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Seminar: Hiring and Firing

Start:
September 1, 2015 9:00 am
End:
September 1, 2015 4:00 pm
Cost:
249/299/349
Organizer:
Laurie Silvey
Phone:
217-522-5512
Email:
lsilvey@ilchamber.org
Venue:
Holiday Inn Bolingbrook
Phone:
630-679-1600
Address:
205 Remington Blvd., Bolingbrook, ID, United States, 60440

Taught by attorneys from SmithAmundsen LLC Register

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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