13th Annual Illinois HR Conference & Exposition

August 5-7, 2012
Oakbrook Terrace, IL

Practice Areas

Jeff Risch and Rebecca Dobbs presented employment law topics on employee relations and human resource tools.

Jeff’s conference session, “Identifying and Preventing Wage and Hour Landmines,” included an overview of recent case law activity affecting wage and hour laws. During this session, Jeff gave an overview of best practices for compensating and classifying exempt and non-exempt employees. Jeff’s conference session was from 1:00 to 2:15 p.m. on Tuesday, August 7, 2012.

Rebecca’s conference session, “How to Better Defend Unemployment Claims,” explained how unemployment insurance is managed and why it is important for employers to contest unwarranted Unemployment Insurance (UI) claims. Her presentation focused on identifying the types of disqualification in order to effectively challenge unwarranted UI claims. Rebecca’s presentation was from 3:45 to 5:00 p.m. on Monday, August 6, 2012.

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