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Managing the FMLA, ADA, and Workers Comp Bermuda Triangle (Oralnd Park, IL)

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  • Oralnd Park, IL
  • Dec 21, 2017
Multi-Employer General Business

Event Description

Registration is from 7:30 - 8:00 A.M. Untangling the web of employee leave laws is one of the most difficult responsibilities an employer faces --- particularly the FMLA. Employers must not only understand the multitude of leave laws, but it is critical to appreciate the subtle interplay between such laws. This seminar is designed to help private employers of all shapes and sizes recognize key issues in administering virtually all types of government-mandated leave laws. This seminar will also provide valuable insight into how an employers voluntary leave policies and benefits impact mandatory leave laws. With the onslaught of new legislation and significant case law developments in the area of employee leave, this live seminar should not be missed. NOAH A. FRANK SmithAmundsen LLC Noah provides services to clients in labor and employment litigation and counseling; corporate and business counseling; and workers compensation defense and Compliance. He advises employers of all sizes from Mom n Pop Shops to restaurant chains; physician and other professional service offices to temporary staffing services; and international manufacturers/ distributers. Noah works with his clients to develop labor and employment strategies, and draft employment agreements, contracts, and handbooks. His experience includes work on union successor collective bargaining agreements, responses to unfair labor practices, and grievance administration through successful arbitration. Noah has negotiated multiple favorable post-termination settlements in FLSA and discrimination/retaliation claims, and has significant experience advising clients on the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Illinois Minimum Wage Law, and Illinois Wage Payment & Collection matters. Noah regularly presents practical advice for handling difficult employees and return-to-work situations following on-the-job injuries. Noahs workers compensation experience includes complex matters related to representation of uninsured employers and non-compliance matters, as well as workers compensation and occupational disease defense. Noah has obtained several successful resolutions before the Illinois Workers Compensation Commissions Insurance Compliance Unit. He has litigated Workers Compensation claims through the Illinois Appellate Court, and has obtained numerous favorable awards on behalf of his clients. Noah was included in Illinois Super Lawyers, Rising Stars* list for 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015; a peer review distinction by Thomson Reuters awarded to 2.5% of attorneys in the State of Illinois. Attorneys named to the Rising Stars list are in practice for less than 10 years or under the age of 40. Noah has received a BV rating from Martindale-Hubbell for his legal ability and ethics.

Event Date

Feb 13, 2018