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Preparing for Difficult HR Issues in Today’s Hospitality Workplace
Franczek Radelet’s Annual Hospitality Seminar - InterContinental Chicago Hotel, Chicago
October 17, 2014
Franczek Radelet hosts its annual hospitality seminar on October 17, 2014.

Where FMLA Ends and ADAAA Begins: Best Practices for Higher Ed Compliance
CUPA-HR Annual Conference and Expo 2014 - San Antonio, TX
September 29, 2014
Jeff Nowak co-presents at the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) Annual Conference and Expo 2014. The session provides practical insights and realistic approaches to managing an employee with a medical condition.

Leave Management 2.0: Managing The Challenges of Faculty Leaves and Returns
NACUA 2014 Annual Conference - Denver, CO
June 23, 2014
Jeff Nowak is a panelist in "Leave Management 2.0: Managing The Challenges of Faculty Leaves and Returns" at the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) 2014 Annual Conference.

Employment Law Update
NELI’s Employment Law Conference - Chicago, IL
May 15, 2014
Jeff Nowak is a faculty member at NELI’s Employment Law Conference on May 15-16.

FMLA Webinar
FMLASource Webinar
May 15, 2014
Jeff Nowak co-presents with Matt Morris, Vice President of FMLASource, in an FMLA webinar provided to the company's clients.

FMLA: Legal Tips and Strategies
NWPA Spring Meeting - Hoffman Estates, IL
May 9, 2014
Jeff Nowak presents "FMLA: Legal Tips and Strategies" at the Northwest Personnel Administrators (NWPA) Spring Meeting.

Update on Complex FMLA Issues and ADA/FMLA Case Study
NELI’s ADA & FMLA Compliance Seminar - Chicago, IL
April 25, 2014
Jeff Nowak is a faculty member in "Update on Complex FMLA Issues" and "ADA/FMLA Case Study" at the National Employment Law Institute (NELI) 24th Annual ADA & FMLA Compliance Update seminar.

Leave as Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA
DMEC's FMLA/ADAAA Employer Compliance Conference 2014 - Washington, D.C.
April 1, 2014
Jeff Nowak co-presents Leave as Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA at the Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC)'s FMLA/ADAAA Employer Compliance Conference 2014 along with EEOC Commissioner Chai Feldblum.

2014 Employment Law Conference
Franczek Radelet Seminar - Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers, Chicago
February 7, 2014
Franczek Radelet hosts its annual Employment Law Conference for clients and friends.

Conquering the FMLA Medical Certification Process: Best Practices for Employers
Franczek Radelet Webinar
December 5, 2013
In this complimentary webinar, Franczek Radelet attorney Jeff Nowak and Matt Morris, Vice President, FMLASource (ComPsych), cover FMLA medical certification in detail and employ case studies throughout to help employers deal with the most confusing and maddening medical certification conundrums.

What's Hot in Hospitality HR?
Ritz-Carlton - Chicago, IL
October 1, 2013
Our attorneys will address the hot-button labor and employment issues facing hospitality today.

You Are Not Alone: Leveraging Expertise to Manage Reasonable Accommodations
Annual Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) Conference - Atlanta, GA
August 20, 2013
Jeff Nowak will present “You Are Not Alone: Leveraging Expertise to Manage Reasonable Accommodations” at the 18th Annual Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) Conference.

Don't Leave Me Now: Integrated Leave Management Under the ADA, FMLA, and Workers' Compensation Laws
2013 Annual NACUA Conference - Philadelphia, PA
June 21, 2013
Jeff Nowak is one of the speakers in "Don't Leave Me Now: Integrated Leave Management Under the ADA, FMLA, and Workers' Compensation Laws" at the 2013 Annual National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA).

Best Practices in FMLA Administration
Retail Benefits Group
June 19, 2013
The Retail Benefits Group, a group of large retailers (members who have 20,000+ employees) that gathers to share best practices in the benefits area, invited Jeff Nowak to present to the group regarding best practices in FMLA administration at the RBG’s annual conference.

Complex FMLA Issues
NELI’s Mid-Year Employment Law Conference - Chicago, IL
May 17, 2013
Jeff Nowak presents “Complex FMLA Issues” at NELI’s Mid-Year Employment Law Conference.

Understanding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
ABA Webinar
April 25, 2013
Jeff Nowak co-presents "Understanding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)" in a webinar hosted by the American Bar Association.

