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SHRM 2018 Recertification Provider

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


Recent Developments in Employment Law: Trumping Continues

Are you prepared for the ongoing changes? What are your strategies? How will you manage?

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

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

  • Sexual Harassment Perceived corporate culture leads to claims under #MeToo; bullying vs. sexual harassment; preventing, recognizing & stopping it; how to investigate; what your policy must say
  • Disabilities Recent ADA cases; interactive process & consequences for employees/employers; potential new ADA – 2/15/18 House vote 225-192; preventing frivolous suits; essential functions; evaluating duties; is requesting extended leave after FMLA a reasonable accommodation: Severson, what it means
  • Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC) Strategic Plan for 2018-2022; preventing discrimination; enforcement & education; LGBT issues; retaliation continues to be #1 claim
  • Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) Are you a federal contractor, are your subsidiaries covered, or are you a sub-contractor; Feb. 2018 compliance letter to companies
  • National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) New members & new General Counsel; what’s new, what will change; handbooks; quickie/ambush elections; social media; micro units; joint employers
  • U.S. Supreme Court Whistleblowing – Digital Realty Tr., Inc. v. Somers; Arbitration – Murphy Oil, Epic Systems, and Ernst & Young
  • Immigration What’s happening; Attorney General Sessions; Trump’s policies; I-9 compliance & audits, worksite enforcement increased 4-5 times; civil fines increased; criminal prosecution increased; responding to government inquiries; E-Verify
  • Workplace Violence Concealed weapons: policy, allow/not allow, WI law, other restrictions, civil liability; OSHA; prevention & strategies for dealing with workplace violence
  • Non-Competes Enforcing restrictive covenants; WI Supreme Court Manitowoc Co., Inc. v. Lanning, Jan. 2018; confidentiality & non-solicitation agreements

May 24, 2018 – Pewaukee, WI – Country Springs/Ingleside Hotel
June 26, 2018 – Eau Claire, WI – Holiday Inn South
June 27, 2018 – Madison, WI – Crowne Plaza East Towne
August 15, 2018 – Neenah, WI – Best Western Bridgewood
October 9, 2018 – Pewaukee, WI – Country Springs/Ingleside Hotel
October 11, 2018 – Madison, WI – Crowne Plaza East Towne

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

$329 first attendee
$299 each additional attendee from same company


2018 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 approved; 5 HRCI credits applied for;
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. The new 2018 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

June 6, 2018 – Pewaukee, WI – Country Springs/Ingleside Hotel
June 12, 2018 – Madison, WI – Crowne Plaza East Towne

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

$359 first attendee
$329 each additional attendee from same company