Illinois MCLE - Employment Law Courses

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  • The Hatch Act and Politics in the Federal Workplace

    This CLE course provides guidance to Attorneys who work for Federal agencies, and addresses the thorny issues related to partisan politics and Federal employment. The Hatch Act (codified in 5 U.S.C. 7321 - 7326) was passed and signed into law in 1939 as the "Act to Prevent Pernicious Political Activities," so these issues have clearly been around for over 80 years, and yet they still prove challenging for Federal supervisors and attorneys to this day. In an era off particularly divisive enviro... More Info

    1General Credit
  • "Sweat Equity" in Small Businesses and Venture Startups: The Legal and Tax Issues

    When a startup or small business first launches, it is easy to issue shares (almost) tax-free to the company founders. When a shareholder or LLC member receives shares in exchange for his or her labor, or “sweat equity,” the legal and tax issues are a bit more complicated. In this fast-paced, entertaining presentation, you will learn: whether “sweat equity” workers should be treated as employees or independent contractors; the use of restricted stock, options, warrants and other equ... More Info

    1General Credit
  • The Law of U.S. Government Ethics

    This CLE class is designed for those Attorneys who are working for or with the Federal Government. It outlines fundamentals of government ethics laws as defined by the U.S. Government's Office of Government Ethics. From an introduction into the statutory and regulatory bases for this body of law, the class proceeds to address some of the most common issues that government attorneys face when dealing with ethical issues. These include the use of government property, with special emphasi... More Info

    1.5General Credits
  • Handling Current Legal Ethical Issues

    This CLE course will address practical ethical issues that lawyers face as they work remotely during a pandemic, as well as when discussing personal legal matters with work colleagues. We will also examine recent examples of attorneys acting as “over”-zealous advocates for their clients, and some recent examples of what happens when lawyers behave badly. Topics include: Working Remotely Discussion with Colleagues about Personal Legal Matters “Over”-Zealous Advocacy Lawyers Behavi... More Info

    1.25Ethics Credits
  • How to File Successful Non-Immigrant O and E Visa Petitions and EB-1, EB2-NIW and PERM-based Green Card Petitions

    This CLE presentation will cover the following visa petitions: E (Investors and Traders from countries with treaties with the US), O-1A (Athletics, Business, Education and the Sciences) and O-1B (Artists, and those in Motion Pictures & TV). This presentation will also cover the following “green card” petitions: EB-1A (Extraordinary Ability in the Arts, Athletics, Business, Education and Sciences) ; EB-2 NIW (Advanced Degree Professional or Exceptional Ability in the Arts, Sciences or B... More Info

    1General Credit
  • Statutory Interpretation: Do the Words “because of… sex” Include “Sexual Orientation” and “Transgender Identity”?

    “…because of sex.” They seem like simple words, but are integral in the context of employment discrimination. This CLE course will address prior United States Supreme Court litigation such as Hopkins and Oncale regarding whether sexual orientation and transgender identity were included in the statutory definition of “sex.” The course will evaluate three cases before the Court decided on the basis of statutory interpretation, and how they address the question of the court’s st... More Info

    4General Credits
  • Remote Supervision

    Join FINRA staff and industry panelists as they discuss what they have learned from working remotely. During the session, panelists discuss effective controls, procedures, and processes that member firms are incorporating to address supervision in a remote work environment. After attending this session, you will be able to: Identify controls, procedures, and processes that member firms are incorporating to address supervision in a remote work environment Review lessons learned and... More Info

    1General Credit
  • Cutting Through the Noise: A Primer on Title VII Protections, Sexual Harassment, Racial Discrimination in the Workplace

    In light of the plethora of sexual harassment and racial discrimination incidents we hear about in the media, this course has been developed to cut through some of the misconceptions surrounding the legal aspects of these matters and provides key information about legal responsibilities relating to workplace practices. This is an ideal primer for newer attorneys or those who do not practice in the employment law arena. We will cover the basic protections against discrimination in the w... More Info

    1.25General Credits
  • Securing Social Security Disability Benefits

    As technology moves forward in an ever-changing world we must not only adapt as individuals but also as attorneys. Securing benefits through the Social Security Administration has moved onto the world wide web allowing representation of clients nationally. This CLE program will discuss the entire process today delving into what makes a successful case and the best way to present the facts that matter. More Info

    2General Credits
  • Transit Oriented Development: An Exciting Pillar of Urban Development

    Transit-oriented development involves developing an individual building or planning an entire area around public transit infrastructure such as a Metra train station. Suburban TOD in particular involves the coordination of many aspects of land use including: community outreach, suburban renewal and walkable neighborhoods, economic development, and transportation planning. Demand for TOD has grown significantly in recent years leading to more vibrant, livable, sustainable communities ce... More Info

    1.5General Credits

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