FMLA “Nuts and Bolts” and FMLA/ADA Pitfalls
DMEC FMLA/ADAAA Employer Compliance Conference - Portland, OR
April 15, 2013
Jeff Nowak presents "FMLA 'Nuts and Bolts' and FMLA/ADA Pitfalls" at the FMLA/ADAAA Employer Compliance Conference hosted by the Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC).

ADA/FMLA Compliance Update
National Employment Law Institute (NELI) - Chicago, IL
April 11, 2013
Jeff Nowak is a panelist in "ADA/FMLA Compliance Update" hosted by the National Employment Law Institute (NELI).

2013 Employment Law Conference
Obama's Second Term and the Workplace: Everything Old is New Again - Chicago
February 8, 2013
All of the day’s sessions will touch on some of what employers can expect to see during President Obama’s second term in office and the practical implications of those issues.

FMLA Made Easy: Effectively Managing Difficult FMLA Issues
FR Webinar
December 6, 2012
Jeff Nowak, Matt Morris, Vice Presdient of FMLASource, and Tamika Lynch, Counsel at Siemens Industry, Inc., tackle some of the most common FMLA conundrums and offer practical advice to employers in addressing these situations.

Best Practices for Managing Employees in the Hospitality Industry
Ritz-Carlton - Chicago, IL
November 9, 2012
Join us on to discuss some of the current issues facing hospitality employers when it comes to managing their employees.

FMLA: Top Trends and Issues
ABA CLE Labor Law Series
September 12, 2012
Jeff Nowak is a panelist in "FMLA: Top Trends and Issues" hosted by the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Labor & Employment as part of its Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Labor Law Series.

A Year of FMLA and ADA Litigation: What Does It Mean? What Comes Next?
DMEC's FMLA/ADAAA Employer Compliance Conference - Minneapolis, MN
April 25, 2012
Jeff Nowak co-presents "A Year of FMLA and ADA Litigation: What Does It Mean? What Comes Next?" at the FMLA/ADAAA Employer Compliance Conference hosted by the Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC).

Top FMLA Cases of 2011
ABA Fair Labor Standards Legislation 2012 Midwinter Committee Meeting - Key West, FL
February 23, 2012
Jeff Nowak presents on the "Top FMLA Cases of 2011" at the 2012 Midwinter Meeting for the ABA Fair Labor Standards Legislation Committee.

2012 Employment Law Update Webinar
SLER Alumni Teleconference Series
February 21, 2012
Back for a third year, Jeff Nowak presents "2012 Employment Law Update" as part of the University of Illinois' School of Labor and Employment Relations (SLER) Alumni Teleconference Series.

Business Networking Event for Federal Contractors
Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce - Chicago, IL
February 14, 2012
Jeff Nowak is a guest speaker at the Business Networking Event for Federal Contractors hosted by the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce.

2012 Employment Law Conference
Franczek Radelet Seminar - Chicago, IL
February 10, 2012
Franczek Radelet hosts its annual Employment Law Conference for clients and friends.

Employer Best Practices: Examining the Use of "Leave" as a Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA
Franczek Radelet Webinar
August 31, 2011
Franczek Radelet partner Jeff Nowak and EEOC Regional Attorney John Hendrickson provide guidance on employers' obligations to provide leave as a reasonable accommodation.

Identification, Management & Prevention of FMLA Abuse
IL SHRM's 12th Annual Conference and Exhibition - Oakbrook, IL
August 23, 2011
Jeff Nowak presents "Identification, Management & Prevention of FMLA Abuse" at the 12th Annual Conference and Exhibition of the Illinois Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM).

Family & Medical Leave Act Workshop
The National Law Employment Law Institute (NELI) - Chicago, IL
June 2, 2011
Jeff Nowak serves as faculty of NELI's Family and Medical Leave Act Workshop. The full day workshop covers the most current FMLA workplace developments, including significant court cases and the DOL's latest regulations.

EEOC and DOL Workplace Priorities: Best Practices to Prevent Being Placed Under the Microscope
CUPA-HR 2011 Midwest Region Conference - Indianapolis, IN
May 17, 2011
Jeff Nowak co-presents "EEOC and DOL Workplace Priorities: Best Practices to Prevent Being Placed Under the Microscope" at the CUPA-HR 2011 Midwest Region Conference.

