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    April Meeting: Hiring/Firing - Doing It Right

    Date: April 24, 2019, 7:30am
    2400 Glenwood Avenue, Joliet, IL (Inside the Workforce Center of Will County)
    Free For GWHRA Members; $15 non-members
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    Business Meeting begins at 7:30am. 

    Presentation begins upon conclusion of business agenda.  

    Topic: Hiring/Firing - Doing It Right

    This presentation is intended to highlight and reinforce best practices in the areas below and to allow attendees to engage in discussions and Q&A about each process identified along with scenario and hypothetical situations.

    • The hiring process
    • The onboarding process
    • Handling discipline and corrective discussions
    • Documenting employee issues and proper document retention
    • Termination
    • Post-separation issues

    Presenter: Carlos S. Arévalo, Partner - SmithAdmundsen 

    Carlos practices in the fields of labor and employment and municipal and local government law. Among his roles are protecting the interests of municipalities in general corporate matters. Arévalo also has handled collective bargaining for various municipalities including Harvard, Island Lake, Lake in the Hills and Johnsburg. Arévalo also represents individuals and corporations in court matters involving contractual employment and benefit disputes. He advocates for individuals and for public and private entities in administrative law proceedings before the:

    •Illinois Department of Human Rights
    •Illinois Department of Employment Security
    •Illinois Department of Labor
    •Illinois Labor Relations Board
    •Illinois Liquor Control Commission