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Seminar: Hiring/Firing – Springfield

Start:
November 10, 2015 9:00 am
End:
November 10, 2015 4:00 pm
Cost:
249/299/349
Organizer:
Laurie Silvey
Phone:
217-522-5512
Email:
lsilvey@ilchamber.org
Venue:
Illinois Chamber of Commerce
Phone:
217-522-5512
Address:
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215 E Adams, Springfield, United States, 62701

Taught by attorneys Jon Hoag and Jeffrey Risch   Register
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This comprehensive seminar on the hiring and firing process is taught by the authors of Illinois Chamber’s Illinois Guide to Hiring and Firing. The agenda for this full-day seminar will include:
• What to Do Before You Hire – The advertisement, the Application and Interviewing, Drug Testing and Background Checks, Medical Inquiries and Tests, Offers of Employment, Reasons for Rejecting Applicants (lawful vs. unlawful), and New Legal Developments
• What to Do After You Hire – Employee Handbooks, Employment Contracts, Job Descriptions, Performance Evaluations, Immigration/Worker Status Issues, and New Legal Developments
• Handling Discipline & Corrective Discussions – Investigating Misconduct
• Documentation 101 – What to Record vs. What Not to Record, Confidential Information, and Privacy Concerns
• When you Have to Terminate – Lawful vs. Unlawful Reasons (Key Case Law Developments), The Key Mechanics of Termination, Most Common Pitfalls, and Checklists
• Procedures for Lay-offs – Safeguards when Conducting a RIF, Effective Releases, and WARN Obligations
• After the Separation – Entitlements – Wage/Hour Issues, COBRA Issues, Access to Records, and References
• Keeping Good Records from the beginning to the End – What to Keep vs. What to Toss
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