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Labor and Employment Master Classes 2016-17

The Equal Rights Division's "Labor and Employment Master Class" series is a collection of web seminars that will go beyond the basics to provide pertinent, timely information for employers, employees, attorneys, and other interested attendees.

Upcoming Classes

$36 PER SESSION---REGISTRATION MUST BE COMPLETED AT LEAST 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE OF EACH SESSION

How to Register

New Information for the 2016-17 Season:

REGISTER ONLINE:

Follow these Registration Instructions to complete registration.

Launch your sessions by following these WebEx Instructions.

QUESTIONS? Contact us for more information.

Be sure to also check out the Friday Fundamentals and Labor Law Clinics for additional training opportunities!

Continuing Education Credits

A Certificate of Attendance is available to participants for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) or Continuing Education Unit (CEU) credits. Participants are responsible for submitting this certificate for CLE/CEU credits to their professional organization. The professional organization determines whether or not to honor CLE/CEU credits from a training provider.

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October 28, 2016 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Changing Federal Overtime Exemptions set to take effect December 1, 2016
 

In July, the US Department of Labor announced some wide-reaching changes to its overtime pay exemptions for "white collar" employees, taking effect in December. This session will provide information that Wisconsin employers need to know. There will be plenty of time for your questions.

Presenter:

JIM CHIOLINO has worked for the Department of Workforce Development since 1991. He has worked with both of the Equal Rights Division’s bureaus: the Civil Rights Bureau and the Labor Standards Bureau. Jim took a 3-year hiatus from state service and practiced law in the area of Employment Law, representing employers. He currently serves as Assistant Equal Rights Division Administrator and Director of the Labor Standards Bureau, and is the author of the Wisconsin State Bar/Pinnacle publication Wisconsin Wages and Hours Handbook.

January 27, 2017, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Protected leave in Wisconsin: Wisconsin's Family and Medical Leave Act and the Bone Marrow Donor Law.

This presentation will provide an overview of the Wisconsin FMLA and the Bone Marrow Donor Law, including:

Presenter:

MATTHEW WHITE has been an Investigator for the Equal Rights Division since 2014. He graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 2006 with a focus in administrative and employment law. Matthew works out of the Madison Equal Rights Division office.

April 27, 2017, 1:30 PM -3:30 PM
Demystifying arrest and conviction record protections in the Wisconsin Fair Employment Law.

The Wisconsin Fair Employment Law's prohibition against discrimination based on arrest record or conviction record can be challenging to follow. This program seeks to clarify some of those challenges, and will give participants a better understanding of:

Presenter:

MONICA ERDMANN has been employed as an investigator with the Civil Rights Bureau of the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development’s Equal Rights Division for more than 20 years. She has extensive knowledge of the application of the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, Wisconsin Family and Medical Leave Act, and other laws enforced by the Civil Rights Bureau, and has given numerous presentations regarding these laws throughout her career. Monica currently works out of the Milwaukee Equal Rights Division office, and is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.

$36 PER SESSION---REGISTRATION MUST BE COMPLETED AT LEAST 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE OF EACH SESSION

QUESTIONS? Contact us for more information.

Be sure to also check out the Friday Fundamentals and Labor Law Clinics for additional training opportunities! 

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