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Recent Developments in Employment Law for Wisconsin Employers
This program has been approved for 4.5 (general) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the Human Resource Certification Institute,
This program provides up-to-date information on the latest topics and cases in employment law and valuable insight and guidance about current issues that affect employers and how to avoid unnecessary claims. Topics include:
  • Performance Evaluations: How evaluations can reduce the risk of a lawsuit; how to conduct an evaluation; what not to do; using 360 degree feedback effectively
  • Terminations: The Greatest Risk to an Employer. Scenarios and interactive exercises to evaluate how to handle discipline issues; best practices in discipline and termination decisions; what to avoid
  • Retaliation: The Fastest Growing Type of Discrimination Claim. What is it? Why is it so difficult to defend? How can you prevent it in your organization?
  • Exit Interviews: How potential problems can be identified; what questions to ask; what employers should know
  • Discrimination: Pending cases and recent decisions; update on Dukes v. Wal-Mart – the largest class action lawsuit ever filed, now pending before the U.S. Supreme Court
  • Vulnerability Assessments and the New NLRB: Rules proposed 12/21/10 (45 pages) regarding the National Labor Relations Board’s plans to require an “Employee Rights under the NLRA” posting – notifying employees they have a right to organize
  • Wage and Hour: Current issues; what is compensable work time; obligation of supervisors to ensure subordinates are properly paid; current class action litigation under the FLSA; new Seventh Circuit decision Spoerle v. Kraft (Oscar Mayer) Foods and its application to union and nonunion employers
  • Federal and Wisconsin Legislative Update: Overview of recently enacted, pending and proposed legislation and impact on employers and employment decisions
Convenient Locations, Spring & Fall Sessions
Brookfield, WI - Sheraton
May 10, 2011
Appleton, WI - Holiday Inn Select
May 12, 2011
Stevens Point, WI - Holiday Inn
May 24, 2011
Eau Claire, WI - Holiday Inn Campus Area
May 25, 2011
Madison, WI - Crowne Plaza East Towne
May 26, 2011
Pewaukee, WI - Country Springs Hotel
September 20, 2011
Madison, WI - Crowne Plaza East Towne
September 22, 2011
Fond du Lac, WI - Holiday Inn
September 27, 2011
All sessions 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., lunch & refreshments provided
$299 each attendee
$249 each attendee if company owns the 2011 edition of the Employment Law Manual for Wisconsin Employers
Call (414) 423-1330 for details, or e-mail educational services.

Please note: The 2011 edition of the Employment Law Manual for Wisconsin Employers is not required to attend this program and is not included with your registration, but is available for separate purchase at or by calling 414-423-1330.

Click here to view the brochure in PDF format (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader).
If you have any questions or comments, please contact me at 414-423-1330 or via e-mail at:
Thomas P. Krukowski, Esq.
Krukowski & Costello, S.C.
Legislative Partner

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Margie Harvey

Margie Harvey, SPHR
Miles Kimball Company 
250 City Center
Oshkosh, WI  54906
Ph: 920.232.6409
Fx: 920.231.1247   

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