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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

Save the Date! Complimentary Webcast August 19: Race, Religion, and Politics in the Workplace: What Employers Need to Know

In today’s society, discussions about politics, race, and religion will inevitably enter the workplace. How can employers maintain order and respect in the workplace in the face of free speech?

Join Beverly Alfon and Heather Bailey on Wednesday, August 19 at Noon CT as they discuss what employers should be aware of when responding or reacting to these topics in the workplace, how to identify conduct that is severe enough to trigger lawful discipline, and what legal parameters are at play.

Register Now! Complimentary Webcast: Bankruptcy and Alternatives for Business Owners: Timely Action to Take Now in Dealing with Your Bank and Landlord

These are challenging times and many business owners are wondering whether they will have the cash flow to sustain their businesses.

Join Eric Fogel, Mike Cortina, and Bill Hackney for a 90-minute webcast on Wednesday, June 17th from noon – 1:30 PM CT, designed to answer questions for business owners who are contemplating the “what if“ scenarios of bankruptcy, restructuring, assignments for the benefit of creditors, and how to deal with looming bank debt and landlord issues.

Attendees will learn:

  1. If you are experiencing financial distress, what you need to do right now.
  2. My landlord is pressing me for back rent, what do I do now?
  3. My bank is pressing me for repayment, new personal guarantees, forbearance agreements, what do I do now?
  4. What are alternatives to bankruptcy, such as assignment for the benefit of creditors?
  5. The fundamentals of the bankruptcy process and whether it is right for your business.

 Our panel discussion will be followed by a Q&A.

ON-DEMAND WEBCAST: COVID-19 in Skilled Care and Assisted Living: What You Must Do Now to Manage Risk and Impact

You CAN manage risk in senior living facilities during these trying times but understanding and following procedures is more critical now than ever to protect vulnerable residents and employees. In this recorded webcast, SmithAmundsen attorneys Betsy Ballek, Suzannah Overholt and Jennifer Stuart discuss how to most effectively ensure that the safety and health in your facility is not compromised. Topics include:

  • Overview of the state of long term care communities in the setting of COVID-19
  • Regulatory Impact and Potential Litigation
  • Immunity Laws and other Provider Protections
  • Employee Concerns and Testing