April 9, 2019
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
The demands being asked of a human resource manager are increasing every day. This includes being a recruiter, complying with increasingly difficult regulatory and compliance issues, and dealing with employee challenges, among others. Join the Great Lakes Graphics Association for a Human Resources Roundtable on Tuesday, April 9, to share best practices, learn from other HR managers throughout the region, and receive briefings on legal issues impacting the workplace.
Moderated Roundtable to discuss best practices on issues ranging from recruiting, performance, training, compliance, and much, much more. Discussion led by Adriane Harrison, Director of Human Relations, Printing Industries of America.
How Accommodating do Employers Have to Be? A discussion of the interplay among the FMLA, the ADA, and Workers Compensation. Presented by Sally A. Piefer, Esq., Lindner & Marsack – This presentation will provide a discussion of the nuts and bolts of the FMLA and ADA as well as the challenging issues concerning employee leaves and reasonable accommodations that may be required in the face of employee injuries, medical conditions, and disabilities.
#MeToo, #TimesUp, Now What? Presented by Sarah J. Platt, Esq., Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. – While the underlying law has not changed significantly, we have seen a cultural shift in response to the #MeToo movement over the last year and a half. In this session, we will discuss proactive steps employers can take to create a positive culture and avoid harassment claims.
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
8:30 AM – 12:00 Noon
Midland Paper, Packaging & Supplies
8601 N. 91st Street
GLGA & SGIA Members – $49.00 per person
Not-Yet-Members – $79.00 per person
Adriane Harrison – is an experienced human resources professional with an extensive background in business, law, and non-profit management. She practiced fifteen years as an attorney specializing in commercial litigation and securities law. Adriane currently heads the human relations department for the Printing Industries of America, the national trade association for the print industry. Her office is at PIA Headquarters in Warrendale, PA. Adriane holds an undergraduate degree in Journalism from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a law degree from DePaul University in Chicago.
Sally A. Piefer, Esq. is a partner with the law firm of Lindner & Marsack, S.C. Ms. Piefer has extensive experience representing employers in a variety of employment matters, with special emphasis in employment litigation, employment counseling and compliance issues and employee/supervisor training. Sally’s litigation practice has involved representing and defending employers in employment discrimination, wage & hour, FMLA, ADA, OSHA and unemployment compensation claims.
Sally also drafts and enforces employment agreements and separation agreements. She also frequently drafts, advises clients and litigates claims involving non-competition, non-soliciation, confidentiality and duty of loyalty issues.
Sarah Platt partners with employers of all sizes to find proactive and practical ways to address issues that could otherwise limit the success of employees and companies. Sarah counsels clients every day through challenging leave and accommodation issues under the ADA, FMLA and state laws. Sarah also often serves as an outside investigator and participates on clients’ crisis management teams to respond to harassment and other internal complaints, including those arising at the highest level of an organization. She frequently provides training to clients, from front-line workers to executive leadership, relating to harassment, accommodations and leave management, FMLA compliance, pay equity and other legal requirements and best practices.
Online registration is now closed. If you haven’t registered, you are still very welcome to attend. There are some limited spaces still available. Please contact Joe Lyman at (262) 522-2212 if you have any questions.