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Employment Law Institute

Get up-to-date on the hottest topics facing employment and labor attorneys! Topics include sexual harassment, local laws about paid sick leave and equal pay, wage & hour, opiates & marijuana, implicit bias, OSHA, potentially violent employees, and immigration. You won't want to miss our keynote speaker, Philip Miscimarra, former Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board, and our special ethics presentation about social media and other types of electronic evidence.
  • Credits: 3.75 General, 1 Diversity/Inclusion PR, 0 MH/SA PR, 1 Other PR
  • Product ID: P9003-19U
  • Original Program Date: 1/24/2019
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Recorded: January 24, 2019

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

Update on Federal and State Employment Case Law
Learn about recent Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and Illinois federal and state court employment law decisions and the practical takeaways from these decisions.
Robert T. Bernstein, Laner Muchin, Ltd., Chicago
Brenda H. Feis, Feis Goldy LLC, Chicago

Sexual Harassment: What’s Changed and Advanced Issues in Prevention & Response in the #MeToo Era
(0.75 Diversity & Inclusion Professional Responsibility credit)
High profile complaints continue to dominate the headlines.  The workplace is under far more scrutiny.  Learn about the best proactive approaches for creating a workplace culture where employees come forward.  Understand how to respond to concerns from the employer and employee perspectives. Hear about investigation best practices and what happens after an investigation for complainants and respondents.
Kristin M. CaseThe Case Law Firm, Chicago
Kathryn M. Hartrick, Hartrick Employment Law, Ltd., Chicago

Understanding Local Laws about Paid Sick Leave and Equal Pay 
The number of state and local laws that address paid sick leave and equal pay continue to multiply.  The panel that includes corporate in-house counsel will address these developments, including how employment attorneys can counsel clients in addressing paid sick leave and pay inequity, and identify best practices for policies and procedures.   
Tracy M. Billows, Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Chicago
Dana D. Deane, Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park
Christine Hendrickson, Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Chicago         
Kimberly G. Metrick, Walgreens Co., Deerfield

What’s Next With the NLRB?
Philip A. Miscimarra, Former Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Chicago

Social Media, Email, Texts and Video Evidence in the Employment Law Case: What to Look For, Where to Find It and How to Get it Admitted  
(1.0 Professional Responsibility credit)
Learn about the latest procedures and case law regarding social media and electronic data as they pertain to ethically obtaining and admitting evidence in an employment law case. Understand a wide range of discovery-related topics, including collecting evidence from apps, working with metadata in litigation, subpoenaing social media companies, utilizing archive features, and more.    
Joy Pava Shulruff, Sinai Health System, Chicago, panel moderator
David P. Graham, Dykema Gossett PLLC, Minneapolis
Abad Lopez, Dykema Gossett PLLC, Chicago
Dante A. Stella, Dykema Gossett PLLC, Detroit

Hot Topics in Employment Law – Part I
Rapid-fire sessions about several important issues facing employment attorneys:
A. Mental Health & the ADA (potentially violent employees) Craig R. Thorstenson, Ford Harrison, Chicago; Darlene A. Vorachek, Abrahamson, Vorachek & Levinson, Chicago
B. Opiates & MarijuanaJulie L. Trester, Cozen O’Connor, Chicago
C. Wage & Hour – Antonio Caldarone, Laner Muchin, Ltd., Chicago; James B. Zouras, Stephan Zouras, LLP, Chicago

Hot Topics in Employment Law – Part II
(0.25 Diversity & Inclusion Professional Responsibility credit)
More rapid-fire sessions about several important issues facing employment attorneys:
D.  OSHA – Aaron R. Gelb, Conn Maciel Carey LLP, Chicago
E.  Immigration - Eileen Momblanco, Laner Muchin, Ltd., Chicag
F.  Implicit Bias in the Workplace – Lori L. Deem, Outten & Golden LLP, Chicago;
     Destiny Peery, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, Chicago  


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