Thursday, May 24 | Webinar
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Record retention is one of the most critical components to compliance for companies.  A record retention schedule/policy helps ensure that records are kept for the required time period, both based on legal and operational guidelines and that records that are no longer necessary are disposed of in a proper and systematic manner. This webinar will assist employers analyze their record retention needs and will address the following:

  • Why record management is crucial?
  • What is a “record?”
  • What needs to be done to be legally compliant regarding the creation, maintenance and deletion of records?
  • How do records need to be preserved?
  • When can records be destroyed?
  • What is a litigation hold and how does it impact the company?
  • And more…

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Thursday, May 24 | Webinar
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Businesses have been faced with an enormous amount of change in the last few years regarding both state and federal wage and hour laws.  And changes continue to occur on a monthly basis! 

This is a 90 minute webinar presented by attorney Sean F. Darke of Litchfield and Cavos that is going to lay out all of those changes and how those changes effect businesses in the State of Illinois.

Key Topics Include: 1. How the Supreme Court's decision in Encino Motors LLC changes the playing field for employers and overtime exempt employees. 2. Key Development in how the U.S. DOL can actually help employers 3. NEW Cost-Savings Process 4. How to properly conduct a wage and hour audit 5. And other useful and practical tips to get in compliance

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Thursday, June 7 | Glen Ellyn - College of DuPage

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Employers in the temporary staffing industry face unique compliance and employment challenges under state and federal employment laws. Navigating compliance in the context of your company's employees working at a client site adds additional complexity. This half-day seminar presented by attorneys Sara Zorich and Kelly Haab-Tallitsch from SmithAmundsen LLC will address the risks related to hiring, firing and managing employees in the temporary staffing industry and how employers can best manage such risks.

Key Topics Discussed:

  1. Background checks (and specific  client requests)
  2. Immigration and I-9 compliance
  3. Local paid sick leave ordinances
  4. Joint employer liability
  5. Employment-related provisions in client contracts
  6. And more...

College of DuPage - TEC1038B, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL
Member Rate (Members of the Illinois & Western DuPage Chambers):  $249.00
Non-Member Rate:  $299.00
Early Bird Discount!  Sign up before May 29th and get $50.00 Off!

**Continuing education credits offered for 3.0 HRCI, 3.0 SHRM, and 3.0 CLE submitted. Also qualifies for 3.0 credits towards an HR Compliance Certificate.

To register or for more information contact Pam Holleman

at 855-239-6150 or at pholleman@ilchamber.org

Thursday, June 14 | Oak Brook
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Prevailing wage is a mandatory component of many public works projects – regardless of whether the project is local, state, or federal.

Laws are ever-changing and are confusing and difficult to decipher.  This seminar will give participants first-hand real-world insight and experience into both the Illinois Prevailing Wage Act and the Federal Davis-Bacon Law from leading prevailing wage attorney, Jon Hoag from SmithAmundsen LLC.

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Thursday, June 21 | West Chicago
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Please join us we conduct a mock trial for an Illinois worker’s compensation case.

We will show how to present a strong defense by highlighting the burden of proof, the use of lay and expert witnesses, admission of exhibits, and other evidentiary rules at trial.  Attendees will observe the role of credibility in testimony, documentation and medical records.   From the pre-trial to closure of proofs at the end of the case,  we will demonstrate how every aspect of a worker’s compensation hearing occurs.  We’ll see you in court!

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Western DuPage Chamber of Commerce
306 Main St.
West Chicago, IL 60185
Phone: 630-231-3003
Fax: 630-231-3009
Email: team@westerndupagechamber.com

Monday- Friday: 8:00 AM-Noon 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Saturday: By Appointment Only
Sunday: Closed