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SHRM 2017 Recertification Provider

Mallery & Zimmerman, S.C. is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.


New Fall 2017 Date Added by Popular Demand…
Recent Developments in Employment Law for Wisconsin Employers

Trumping 2017 and Beyond: A New Era for Employment and Labor Law. What You Need to Know.

Attorney Deborah A. KrukowskiAttorney Thomas P. Krukowski Presented by: Attorney Thomas P. Krukowski
& Attorney Deborah A. Krukowski

5 SHRM PDCs; 5 HRCI credits; Wisconsin CLE credits applied for.

New workforce issues because of: Nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court, Justice Neil Gorsuch; Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta & DOL exemptions, overtime, & OSHA issues; the NLRB with two new Republican members and Phillip Miscimarra set to step down as Chairman; Changes at the EEOC; Immigration; Paid maternity leave; More business-friendly.

  • Dismissal of DOL Overtime Regulations in 2017 Challenged by State of Nevada v U.S.; Federal Judge strikes down Obama DOL’s Overtime Rule; Decision challenges DOL’s ability to set limit, and emphasizes importance of duties test; DOL requests business input on what fair salary level is; What’s coming in 2018.
  • Developments at the U.S. Supreme Court in 2017 NLRB v Murphy Oil USA, Inc., U.S., No 16-307. Binding Arbitration Agreement & Waiver of Jury Trial; Janus v AFSCME, Union dues; Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch; Justices Ginsburg & Kennedy both 80+ years old; What’s next? Other issues.
  • The NLRB in 2017 and Beyond Two new Board members confirmed, Marvin Kaplan (8/2/17) & William Emanuel (9/25/17); Composition of the NLRB; NLRB may revisit: Use of emails; Joint employers; Temporary employees; “Quickie” Elections; Micro units; Handbooks; Dues checkoff; New rules for collective bargaining; Right-to-Work federal legislation.
  • Developments at the EEOC in 2017 Increases to 91,503 charges in 2016, 45.9% retaliation charges; ADA, Title VII, Pregnancy, & LGBT issues; EEO-1 proposal to collect pay & hours stalled, possibly eliminated; Reasonable Accommodation: How “leave” interplays with FMLA; Qualified individual: Whether attendance, handling stress, getting along with co-workers, rotating duties, overtime, & lifting are considered essential; ADA leaves after FMLA, Severson v Heartland Woodcraft (7th Circuit, 9/20/17).
  • President Trump’s Position on Immigration Issues Expected to implement the required use of the E-Verify system; Status of January 22, 2017 Form I-9 “Employment Eligibility Verification.”
  • President Trump’s Proposal For Paid Maternity Leave Six weeks paid maternity leave per child.

May 16, 2017 – Pewaukee, WI
May 18, 2017 – Madison, WI
July 12, 2017 – Eau Claire, WI
August 17, 2017 – Neenah, WI
November 16, 2017 – Pewaukee, WI – Country Springs Hoteladded by popular demand

All sessions 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., continental breakfast, lunch & refreshments provided

$299 first attendee
$249 each additional attendee from same company


New Fall 2017 Date Added by Popular Demand…
2017 FMLA: Administering the Federal and Wisconsin Family and Medical Leave Acts

Attorney Deborah A. KrukowskiAttorney Thomas P. Krukowski Presented by: Attorney Thomas P. Krukowski
& Attorney Deborah A. Krukowski

5 SHRM PDCs; 5 HRCI credits; Wisconsin CLE credits applied for.

This program combines a practical overview of the FMLA and WFMLA. It is a comprehensive outline for understanding the laws and policies. This new program will review recent cases and difficult questions.

Topics Include:

  • Differences Between the Federal and Wisconsin Family and Medical Leave Acts
    • Employee Eligibility – Federal or Wisconsin FMLA or both?
    • Leave Entitlement for Employees – Allocation; Stacking leave
    • Notification Requirements – What notice is required?
    • Birth and Adoption Leaves – Calculating leave
    • Qualifying Military Exigency Leave
    • Caregiver Leave for Servicemembers
    • What Is a Serious Health Condition?
    • Entitlement to Care for a Spouse, Child or Parent
    • Medical Certification and Recertification Strategies
    • Substitution of Paid Leave for Unpaid FMLA Leave
    • Managing Intermittent and Reduced Schedule Leaves
    • Benefit Maintenance During FMLA Leaves
    • Return to Work Issues: Rights and Responsibilities; Forms
  • Recent Decision on ADA and Extension of FMLA Leave –Severson v Heartland Woodcraft (7th Circuit, 9/20/17)
  • Recent FMLA and WFMLA Cases and Application to the Terms of Both Laws
  • Avoiding Retaliatory Discharge Claims
  • How the FMLA and ADA Issues Can Be Handled
  • President Trump’s Proposal Regarding Paid Maternity Leave

June 13, 2017 – Pewaukee, WI
June 15, 2017 – Madison, WI
November 14, 2017 – Madison, WI – Crowne Plaza East Towneadded by popular demand

Full Day Program: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
$329 each attendee. Includes continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments.