Lori has been an employment lawyer since 1984.  She represents employers and employees on a wide range of workplace issues, including discrimination and sexual harassment, management training, employment practice audits, wage-hour issues, worker classification, reductions-in-force, hiring and firing, and severance and employment agreements.  Lori regularly presents and writes on employment topics, and handles claims before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Department of Labor, and other administrative agencies. Lori believes in providing personal service to clients efficiently and economically, working to resolve legal workplace issues so that clients can focus on their work.
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Upcoming Presentation March 20, 2015
Women in the Workplace:  Please join me for a presentation and Q &A on legal and practical issues affecting women in the workplace.  I will discuss gender and sexual orientation discrimination laws, the Equal Pay Act, disability, age, family and medical leave, pregnancy discrimination laws, harassment/hostile environment, employment (and unemployment) transition, termination rights and severance agreements.
Where: Women’s Exchange, 630 Lincoln Ave., Winnetka
When: Friday, March 20, 4 to 5:30 pm.




Recent Publications
Client Bulletin Winter 2014, featuring Obamacare, vocal college athletes, and older workers – the economic impact on employers and employees.  clientbulletinwinter2014
Client Bulletins June, July, August 2014, 3-part series on the new medical marijuana law in Illinois and its impact on workers and employers.  clientbulletinjune2014   clientbulletinjuly2014   clientbulletinaugust2014





ANNOUNCEMENTS
I am proud to be involved with some wonderful organizations. The Law Office of Lori A. Goldstein LLC is proud to be listed on JJ’s List as a business committed to disability awareness in customer service and the workplace.
Career Resource Center:   I volunteer as a Board member and Secretary for the Career Resource Center of Lake County (CRC), a non-profit re-employment service that has assisted more than 11,000 individuals in its 20+-year history.  Supported by donors and volunteers, CRC empowers job seekers through education, training, and mentoring. Visit www.careerresourcecenter.org for details on membership, volunteer and donor opportunities.
North Shore LAW is an association of highly experienced women lawyers with local practices serving clients throughout the Chicago area.  Not a law firm, North Shore LAW is a network of legal professionals whose practices cover nearly all areas of law.  We offer a free initial consultation in person or by phone. Visit us online at http://northshorelaw.org.
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