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Upcoming Events

Complimentary Webinar: "Six Ways Your Managers are Causing FMLA & ADA Lawsuits, and How to Train Them to Stop"
December 12, 2018
Over the past year alone, employers have been forced to defend FMLA and ADA lawsuits due simply to an inappropriate comment from a manager after an employee requests time off or an accommodation in the workplace. A snide comment about an employee in an email . . . discussing an employee's medical condition with others in a meeting . . . telling an employee that the Company "can't afford" for him to take time off. Despite an employer's best policies (and intentions), all it takes is a new or untrained manager to cause an FMLA or ADA-related lawsuit.

Past Events

Webinar: Year-End Update
December 10, 2018
Join Franczek Radelet on December 10 at 10 a.m. as we continue our monthly webinar series covering pressing matters facing school districts. This month's webinar will provide a year-end update on current events and hot topics in education, including Governor-Elect Pritzker's education agenda, the recently proposed Title IX regulations, and school safety issues.

Webinar: Property Tax FAQs
November 27, 2018
This month's webinar focused on commonly asked questions and key facts that all administrators and board members should know about the single largest source of education funding in Illinois.

Jennifer Smith and Brian Crowley to Present at Triple I
November 16, 2018
Jennifer Smith presented “Legal and Administrative Perspectives: Transgender Students” at the Joint Annual Conference of IASB/IASA/Illinois ASBO on November 17. Her presentation focused on legally-compliant, supportive practices for transgender students to ensure all students are safe and learning at school. Brian Crowley spoke on November 16 to new Board presidents and board members regarding the OMA and FOIA.

Webinar: Title IX Update: Practical Guidance for Administrators
October 23, 2018
This webinar discussed the DOE’s anticipated proposed regulations addressing schools’ responses to sexual harassment and what school administrators need to know to comply with Title IX’s current regulations and prepare for potential changes.

Webinar: Homeless Student Issues
September 18, 2018
Join Franczek Radelet attorneys Amy Dickerson and Jennifer Smith on September 18 at 10 a.m. as they continue our monthly webinar series covering pressing matters facing school districts. This month Amy and Jennifer will discuss homeless student issues.