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Illinois & Iowa Seminar: What Employers with Operations in These States Need to Know

October 8, 2015
Laurie Silvey
Holiday Inn, Retreat Room
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226 17th Street Suite 1, Rock Island, IL, United States, 61201

Taught by Attorneys from SmithAmundsen LLC Register

Labor & Employment attorneys from SmithAmundsen, LLC, will present a full day live seminar for employers operating in Iowa and Illinois; and anyone interested in taking an in-depth look at the similarities and differences between employment and labor laws in the two states. The presentation will examine litigation and employee dispute avoidance strategies and offer best practices that comply in both states. Attendees will also receive sample policies to help shape procedure and practice necessary to operate in both states.
Specific topics include:
• PTO, Vacation and Leave Entitlements (ie IL VESSA Law, Iowa FMLA & Unpaid Leave Requirements)
• Wage and Hour Issues
• Employee handbooks and policies – finding common ground and highlighting differences;
• Dealing with Guns and “Pot” in the Workplace;
• Background Checks and Regulations
• Union Activities and Related developments;
• Employee terminations and limits of “at-will” employment in each State;
• Illinois & Iowa DOL & EEO/Civil Rights Agencies– compare and contrast the States’
enforcement agencies and their very different approaches; and
• Obligations after the employment relationship ends

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