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    Legal Update

    Date: July 21, 2022, 12:00pm
    Michael Wong, Smith Amundsen
    In person (Elgin Community College) and online
    $10 member online, $15 guest online / $20 member in person, $25 guest in person
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    Illinois Fox Valley SHRM and the Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce are pleased to present an Employment Law Update by Mike Wong, Partner with the law firm SmithAmundsen, LLC.

    Topics to be covered include:

    • Key Court Decisions and New Federal and Illinois labor and employment laws.
      • FMLA issues
      • Negligence claims and liability
    • Changes to One Day Rest in Seven Act regarding rest breaks and meal breaks
    • Equal Pay Act – Updated Information from the IDOL
    • City of Chicago Expanded Sexual Harassment and Bystander Training
    • BIPA
    • Arbitration Clauses
    • CDC and State COVID-19 updates
    • Updating Policies and Handbooks
    • Legal Developments on the horizon – Changes to At-Will employment and ban of Right to Work laws

    Following the conference, attendees will receive a copy of Mike's presentation.

    The presentation will be available both online via Zoom and in-person at the Elgin Community College Business Center, Building E.

    Note: For those of you studying for the SHRM Certification Exam this session relates to the Workplace Knowledge Domain, U.S. Employment Law and Regulations. To be successful at their jobs, HR professionals need to know how to: manage a global workforce to achieve organizational objectives; manage organizational risks and threats to the safety and security of employees; contribute to the well-being and betterment of the community; and comply with applicable laws and regulations.