Critical Legal Updates Impacting the Construction Industry: What You Need to Know for 2019

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January 17, 2019
8:30 AM - Noon CT

The Illinois Construction Industry Legal Power Seminar – Fourth Annual

SmithAmundsen's construction and labor and employment groups invite you to a complimentary program on the laws and regulations impacting the construction industry in the coming year.

The program takes place at Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse in Oak Brook, IL on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 8:30 AM and will review key legal issues and developments impacting the construction industry in 2019.

Who should attend? Construction Industry CEOs, COOs, CFOs, Accountants, Human Resource Managers, Safety Consultants, Claims Professionals and Risk Managers.

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Topics to be discussed include the following:

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM: Registration and breakfast

8:30 AM – 8:45 AM: OSHA under the Trump Administration  OSHA’s top priorities, new trends, and other legal developments under the Trump Administration. 
(Presented by Matt Horn)

8:45 AM – 9:15 AM: Understanding and Negotiating Important Provisions in Construction Contracts – A brief discussion and review of important provisions in Illinois construction contracts, along with suggestions for negotiating the provisions from all perspectives. (Presented by Matt Horn)

9:15 AM – 9:30 AM: Maintaining and Enforcing Labor Harmony on the Jobsite through the Construction Contract  With the ever growing pressures of completing the work on time and on budget, together with an increase in union and non-union mixed job sites, project managers, business owners, developers, contractors and general contractors need to review and revise their “standard” construction contracts to ensure all work is completed without disruption. (Presented by Jeff Risch)

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM: Break

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM: IL Election Results: What’s Coming under Governor Pritzker – With the election of Governor Pritzker, changes are coming to all Illinois administrative agencies, particularly the IL DOL and the IL DOT. From key personnel running these agencies to new rulemaking and enforcement priorities, significant changes impacting construction industry employers will take effect immediately. Additionally, legislative changes will also soon be in effect materially impacting all employers but particularly those operating within the construction industry. (Presented by Jeff Risch)

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM: Break

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Limiting Risk and Exposure in Construction Injury Claims: Panel Discussion Insurance products, risk management tools and recent court cases impacting the industry. (Moderated by Dennis Cotter)


EVENT DETAILS

Location: Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse, 2105 Spring Road, Oak Brook, IL 60523

Date/time: Thursday, January 17, 2019 
Registration and breakfast: 8:00 AM | Program: 8:30 AM - Noon CT
Breakfast will be provided.

Cost: Complimentary

CLE/HRCI: CLE - IL, 1 hour; HRCI - pending, 1 hour