Preparing for Tomorrow's Problems Today: Marijuana, Wellness, Benefits and More

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September 25, 2019
SmithAmundsen; Lombard, IL

Join us on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 in Lombard, IL for our fifth annual labor and employment fall seminar! Our attorneys will discuss the topics that are always on your mind in addition to the issues that are creeping up with new legal developments, new generations entering the workplace, and new advancements in technology. 

We are currently at capacity for this event. You may register to add your name to our wait list and we will let you know if space becomes available. 

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Conference Agenda

Wellness in the Workplace: Staying Compliant While Maintaining a Healthy Work Environment

Presented by Suzannah Overholt and Allison Sues

There is a growing pressure in the workplace to improve the physical and emotional health of employees while at the same time protecting clients. From employee wellness programs to mandatory vaccinations, employers must consider a number of compliance issues when it comes to health issues in the workplace. This session will discuss how employers can promote wellness in the workplace while staying compliant with the ADA, GINA and HIPAA, and honoring employee preferences.

"Up in Smoke!" A Briefing for Employers on Legalizing Adult-Use Marijuana and How it Can Impact the Workplace

Presented by Heather Bailey

As we move toward the legalization of marijuana, many employers are struggling with the overlapping state and federal laws. This session discusses avoiding discrimination, medical marijuana accommodations & disability issues, practice tips and more.

Tips for Staying Compliant as Technology Changes Workplace Culture

Presented by Julie Proscia

As it becomes increasingly popular to telecommute, employers must address issues such as checking emails after hours and their employees’ use of social media. This session discusses the technology related issues that arise in the workplace and how to create policies to address them.

The Future of Employee Benefits

Presented by Rebecca Dobbs Bush and Kelly Haab-Tallitsch

Employee benefits look different today than they did 20 years ago and with the advancement of technology and rising medical costs, they will continue to evolve. This session will examine the latest trends and discuss how updates to the law are impacting employers.

Updates to Your Employment Policies

Presented by Beverly Alfon and Jeff Risch

Keeping up with key legal trends, new laws and the compliance issues that arise from federal, state, and local laws can be challenging for any employer. This session will provide an overview of new laws and regulations meant to help you update your employment policies.


Event Details

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Registration and Lunch: 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM CT
Program: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM CT LOCATION

Location

Harry Caray's
Yorktown Center
70 Yorktown Shopping Center
Lombard, IL 60148

COST

Complimentary

CLE/HRCI/SHRM

All credit listed below is pending approval