Preferred Provider Programs to Manage Your WC Claims

Tuesday, December 12 | Webinar
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Find out how some companies are utilizing the Preferred Provider Programs to manage their WC claims and learn about relevant cases which impact the workers’ compensation landscape in Illinois to prepare your organization to navigate the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission.

Shawn R. Biery from Keefe, Campbell, Biery & Associates will present a webinar which will be relevant for Illinois employers who are interested in the current climate of the courts and interested in learning how decisions made early in the claims can have impacts on litigation and final court decisions.

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Limiting FMLA Abuse and Other Leave Issues

Tuesday, December 12 | Webinar
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Intermittent FMLA leave, FMLA leave and other leave laws can cause you to want to pull your hair out at times.  Making sure you take the proper steps to comply with the FMLA and other leave law can make you shake your head with frustration, especially if you believe that your employee is abusing it– but especially during the holidays.  Join, Michael Wong, a Partner with SmithAmundsen, LLC. for a webinar on how to address and minimize FMLA abuse and deal with tricky leave issues.  Michael will discuss address the laws that you must comply with, medical certifications, types of claims you can face and what steps you can take to put yourself in the best position to limit exposure and build strong defenses, before a claim is made, and more.

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HR Essentials: A to Z

Wednesday, December 13 | Glen Ellyn, IL
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Employment and labor law attorneys from Wessels Sherman present this all new HR Essentials from A to Z seminar to help your company minimize risk of litigation. Attendees will earn the 2017 HR Illinois Compliance Certificate during this full day seminar!

Topics include: • Recruiting and Hiring and Employer Liability • DOL Regulations and other Wage and Hour Issues • FMLA and other Leave Issues including Illinois’ New Paid Sick Leave Regulations • Social Media and other privacy issues in the workplace • Harassment, Discrimination and Retaliation issues • Discipline and Termination • Handling EEOC and other Employment Law Charges • And more!

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Protecting Your Business: Exempt/Non-Exempt Misclassification Issues

Wednesday, December 13 | Webinar
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Employee classification issues are one of the hardest areas to tackle in wage and hour law. Exempt? Nonexempt? Salaried? Hourly?  Join us for a fast paced webinar examining issues related to whether employees are exempt, nonexempt, salaried, hourly, or properly classified as an independent contractor.  With January 1 around the corner, now is a perfect time to develop and implement compliance strategies – before an administrative agency audit or an employee-led charge, claim, or civil suit.

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Wage and Hour: Year in Review

Thursday, December 14 | Webinar
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Wage and Hour litigation continues to be one of the highest risks in litigation for Companies, which will continue into 2018!  Attend this webinar to assure that your Company is in compliance.   This webinar will recap the many wage and hour ups and downs that have occurred in 2017.  Owners, Directors, and other management employees should attend this webinar to assure that their Company is complying with all of the changes that either occurred in 2017 or are being pursued in 2018.

Topics Discussed:

  • Where the DOL stands on Overtime and Salary Issues.
  • Looking ahead to Potential Changes in Wage and Hour Regulations.
  • A Proactive Approach to Pay Methods Available To Employers.
  • Emerging Developments in Wage and Hour Litigation.
  • Compensable Time, Why it’s so Complicated.
  • Avoiding Exposure to Wage and Hour Liability in the Year Ahead.

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OSHA 30 Hour Training

January 8, 12, 15, & 22 | DuPage, IL
4 Day Package Program
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

The OSHA 30 Hour General Industry Training Program is a comprehensive safety program designed for anyone involved in the general industry.

The purpose of this course is to promote workplace safety and health and to make workers more knowledgeable about workplace hazards and their rights.

This course will give students insight into the various OSHA Standards related to the General Industry by examining each Standard closely. This course provides workers with some safety responsibility at a greater depth and a variety of training.

Training is intended to cover an overview of the hazards a worker may encounter on the workplace. Training emphasizes hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention.

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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