Event
May 09, 2018 Networking Reception - Happy Hour
May 09, 2018 MIDWEST STAFFING CONFERENCE
April 19, 2018 NAPS Immersion Webinar
March 07, 2018 Navigating the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – A Primer on the 2018 Tax Law
November 30, 2017 Meet the Owners Panel and Annual Meeting Holiday Party
November 02, 2017 State of the Law in Illinois
October 24, 2017 ASA Staffing World
September 28, 2017 Midwest Staffing Owners and Executive Retreat
September 20, 2017 NAPS 2017 Annual Conference
August 10, 2017 Why Salespeople Fail, and What You Can Do About It
June 16, 2017 Day at the Races Member Appreciation Event
June 07, 2017 Are You Ready for the Sick Leave Law Going into effect 7/1/2017 and Other Employment Law Updates!
April 07, 2017 MIDWEST STAFFING CONFERENCE - 2nd Day Leadership Session with Danny Cahill
April 06, 2017 MIDWEST STAFFING CONFERENCE
March 22, 2017 Young Staffing Professionals Event: Networking 101 for Sales and Recruiting Professionals
January 19, 2017 Fast and Furious: The Road to Bigger Billings
December 01, 2016 Meet the Client Panel and Annual Meeting Holiday Party
November 16, 2016 Inside the Mind of the Modern Job Seeker
November 15, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
October 25, 2016 ASA Staffing World
October 20, 2016 Young Staffing Professionals Fall Event: LinkedIn for Sales and Recruiting
October 13, 2016 Afternoon with Pinnacle Society Members
October 04, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
September 19, 2016 NAPS 2016 Annual Conference
September 14, 2016 Staffing Company Owner and Executive Symposium
September 01, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
August 04, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
July 27, 2016 Labor and Employment Law Update
July 07, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
June 21, 2016 Rooftop Chicago Cubs Game Member Appreciation Event
June 02, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
May 19, 2016 MIDWEST STAFFING CONFERENCE
May 05, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
April 20, 2016 ASA Staffing Law Conference
April 06, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
March 15, 2016 The Loyalty Playbook: Using Remarkable Service To Unleash Your Firm's True Potential
March 03, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
February 11, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
February 10, 2016 Transform the Profitability of your Staffing Firm with WOTC
January 21, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
January 20, 2016 Good Recruiting Habits
December 10, 2015 Meet the Client Panel and Annual Meeting Holiday Party
November 10, 2015 Afternoon with Pinnacle Society Member
October 27, 2015 ASA Staffing World
October 22, 2015 Exclusive Event for Young Staffing Professionals
October 03, 2015 Arlington Resources CureSade 5K Run/Walk
September 28, 2015 NAPS 2015 Annual Conference
September 10, 2015 Midwest Staffing Owners and Executive Retreat
August 27, 2015 Connecting With Your Audience – Making Your Communication Count!
June 04, 2015 BOCCE AND BISTRO @ PINSTRIPES
April 28, 2015 ASA Staffing Law Conference
April 16, 2015 MIDWEST STAFFING CONFERENCE
March 24, 2015 Legal Legislative Update: What Is Going On Out There?
January 14, 2015 Controlling the Chaos! Effective Time Management for Staffing Professionals
December 04, 2014 Meet the Client Panel and Annual Meeting Holiday Party
November 13, 2014 Pinnacle Panel and Networking Event
October 17, 2014 The Power of Nice ~ Probing Skills
September 18, 2014 Cutting Edge Marketing Tools for the Staffing Industry
August 20, 2014 Why Specializing is the Key to Recruiting Success
August 14, 2014 ASA Certification Workshop
July 09, 2014 Impact! Handling Challenging Conversations Effectively
June 05, 2014 BOCCE AND BISTRO @ PINSTRIPES
May 01, 2014 MIDWEST STAFFING CONFERENCE
April 16, 2014 How to Sell Without Selling
March 11, 2014 ACA - Planning that your Staffing Company should be doing to be ready for it

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