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Employer Update Breakfast Briefing

Chicago, IL
October 24, 2019

Locke Lord's Labor and Employment team hosted a complimentary breakfast briefing to learn more about current legal issues facing employers on October 24, 2019 in Chicago.

Thursday, October 24, 2019
7:30-9:30 (Central)

Doors will open and breakfast will be served at 7:30 a.m. 
Program starts promptly at 8:00 a.m.
Question and Answer session to follow. 

Locke Lord LLP
111 S. Wacker Drive, 41st Floor
Chicago, IL

Topics to be Covered:

  • New Developments in Illinois Law - numerous recent changes in Illinois law, including marijuana legalization, the prohibition on salary inquiries, required harassment training for all employees and other changes to the Illinois Human Rights Act, mandatory expense reimbursement under the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act, and new penalties under the Illinois Minimum Wage Law
  • How to Conduct a Proper Investigation of Workplace Misconduct - best practices for a workplace investigation, including preparing an investigation plan, gathering evidence and conducting witness interviews, along with a practical discussion of common investigation mistakes
  • Common Employer Mistakes Under the FLSA - a discussion of the most common (and potentially costly) employer mistakes under the FLSA, including making improper deductions and improperly calculating the regular rate of pay, and practical tips to avoid them


This program is pending approval for 1.5 hours of CLE, CPE & HRCI credit. Information will be available at the program.  

For more information, please contact Emily Vodek