The New ADA Regulations: What Do They Mean For Employers?
Franczek Radelet Webinar
May 4, 2011
In this webinar, Franczek Radelet attorneys Jeff Nowak and Bill Pokorny explain what the new ADA regulations mean for employers and offer strategies for avoiding and defending against potential disability discrimination claims.

Do's and Don'ts for Employers
The American Businessperson
March 30, 2011
Jeff Nowak is a guest on the radio show, The American Businessperson, discussing the do's and don'ts for employers.

LER Alumni Teleconference Series: 2011 Employment Law Update Webinar
Sponsored by Franczek Radelet
March 24, 2011
Jeff Nowak presents the "2011 Employment Law Update" webinar as part of the University of Illinois's School of Labor and Employment Relations Alumni Teleconference Series.

Top FMLA Cases of 2010
American Bar Association - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
February 24, 2011
Jeff Nowak will be presenting the "Top FMLA cases of 2010" at this year's mid-winter meeting of the ABA's Federal Labor Standards Legislation Committee.

2011 Employment Law Conference
Franczek Radelet Seminar - Chicago, IL
February 11, 2011
Franczek Radelet hosts its annual employment law conference.

2011 Employment Law Update
Grundy Will HR Association
January 26, 2011
Jeff Nowak presents a 2011 Employment Law Update for the Grundy Will HR Association's Chapter Meeting.

FMLA Certifications: How to Effectively – and Legally – Use This Weapon of Choice for Combating Abuse
Business & Legal Resources (BLR) Webinar
December 21, 2010
Medical certifications may just be the most effective tool in an employer's arsenal for combating abuse of leave rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). They provide valuable insight into whether a claimed condition qualifies as a serious health condition. In this in-depth, 90-minute webinar partners Jeff Nowak and Bill Pokorny discuss how to use medical certifications as a powerful weapon in curbing FMLA abuse.

Solving the ADA and FMLA Puzzle: Putting the Pieces Together Where an Employee’s Medical Condition Is At Issue
Chicago Bar Association - Labor & Employment Committee Fall Seminar - Chicago, IL
November 18, 2010
Jeff Nowak, Chair of the Chicago Bar Association's Labor and Employment Committee, serves as one of the speakers at the Committee's fall seminar.

Identifying, Managing & Preventing FMLA Abuse - Webinar
Franczek Radelet Webinar in partnership with the Society of Human Resource Professionals (SHRP)
September 29, 2010
Given the complexities of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), employers often fall prey to dishonest employees who take advantage of their FMLA rights by seeking intermittent leave to avoid discipline for poor attendance or by requesting leave for reasons not covered by the FMLA.Given the complexities of the FMLA, employers often fall prey to dishonest employees who take advantage of their FMLA rights by seeking intermittent leave to avoid discipline for poor attendance or by requesting leave for reasons not covered by the FMLA.

Social Media & Employee Privacy
Law Bulletin's 2010 Annual Employment Law Conference - Chicago, IL
September 16, 2010
Jeff Nowak serves on the panel discussing "Social Media & Employee Privacy" at the Law Bulletin's 2010 Annual Employment Law Conference.

Hot Employment Topics on the Supreme Court Docket
Society of Human Resource Professionals - Chicago, IL
August 11, 2010
Jeff Nowak presents at "Hot Employment Topics on the Supreme Court Docket, " a seminar sponsored by the Society of Human Resource Professionals (SHRP). Jeff will highlight the TItle VII and FLSA Retaliation cases on the Supreme Court's 2010-2011 docket and provide guidance for employers in avoiding retaliation claims in their workplace.

Top Mistakes Employers Make When Compensating Their Employees
Society of Human Resource Management - Oakbrook Terrace, IL
August 2, 2010
Jeff Nowak presents "Top Mistakes Employers Make When Compensating Their Employees" for the Illinois State Council for the Society of Human Resource Management (ISC-SHRM) 11th Annual Conference.

Obama + 1: A Review of Important Employment Law Changes During The First Year of the Obama Administration
Labor & Employment Relations Association - Chicago, IL
May 20, 2010
Jeff Nowak presents significant changes in employment law during the first year of the Obama Administration, along with expected changes in the near future.

Top Mistakes Employers Make When Administering FMLA Leave
Northwest Personnel Administrators - Oak Park, IL
May 14, 2010
Jeff Nowak presents "Top Mistakes Employers Make When Administering FMLA Leave," for Northwest Personnel Administrators' annual meeting.

