Live Webinar: Best Practices for Documenting Employee Leaves of Absence

Zoom Webinar
Wednesday, October 11, 2023 (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM) (CDT)
Webinar will start promptly at 1:00pm ET | 12:00pm CT | 11:00am MT | 10:00am PT
Event Details

Proper documentation of employee leaves of absences can be critical to managing keeping operations running smoothly and minimizing litigation risks. This session will provide guidance to manage complex documentation issues for medical leaves of absences and more.

Abby Rogers maintains a broad-based labor and employment practice, with decades of experience representing governmental entities.  Ms. Rogers focuses on general employment relationship issues, labor relations matters and collective bargaining.  Ms. Rogers divides her practice equally between counseling clients and defending clients in litigation, including labor arbitration, administrative and judicial proceedings.  She has extensive experience with the FMLA and with medical and disability issues in the workplace.  In addition, Ms. Rogers regularly lectures and conducts workforce training on issues related to non-discrimination and anti-harassment, managing medical issues and leaves of absence in the workplace, and managing other workplace concerns. She is a contributing author on “Sex Discrimination and Harassment,” to the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education publication Employment Discrimination: Unlawful Grounds and Prevention (2021) and a contributing author on “Freedom of Speech in the Public Workplace,” to the American Bar Association publication Municipal Law Desk Book (2015).

Dawn M. Hinkle focuses her practice in all areas of higher education, school and municipal law, with a concentration in labor and employment and student issues.  She has successfully represented public sector clients in judicial and administrative proceedings, including proceedings in federal and State trial and appeals courts, due process hearings, teacher dismissal cases, and proceedings before the IELRB, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Illinois Department of Human Rights, and the State and federal Departments of Labor.  In addition, she has served as a Special Assistant State’s Attorney.  Ms. Hinkle regularly presents to administrators and personnel on a wide array of school and employment law topics.  She is a member of the National and Illinois Councils of School Attorneys, and the Illinois State Bar Association

Additional Information
Event Contact:
Kelsia Buxton
Contact Organization:
National PELRA
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