Presentations

2017

Social Media in the Workplace (University of Chicago Women’s Alliance)

Human Resources Generalist 3-Day Certification Training (HR Training Center)

Workplace Laws with Teeth: Ten Essential Rules for Running Your Practice Lawfully (Chicago Dental Society – North Suburban Branch)

2016

The 10 Worst Mistakes in Negotiating Job Offers and Severance Agreements (with Sari Klein; Northbrook Library)

Negotiating Job Offers (Career Resource Center)

Employment Law Issues and Tips for Small Employers (Comfort Keepers regional franchise owners)

Worker Classification and New Overtime Laws (Mann, Weitz & Associates, LLC)

Key Points to Consider When Negotiating a Job Offer (NSENG)

Medical Marijuana in the Workplace (SBAC)

Employment Law Roundtable for Small Employers – 2015 Roundup and 2016 Forecast (Skokie Chamber Roundtable Presentation – Breakfast Club)

2015

Retaliation and Whistleblower Claims (Panel, Chicago Bar Association, Committee on Labor & Employment)

Difficult Conversations in the Workplace (Women Optimizing Women and Career Resource Center)

Current Issues in Employment Law (FGMK, LLC accounting firm)

Medical Marijuana and Your Workforce – Developments in Employment Law (Lakeshore Healthcare and Rehabilitation Centre and Illinois Masonic Hospital)

Women in the Workplace: Legal Rights and Issues (Women’s Exchange)

Beginnings and Endings: Rights at Hire and Fire (Congregation Ahavat Olam)

2014

Having Difficult Conversations, Tips, Tricks and Techniques (The Fall Professional Speakers of EPWNG)

Current Issues in Employment Law: At-Will Employment, Employment Contracts, and New Rules on Noncompetes; Rights at Termination, Separation Agreements and RIFs; An Older Workplace (North Shore Executive Networking Group – NSENG)

Developing Privacy and Data Security Issues for Small Business Owners and Employers – New Laws, Regulations and Best Practices (North Shore LAW/Chicago Title and Trust CLE Presentation with Stacy Streur)

Medical Marijuana and Your Workforce – Developments in Employment Law (Independent Finance Association of Illinois)

Hot Topics in Employment Law – New Rules on Illinois Noncompetes, Social Media at Work, Worker Classification: Independent Contractors, Overtime Exemptions (Skokie Chamber Business Building Lunch)

Legal Issues for Small Businesses (North Shore LAW panel hosted by the Skokie Public Library)

2013 and earlier

Current Issues in Employment Law – (Kessler Orlean Silver & Co. CPAs)

Current Topics in Employment Law – Update: Supreme Court and Illinois (Career Resource Center)

LGBT and Legal Rights (Intraspectrum Counseling)

Exit Interviews (MRA – The Management Association)

HR and Legal Lessons for Successful Employment Transition  Presented with Mary Beth Barrett Newman (Career Resource Center)

Employment Discrimination, Hiring and Firing and Immigration  Presented with Lakshmi Lakshmanan (North Shore Law CLE)

RIFs (Reductions-in-Force) and Economic Alternatives, and Social Media in the Workplace (HR.C0m Webinar)

Issues in Employment Law (DBR Chamber of Commerce and Career Resource Center of Lake County)

Forming and Protecting Your Business, Employment and IP Presented with Marcia Franklin and Ellen Greenberger (North Shore LAW CLE)

Legal Issues in a Volatile Employment Environment (Temple Jeremiah)

– Employment separation and legal rights: at will/contract employment; discrimination/retaliation/unlawful discharge

– Overtime/worker classification (exempt from overtime; independent contractors)

– Separation/severance agreements/releases and non-competes/restrictive covenants

Social Media in the Workplace, Worker Classification, Separation/Severance (North Shore LAW CLE)

ADAand ADAAA Update (CLE: Real Estate Institute)

Issues in Employment Law (Career Resource Center of Lake County (CRC))

Update on Disabilities Laws (YMCA-USA Webinar; Temple Jeremiah)

Reductions in Force – Guidelines and Risks (CLE Seminar)

The Importance of Attracting and Retaining Older Workers (CLE Seminar)

Fair Labor Standards Act – White Collar Exemptions (Client Seminar)

Absences and Attendance: Navigating the Legal Maze of the ADA, FMLA and Workers Compensation (American Institute of Architects)

FMLA and No-Fault Attendance (Association of Legal Administrators)

Harassment Training and Discrimination (Talbott Hotel; DuPage County Housing Authority)

Reconciling ADA, FMLA, WC and COBRA (Loyola EEOC Conference)

Harassment/Employee Handbook (Institutional Sales Corporation)

Developing Strategies to Manage An Older Workforce and the ADA (Institute of Human Resources and Industrial Relations, Loyola University)

Supervisor Employment Issues

Sexual Harassment – Limiting Your Liability Exposure

Hiring and Firing, The Family and Medical Leave Act and Americans With Disabilities Act (Lexington Health Care Centers; Illinois Nursing Home Administration Association Summer Conference, Springfield)

Employment Termination, Sexual Harassment, General Employment Issues (Chicago Association of Industrial and Organizational Psychologists)

Americans With Disabilities Act (Stock Market Observer, WCIU, Chicago (Channel 26); Union League Club of Chicago)

Employment Issues in the Long-Term Care Facility

Current Issues in Workers’ Compensation and Employment Law (The Alper Agency (Chicago) and Holleb & Coff)

Management Requirements and Employee Rights (Illinois Council on Long-Term Care)

Employment Discrimination (Illinois Certified Public Accountants Society Midwest Accounting Show)

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