EEOC and DOL Priorities in 2010: How Do Employers Avoid Being Placed Under the Microscope?
Illinois State Council of SHRM and Central Illinois SHRM 2010 Legislative Conference - Springfield, IL
April 20, 2010
Jeff Nowak presents "EEOC and DOL Priorities in 2010: How Do Employers Avoid Being Placed Under the Microscope?" at the ISC-SHRM & CIC-SHRM 2010 Legislative Conference.

Critical Issues in the Hiring Process
Society of Human Resource Professionals
March 10, 2010
Jeff Nowak, a Partner at Franczek Radelet, serves on a panel presentation to a local Society of Human Resource Professionals chapter regarding "Critical Issues in the Hiring Process."

Labor and Employment Legislative Agenda Under the Obama Administration
University of Illinois, School of Labor and Employment Relations - Champaign, IL
November 5, 2009
Jeff Nowak presents to the University of Illinois, School of Labor and Employment Relations on President Obama's Labor and Employment Agenda and current hot-button issues on the legislative agenda in 2009 and 2010.

FMLA and VESSA Updates
Law Bulletin Publishing Company - Chicago, IL
September 30, 2009
Firm partner Jeff Nowak provides an update on the FMLA and VESSA in an annual employment law conference sponsored by the Law Bulletin.

Identifying Important Legal Issues When An Employee Requests a Leave of Absence
Society of Human Resources Professionals (Chicago Chapter) - Chicago, IL
August 12, 2009
Firm partner Jeff Nowak leads a discussion along with other HR professionals about employers' obligations under various federal and state laws when addressing employee leave of absence issues.

Labor and Employment Legislation Impacting Federal Construction under the New Administration
American Bar Association - Chicago, IL
August 3, 2009
Firm partner Jeff Nowak presents at the ABA's 2009 annual meeting, speaking on the topic "Labor and Employment Legislation Impacting Federal Construction under the New Administration."

Change: President Obama's Labor & Employment Initiatives
Society for Human Resource Management - DeKalb, IL
July 23, 2009
Firm partner Jeff Nowak speaks at the Illinois State Council of the Society for Human Resource Management's 10th Annual Conference and Exposition, "Building Bridges to Success," at Northern Illinois University. Mr. Nowak speaks on the topic "Change: President Obama's Labor & Employment Initiatives."

Common Problems Under The New FMLA Rules
Franczek Radelet Webinar
June 24, 2009
It is apparent that employers continue to grapple with many of the same problems they faced before changes to the FMLA rules, as well as new issues that these changes have introduced. Building upon our December 2008 webinar, we apply these new FMLA regulations to some of the most common problems that employers encounter and use real-life situations to offer practical guidance for meeting obligations under the FMLA.

Leading Your Organization Through a Recession
Society of Human Resources Professionals (Chicago Chapter) - National-Louis University, 122 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL
April 8, 2009
Jeff Nowak will speak on the legal issues HR professionals face when making layoffs and implementing change in their organization or company.

FMLA Changes Taking Effect
Chicago, IL
January 14, 2009
Jeff Nowak will present to the CBA's Labor and Employment Committee regarding the changes to the newly-released FMLA regulations, which become effective January 16, 2009.

The New FMLA Rules: What Employers Need To Know Before January 16, 2009
Franczek Radelet Webinar
December 17, 2008
On November 17, 2008, the U.S. Department of Labor published its long-awaited final regulations interpreting the Family and Medical Leave Act. The new rules are effective beginning January 16, 2009. The first substantial changes to the regulations since the FMLA became law 15 years ago, the new rules will require employers to significantly change the way they administer FMLA leave.

Family and Medical Leave Act in Illinois
Lorman Education Services - Chicago, IL
November 12, 2008

Employment Law Update-Will Grundy County HR Association
July 23, 2008

Hot Legal Topics in Human Resources-University of Illinois, School of Labor and Employment Relations
May 9, 2008

FMLA: New Regulations and Best Practices
CBA Labor & Employment Committee
April 24, 2008
Jeff Nowak presents "FMLA: New Regulations and Best Practices" at the CBA Labor & Employment Committee meeting.

Are Women Really Welcome in the Workplace?
Chicago, IL
January 29, 2008

How to Advocate for or Manage a Worker with an Ongoing Medical Condition: ADA, FMLA and Workers' Compensation Concerns
November 28, 2007