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Employment Law Institute 2018

This innovative program will help you better deal with numerous issues facing employment law practitioners (wage & hour developments, workplace violence, leave, sex orientation/transgender, harassment, and substance abuse) in a creative, yet informative, way.
  • Credits: 4.5 General, 0.25 Diversity/Inclusion PR, 0.25 MH/SA PR, 0.75 Other PR
  • Product ID: P9003-18U
  • Original Program Date: 2/22/2018
  • Formats:
    • DVD
    • Audio Download
    • e-learn


Recorded: February 22, 2018

 Morning Moderators:  Robert T. Bernstein, Laner Muchin, Ltd., Chicago
Kathryn M. Hartrick, Hartrick Employment Law, Ltd., Chicago

Update on Federal and State Employment Case Law
Recent Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and Illinois federal and state court employment law decisions and the practical takeaways from these decisions will be discussed.
Robert T. Bernstein, Laner Muchin, Ltd., Chicago
Noelle Brennan, Noelle Brennan & Associates, Ltd., Chicago

Workplace Violence: When Good Employees Go Bad or Domestic Violence Spills Over Into the Workplace
This presentation will discuss mitigating workplace violence risks that include potentially violent employees, victims of domestic violence, ADA and FMLA compliance, OSHA, employee privacy issues and having the right policies in place. 
Michael Crane, Securisks, Northbrook
Aaron R. Gelb, Conn Maciel Carey LLP, Chicago     
Kathryn M. Hartrick, Hartrick Employment Law, Ltd., Chicago           
Pamela Paziotopoulos, Paziotopoulos Group, Chicago

Trends and Developments in Wage and Hour Law
Non-employer or joint-employer? Employee or independent contractor? Exempt or non-exempt? And is that arbitration agreement or class action waiver valid? A plaintiff’s attorney and a defense attorney team up to help us sort it all out.
Michael H. Cramer, Ogletree Deakins, Chicago
James B. Zouras, Stephan Zouras, LLP, Chicago

A Conversation Regarding What is New at the EEOC
What’s on the EEOC’s watch? Topics include sexual harassment and equal pay, segregation, pregnancy accommodation, expanding the definition of “sex”, immigrant rights, religion, and retaliation.
Paul Patten, Jackson Lewis, Chicago, Panel Moderator
Julianne Bowman, District Director, EEOC Chicago District Office, Chicago
Gregory M. Gochanour, Regional Attorney, EEOC Chicago District Office, Chicago

Dramatization Presenting Numerous Employment and Labor Law Issues

Afternoon Moderator: Alisa B. Arnoff, Scalambrino & Arnoff, LLP, Chicago

Mini-Sessions on Issues in Employment/Labor Law
Four mini-sessions about each of the four major topics presented in the dramatization.
(0.5 Professional Responsibility credit [0.25 diversity & inclusion; 0.25 mental health & substance abuse])

Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity Discrimination:  
Lori D. Ecker,
Law Office of Lori D. Ecker, Chicago
Thomas F. Hurka, Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, Chicago

Jeff Nowak, Franczek Radelet P.C., Chicago

Lori L. Deem, Outten & Golden LLP, Chicago
Nigel F. Telman, Proskauer Rose LLP, Chicago

Substance Abuse: 
Kristin M. Case, The Case Law Firm, Chicago
Julie L. Trester, Cozen O’Connor, Chicago

Ethics Update: Spoliation, Litigation Holds, and Rule 37 Sanctions
(.75 Professional Responsibility credit)
Amendments to Rule 37 are now beyond the “Terrible Twos”.  A discussion of how the amendments have affected spoliation claims and resulting sanctions, the timing of litigation holds for employment claims, document retention of employment records, and production requirements.
Erin McCloskey Maus, Baker & McKenzie LLP
Douglas Darch, Baker & McKenzie LLP


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SKU: P9003-18A
$259.00 or 5.75 credits

SKU: P9003-18E
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SKU: P9003-18D

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