Time: 7:30-8:00 am arrival, coffee, networking, SHRM updates; 8:00-9:00 am program
Topic: Demystifying Wisconsin Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Description: Discussion of legal issues governing Wisconsin Unemployment Insurance law, including eligibility criteria; factors used by UI staff, LIRC, and the courts to define “misconduct” and “substantial fault” and the legal standard to determine disqualification for benefits; worker misclassification: overview of the tests in the Unemployment Insurance law that are used to determine if workers are employees or independent contractors; and next steps if an employee files an appeal.
Speaker: Dean F. Kelley, Attorney, Ogletree Deakins
Dean exclusively represents employers in matters relating to OSHA and other health and safety laws; the full range of state and federal employment laws including relating to discrimination, unemployment compensation, retaliation, hostile work environment harassment, interference and wrongful discharge claims under state and federal laws; wage and hour compliance and litigation defense; independent contractor relationships and agreements; employment contracts; restrictive covenants including non-compete, confidentiality, non-solicitation and invention assignment agreements.
Location: National Business Furniture (770 S 70th St, West Allis, WI 53214)