Thursday, January 23, 2020 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM CST
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Only $100 - includes valuable handouts!


Confirmation, dial-in instructions, and a packet of valuable materials will be provided via your email address.


Tammy Nelson
Wessels Sherman

What Illinois Employers Need to Know About the Many New Employment Laws in 2020! 

Employers need to know and understand what has REALLY changed in Illinois law - many new laws become EFFECTIVE January 1, 2020!

Experienced employment lawyers Nancy Joerg and Tony Caruso will go over the brand new changes in Illinois employment laws effective January 1, 2020.

Employers need to understand and be ready for the sweeping changes to employment laws in 2020. New Illinois laws covered will include:

  • How will the legalization of recreational marijuana change the workplace in Illinois?
  • How are separation and release agreement requirements changed?
  • How amendments to the Illinois Human Rights Act impose new requirements for sexual harassment policy and training.
  • What is the Workplace Transparency Act (WTA) and how does it impact the Illinois workplace? What policies should be changed?

These new laws and more will be discussed and explained, so don’t miss this important teleseminar loaded with tips, warnings and suggestions.

You and your staff will learn all of this with no lost travel time or expense. No special equipment is required to participate in this live, interactive program – all you need is a telephone.  Don’t miss this!!

Attention HR Professionals: 

This program has been submitted for approval for 1 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward a PHR™, PHRŽ, PHRcaŽ, SPHRŽ, GPHRŽ, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification InstituteŽ (HRCIŽ). 

This program has been submitted for approval for 1 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. Wessels Sherman is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.

Attention Illinois Accountants:

1 hour of IL Public Accountant CPE credit available.


Wessels Sherman is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as asponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individaul courses for CPE credit.  Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org

Program Learning Objectives

This event is designed for business owners, executives, human resource professionals, managers, supervisors, controllers & accountants. Attendees will gain an understanding of: how new laws effective January 1, 2020 will affect the workplace in Illinois.

Program Level/Prerequisites/Preparation:

  • This program is considered a basic or introductory level program, with no prerequisites or advanced preparation required.
  • This program is considered a Group-Phone-Based offering.
  • A telephone line is required for participation.
  • For information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact Tammy Nelson at (630) 377-1554.