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    2020 Legal Update- February 12, 2020

    Date: February 12, 2020, 8:00am – 10:00am
    Cheryl Tunison, VP of Professional Development
    Midway Village Museum
    6799 Guilford Road
    Rockford, IL 61107
    No Cost for Rockford Area SHRM Members / $50.00 for Non-Members
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    Jim Pirages, Hinshaw and Culbertson and Sam Castree Sr.,Staff Management, Inc. are back again to address recent changes in Federal and State HR law.

    Meeting Agenda:

    7:15-7:40 – Members register, enjoy breakfast, and visit vendor booths

    7:40-7:45 – Welcome from President Cara Freund

    7:45-8:00 – A word from our Sponsors

    8:00-10:00 – Legal Update Presentation with short break mid-way through the presentation


    About the speakers:
    Jim Pirages, Hinshaw & Culbertson
    Jim has more than 30 years experience representing management and employers in labor and employment matters. He handles proceeding with the NLRB and IL State Labor Relations Board, deals with EEOC and IDHR discrimination charges against employers, and advises clients in matters involving OSHA inspections and citations. He represents clients with wage and hour matters, acts on behalf of the employer in union relations, collective bargaining negotiations, advises on discipline and discharge matters, and benefit obligations. Mr. Pirages provides guidance with personnel guidelines, employee handbooks, and affirmative action programs.

    Sam Castree, Staff Management
    Sam is the Sr. VP and General Counsel for Staff Management, joining the organization in 1995. Sam oversees the firm's human resources management outsourcing services and a wide range of employment compliance activities. Prior to his role with Staff Management he has a private law practice, counseling management on a full range of employment law issues and policies.

    Jim and Sam are frequent speakers on labor and employment law topics for local and state organizations, including the annual employment law update for the Rockford Area SHRM chapter.

    2 General Continuing Education Credits from SHRM and HRCI have been approved for this session.


    We thank our meeting sponsors:


    2HB Consulting


    Ultimate Software