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Employment Law Update: A Look Back and a Look Ahead

Event Date

October 09, 2013

Event Time

12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Read Time

1 minute


On Wednesday, October 9th, Levenfeld Pearlstein's Labor & Employment attorneys Peter Donati, Laura Friedel and Kenneth Kneubuhler will host our "Employment Law Update: A Look Back and a Look Ahead." This webinar program will highlight recent updates in labor and employment law and tips to keep your workplace practices current.

Topics to be discussed:
 •The impact of recent Supreme Court decisions on supervisor liability and the burden of proof for retaliation claims

• Trends involving arbitration agreements: Will they prevent class claims?  Should your business be using them? 

• Same sex marriage: How it affects employee rights under the FMLA and benefit plans

• Recent Illinois cases involving non-compete agreements.  Will your agreements be enforceable when you need them?

• New developments at the National Labor Relations Board that affect both union and non-union workplaces

• How to properly use background checks to avoid scrutiny by the EEOC and avoid violating state laws

• Current wage and hour issues, including developments involving interns and independent contractors

• Other important state law trends, including laws on concealed weapons, medical marijuana, and social media passwords



Filed under: Employment & Executive Compensation

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