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    February 2024: Rockford Area SHRM- Legal Update Meeting

    Date: February 27, 2024, 8:00am – 10:00am
    Zach Rice and Lauren Stoklosa: VP of Professional Development
    NIU Rockford,
    8200 E. State St.
    Rockford, IL 61108
    No Cost for RASHRM Members / $50 Non-Members
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    February 2024- Legal Update!


    February 2024: Rockford Area SHRM- Legal Update Meeting | Rockford Area SHRM


    7:30-7:45- Members register, light breakfast provided

    7:45-7:50- Welcome

    7:50-8:00- Word from Sponsor – M3 Insurance

    8:00-10:00- Legal Update Presentation


    Jim Pirages, AGHL Law and Sam Castree Sr., Staff Management, Inc. are back to address recent changes in Federal and State HR law.  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.

    Jim Pirages, AGHL LAW
    Jim has more than 40 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.


    6952 Rote Road
    Rockford, IL 61107  



    We look forward to seeing you there!

    **Continuing Education Credits from SHRM and HRCI are in the process of being approved**