A Comprehensive Primer on Labor and Employment Law
As employment-related litigation rates continue to rise, employers must look for ways to protect themselves in a legal manner. Human resource compliance can be one of the most costly and time-consuming aspects for a business; can you streamline the process and prevent unnecessary risk? This program will get you up to speed so you can return to work confident in your abilities. Know the fundamentals of human resources: from hiring to firing and everything in between. Register today!
Get the latest employment law updates you can't afford to miss.
Understand the importance of thorough and accurate paperwork when hiring new employees.
Know what a handbook should and should not contain by exploring the advantages and pitfalls of various policies.
Appropriately apply wage and hour exemption requirements in gray areas such as outside salespeople and highly paid computer professionals.
Ensure compliance with federal and state WARN Act requirements when performing layoffs.
Remain up to date on the latest developments regarding employee behavior and controversial social media policies.
Learn the key steps to investigating employee misconduct thoroughly and legally.
Identify techniques for controlling back pay during a National Labor Relations Board investigation.
Employment Law Update
Successful Hiring and Recruitment Steps
Employee Handbooks and Policies in the 21st Century
Wage and Benefit Issues
Other Employment Laws You Need to Know
Workplace Behavior and Privacy - Current Developments
Discipline and Discharge - Necessary Documentation
The National Labor Relations Board - Obligations and Compliance
Continuing Legal Education WI CLE
- 7.00Approval Exp. 12/31/2023
Approved for up to 7.0 hours of repeated on-demand CLE credit by the Board of Bar Examiners. No more than 15.0 hours of repeated on-demand CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period. An attorney may not earn ethics and professional responsibility credit with repeated on-demand courses.
Robert Driscoll is a shareholder in Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c. labor and employment practice. Mr. Driscoll's practice covers a wide variety of litigation-related issues facing employers, including claims of unlawful discrimination and/or retaliation, disputes over noncompete agreements and other restrictive covenants, wage and hour claims (both individual and class actions), and he also represents clients in appeals. He counsels employers to help them avoid disputes before they start with a particular emphasis on discrimination (including disability discrimination), wage and hour issues, and noncompete agreements. His practice also includes all areas of traditional labor law, including collective bargaining, labor arbitrations, proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board, and advising employers of theirs rights under the National Labor Relations Act. Mr. Driscoll earned his B.A. degree, summa cum laude, from Hillsdale College; his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from The University of Notre Dame Law School; and his Master of Politics from University of Dallas.
Mark Hazelbaker is an attorney with Kasieta Legal Group, LLC. He continues to emphasize representation of local governments, small businesses, and litigation. Mr. Hazelbaker began his career as legal counsel of the Wisconsin Counties Association. He served as personnel director/corporation counsel, and later as administrative coordinator for Manitowoc County. Mr. Hazelbaker has been in private practice since 1992, first with downtown Madison law firms, and then in his own firm since 1999. He has lectured many times on labor and employment law, land use law, and municipal law for various business and professional groups. Mr. Hazelbaker has also published law reviews and other articles. He is a member of the Dane County Bar Association and the State Bar of Wisconsin (Litigation and Labor and Employment and Government Lawyers Division sections). Mr. Hazelbaker earned his B.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin and his J.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School.
David M. Potteiger is a partner in the law firm of Walcheske & Luzi, LLC. Practicing since 2007, Mr. Potteiger has built his reputation as an impassioned and zealous advocate, which he displays in both his trial and appellate practice. He is a frequent author and speaker on litigation topics. Mr. Potteiger also acts as an attorney advisor, teaching trial advocacy skills, to competition mock trial teams. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and his J.D. degree from Golden Gate University School of Law.
Michael J. Progar is a partner and founding member of Doherty & Progar LLC, with more than 40 years of experience in representing the interests of insurance companies, small businesses, and nonprofit organizations. As lead counsel, he has tried more than 50 jury trials to verdict. Mr. Progar practices primarily in the areas of personal injury, employment law, and insurance coverage. He is admitted to practice in the states of Wisconsin, Indiana, and Illinois. Mr. Progar earned his B.A degree from the University of Notre Dame and his J.D. degree from DePaul University College of Law.
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