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Vedder Thinking | Events 2015 Employment Law Conference, O'Hare


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May 08, 2015

8:00 AM Central Standard Time


The Chicago Marriott O'Hare
8535 W. Higgins Road
Chicago, IL 60631

Breakfast provided
Lunch to follow

In-house counsel and human resource professionals are invited to join the attorneys of Vedder Price for a complimentary half-day conference covering key labor and employment topics.

Topics of Discussion

Illinois Law Update and Other State Law Trends

  • Significant Illinois cases
  • New Wage Payment Act regulations
  • Ban the box
  • Medical marijuana

Pregnancy Discrimination or Pregnancy Accommodation?

  • EEOC position on pregnancy accommodation
  • Young v. UPS Supreme Court Case
  • Illinois Human Rights Act pregnancy discrimination

It's a Small World After All - Global Human Resource Issues

  • Key differences between UK/EU employment practices and those of the U.S.
  • Consultation requirements, contractual issues and statutory termination requirements

What's New Federally?

  • How healthy are your wellness plans?
  • NLRB quickie election rule and Union use of company e-mail systems
  • Significant federal cases

CLE and HRCI Credit

Assuming minimum requirements are met, CLE credit will be available. This program has been approved for general HRCI credit.


Cara J. Ottenweller


Patrick W. Spangler


Amy L. Bess


Elizabeth N. Hall


Philip L. Mowery


Kenneth F. Sparks