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June 1, 2018

Please join us at the following session designed for in-house counsel and human resource professionals, led by the Labor & Employment attorneys of Vedder Price. At this complimentary session, we will discuss important legal updates and labor and employment best practices.

Event Details

Friday, June 1 | 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (CT)

Chicago Marriott O'Hare | Chicago, IL
8535 W Higgins Rd, Chicago, IL 60631

Breakfast provided; lunch to follow only for those participating in the California breakout lunch session.

Who should attend:
This event is intended for in-house counsel and human resource professionals.

Agenda Topics

Employee Relations in the #MeToo Era: Creating a Culture of Respect
This year, we are pleased to welcome guest speakers Shanon Shumpert and Scott Hoesman to join a panel of Vedder Price Labor & Employment attorneys to kick off our seminar.

Shanon is an Associate Vice President at Rush University Medical Center where she has responsibility for Employee/Labor Relations & Institutional Equity. Shanon brings practical knowledge about diversity and inclusion from her current and past roles as an HR professional and attorney.
Learn more about Shanon Shumpert.

Scott is the founder and CEO of inQUEST Consulting. With 25 years helping organizations create inclusive cultures, Scott is a recognized and highly regarded expert in a variety of workplace issues, including but not limited to, Diversity & Inclusion (D&I), Organizational Development and HR processes.
Learn more about Scott Hoesman.

Our multidisciplinary panel will explore ways organizations can best attain a culture of respect and respond to specific challenges that are arising almost daily as a result of the #MeToo movement. The panelists will walk us through lifelike scenarios that raise difficult but common issues including confidentiality, the investigation process, managing workplace romances, board engagement and more.

The Intersection Among Paid Sick Leave, PTO and FMLA: A Practical Approach

Lightning Round: Employment Hot Topics
Immigration Developments
OSHA Developments
Transgender Protections under Federal and State Laws
UK/EU Employment Law Developments
Wage & Hour Updates
Whistleblower Protections under Dodd-Frank

NLRB Update

Key Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits Updates
Most Common Mistakes in Severance Agreements
Most Common Mistakes in 401(k) Plans
Benefits Issues from Tax Legislation

Optional Breakout Lunch Topic

We invite you to stay to join us from Noon to 1:00 p.m., after our main program concludes, for our optional CLE breakout lunch session, entitled:

California Employment Law: New Developments

CLE & HRCI Credit

Vedder Price is an accredited CLE provider in California, Illinois and New York; and, when possible, a sponsor in Virginia.

This program has been pre-approved for HRCI credit.

The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.

To learn about other 2018 Vedder Works seminars and webinars, please click here.


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Amy L. Bess


Christopher T. Collins


Sara B. DeBlaze


Thomas G. Hancuch


Daniel B. Lange


Philip L. Mowery


Thomas H. Petrides


Thomas M. Wilde