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Seminar: Hiring/ Firing Best Practices – Effingham

Start:
March 16, 2017 9:00 am
End:
March 16, 2017 3:00 pm
Cost:
199/249/299
Organizer:
Laurie Silvey
Phone:
217-522-5512
Email:
lsilvey@ilchamber.org
Venue:
Hampton Inn- Effingham
Address:
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1305 N. Keller Dr., Effingham, IL, United States, 62401

Taught by attorneys Noah Frank and Allison Sues Register
| SmithAmundsen LLC

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 full day’s interactive discussion will include:
• What to Do Before Your Hire – The advertisement, the application and interview process, Drug Testing and Background Checks, Medical Inquiries and Tests, Offers of Employment, Reasons for Rejecting Applicants (Lawful and 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 and 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 Terminations, 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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