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Register Now! January 20, 2022: Seventh Annual Complimentary Construction Industry Legal Power Seminar

SmithAmundsen invites you to a complimentary virtual seminar on Thursday, January 20 at 8:30 AM CT. The seminar highlights key legal issues and developments impacting the evolving construction industry in 2022. Matthew Horn, Jeff Risch and Brad Goss will cover everything from COVID-19 regulations and supply chain delays, to OSHA and labor and employment law updates.
 
Topics to be discussed, include:

  • Addressing material shortages, labor shortages and supply chain delays in contracts
  • Updates to OSHA regulations in 2022
  • Recruiting and retaining employees
  • COVID-19 mandates and updates
  • Key labor and employment law updates
  • Real estate development, zoning and leasing issues

Who should attend? Construction Industry CEOs, COOs, CFOs, Accountants, Human Resource Managers, Safety Consultants, Claims Professionals and Risk Managers.

Save the date! Complimentary Webcast January 10, 2022: COVID-19 Testing: What Employers Need to Know

While employers continue to review their COVID-19 protocols under various government vaccine mandates (including OSHA’s ETS) as well as their own policies and practices and customer requirements, testing continues to be a confusing topic for many. From the types of testing that can be relied on to satisfy such obligations to whether an employer must pay for such testing, there is a tremendous amount of uncertainty for employers trying to navigate their processes and policies related to employee testing. Additionally, testing capacity and supply is also a growing concern. 

Please join Jeff Risch and Sara Zorich on January 10 for a one hour webcast at Noon CT for a practical discussion on what is required of employers in adopting a testing program and how to efficiently and effectively comply with the onslaught of new obligations concerning the same in today’s environment.

Save the Date! Complimentary Webcast April 29: NEW Illinois Law Prohibiting Use of Criminal Convictions: An Employer’s Guide

Effective March 23, 2021, new Illinois law generally prohibits the use of criminal convictions in employment decisions and creates additional new hurdles for employers who decide to rely on any conviction for employment purposes-unless otherwise authorized by law. Join Jeff Risch and Allison Sues on Thursday, April 29 @ noon CT for a timely discussion surrounding the new law. During this webcast attendees will learn:

  • How to navigate new hiring mandates
  • What to include in the mandated written notices to a denied applicant or terminated employee because of a conviction record
  • How to reconcile the new IL law with existing local, state and federal mandates (i.e. FFCRA, Ban the Box, etc…)
  • How to analyze whether a specific conviction history has a substantial relationship to a certain job position or poses a unreasonable risk to property or safety
  • What does “unless otherwise authorized by law” really mean for employers

Complimentary Webcast Series –The Biden Administration: What Businesses Need to Know

The Biden administration is signaling significant policy shifts. Business owners and C-Suite executives are encouraged to join us for a series of complimentary webcasts discussing these likely changes and how they will impact your business.

The webcast series takes place on Wednesdays March 17, March 31, and April 14 at noon CT. 

Note: slides from the webcasts will be sent to attendees after each session.