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Upcoming Seminars and Events with Experienced Employment Law Attorneys

How to Use Severance & Release Agreements When Firing an Employee (Teleseminar)

When: Thursday, September 12, 2019, 2-3 pm

Presented by Attorneys Nancy Joerg & Tony Caruso

If a company is planning on terminating an employee whom the company feels may be litigious or may be a high-risk termination, then the company may want the employee to sign a severance and release agreement. Giving an employee severance in exchange for the employee signing a release of all claims is a way a company can help avoid potential litigation. Join us to learn:

Questions? Contact Tammy Nelson at (630) 377-1554 or by email

What Illinois Employers Need To Know About Terminations! (Seminar)

When: Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 8 am to 12 pm

Where: Dunham Woods Riding Club, 33w333 Army Trail Rd, Wayne, IL

Presented by Attorneys Richard Wessels, Joseph Laverty, Nancy Joerg & Tony Caruso

Join Wessels Sherman attorneys Dick Wessels, Nancy Joerg, Joe Laverty and Tony Caruso for a special breakfast seminar at the historic Dunham Woods Riding Club in Wayne, Illinois. Attendees will be delighted by the charming rooms, magnificent art work and antique furnishings. Enjoy gorgeous views of the rolling countryside. Raffle prizes too!

Employers, accountants and members of company management will gain valuable information and strategies on how to fire employees and dramatically minimize the risk (and expense) of a lawsuit.

Questions? Contact Lisa Narug at (630) 377-1554 or by email at [email protected]

Employee Handbooks for Illinois Employers. What Policies to Include (and Why)!! (Teleseminar)

When: Thursday, November 7, 2019, 2-3 pm

Presented by Attorneys Nancy Joerg & Tony Caruso

Have you ever wondered if your employee handbook is really up to date and complete? Are you in the process of re-writing your handbook and you're not sure what you should, or should not, include? This teleseminar is for you and will cover:

  • The true purpose of a handbook?
  • What specific language Illinois employers should and shouldn't use?
  • Which exact policies Illinois employers should include and what to leave out?
  • How to strategically cover employee benefits?
  • What should employee handbooks say regarding pay raises and performance reviews?

Questions? Contact Tammy Nelson at (630) 377-1554 or by email