An emerging focus of environmental regulatory agencies -- environmental justice -- has become an important consideration in environmental permitting, inspections, and even enforcement. What is environmental justice? How is Illinois incorporating environmental justice into its decision-making? Why should you take environmental justice considerations into account when making future business decisions involving expansions, siting locations, and other operational decisions? How can you plan for environmental justice challenges before they even appear?
Join experienced OSHA and Labor & Employment attorneys of SmithAmundsen LLC as they cover important OSHA updates for 2022, including those relating to OSHA?s current emphasis programs and OSHA?s ongoing enforcement efforts. The presentation will also cover the typical progression of an OSHA inspection, and provide practical tips for successfully managing an OSHA inspection and ensuring no citations are issued. The presenters will also discuss how to handle OSHA citations in the event they are received.
In this webinar, Scott Cruz, Labor and Employment attorney at Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C. will provide an approach for developing compliant and effective HR policies for social media in the workplace, best practices for properly enforcing of those policies, the meaning of ?free speech? in the workplace, and when not ? to intercede against an employee who uses social media to share information about your organization online.
In this post-Covid world employers are still struggling with immigration issues related to backlogged visas, delayed consular appointments around the globe, and Form I-9 compliance. With the soon-to-be released new Form I-9 in the Fall 2022, it is the perfect time for employers to ensure they have their Form I-9?s in order as well as learn how to comply with the new Form I-9. Further, we will review the compliance requirements related to a remote workforce related to E-verify and the Form I-9. Join Jacqueline Lentini and Sara Zorich as they discuss what employers should be aware of in the Post-Covid world related to visas, travel restrictions, the Form I-9 and E-verify.
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This 90-minute webinar, conducted by Labor & Employment Attorney Jeff Risch, is designed to not only offer management of all levels the tools to identify ?quiet quitters? but will also provide the best approach in managing them while diminishing legal pitfalls along the way.
As workplaces and organizations strive to become more welcoming to all team members and the public: internal discussions, trainings and policies/procedures regarding diversity, inclusivity and allyship become even more important. When engaging in this cultural growth or change, it is also important to ensure that the measures are performed in a manner that is not only intentional but also comports with federal and state law. This training is essential for business owners, managers and HR professionals to help develop and grow a culture of inclusion that attracts and retains employees and develops a depth for client interactions that goes beyond technical skill.
Why should you join our Virtual HR Roundtable? These are for you. Your hot topics, not a seminar or a webinar where we present to you and determine the agenda. There will be an HR consultant acting as facilitator (with hot topics in mind if needed). This will be a way for you to network with other HR professional.
Multiple research studies show that balancing personal and work life can lead to increased employee morale, better professional performance, and better overall health. A higher life satisfaction is also associated with maintaining work-life balance. Experts believe that balancing stress requires various activities, but a better balance can be found when employers help facilitate it. Plan to join Elaine Hand, Innerview Inc., to learn how we can work toward making our workplace a catalyst for work/life balance while still achieving our goals.
Please join us for a discussion on the life and handling of a workers? compensation claim. We will discuss the handling of workers? compensation claims at every stage of the process from initial reporting to resolution of claims.
When an employee makes an internal complaint of harassment or discrimination, an employer has a duty to investigate the complaint promptly and thoroughly. What does ?promptly? mean in this context? What does ?thoroughly? mean? What do you do when you?re ?done? with the investigation? This webinar will answer these questions so that you and your company are prepared to investigate internal complaints to reduce the risk of liability that any organization faces when an internal complaint of discrimination or harassment is made.
The Illinois Chamber strives to provide the Illinois business community with timely information to ensure employers are up-to-date in all realms of business. Workers' Compensation is no different. This confusing and often abused statute is one employers and their employees need to be familiar with to in order to stay
Join the author and editor of the Illinois Chamber?s Employment Forms publication, Jeff Risch of SmithAmundsen LLC, as he identifies the latest mandatory and recommended employment and HR related forms for 2022 and beyond. From Hiring to Firing to managing the employment relationship, this is a webinar not to be missed. Attendees will not only receive sample forms, but will also receive the legal reasoning behind each form with the purpose of helping HR and management better utilize each form. The discussion will include how long you need to retain records, and will also include forms for pandemics and other emergency situations.
Join Scott Cruz, Labor & Employment Attorney at Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C. for this interactive and informative seminar in which he will train the most seasoned supervisors (along with those who are newer to the position) on how to avoid and address against a whole host of unwarranted employment claims, including those that often begin with miscommunication, misinformation, and mismanagement.