september 2021

wed08sep9:00 am10:30 amMoved OnlineHR Boot Camp: Best Practices for Beginning and Ending the Employment RelationshipPart 1 of 59:00 am - 10:30 am Webinar Event Organized By: ABC of Wisconsin

Event Details

The employment relationship is heavily regulated. Numerous laws apply, from the beginning of the hiring process to post-termination. This session will explain the major legal issues that apply at different stages and provide practical tips on how to avoid problems. The topics covered will include: job descriptions, applications, background checks, interviewing, offers of employment, accommodating disabilities, leaves of absence, alternatives to termination, the seven questions, termination, post-termination considerations, discrimination, retaliation and harassment. After attending this seminar, you will have a better understanding of how to make effective decisions when beginning and ending the employment relationship while minimizing legal risks.

About the Human Resources Boot Camp Series
ABC of Wisconsin is offering a five-part boot camp series on human resources fundamentals through Zoom for our members this fall. The sessions, presented by ABC of Wisconsin member firms, will run weekly from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. beginning Sept. 8. Attendees can register for any of the sessions for $25 each or all five for $100. For details on all sessions and to register, visit

Speakers for this event

  • Mark Johnson

    Mark Johnson

    Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

    Mark A. Johnson has a wide range of experience representing businesses in matters involving labor and employment law. Mark has represented employers in hundreds of cases in federal and state courts and before federal and state administrative agencies in Wisconsin and throughout the country. His practice also includes advising employers on how to avoid litigation. Mark is a frequent speaker on topics related to litigation and labor and employment law. Mark has extensive experience defending employers against claims of employment discrimination and retaliation under federal and state law. He has also represented clients in ERISA litigation in courts throughout the country. Mark regularly counsels employers and tries cases involving covenants not to compete and non-disclosure agreements. Areas of focus include wage and hour, hiring and discharge, arrest and conviction record, employment contracts, covenants not to compete, downsizing, fiduciary duty of loyalty, non-disclosure agreements, employee handbooks, harassment claims and investigations, retaliation, union organizing, unfair labor practices and arbitration. Mark is admitted to practice in Wisconsin and before numerous courts, including the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

    Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.


(Wednesday) 9:00 am - 10:30 am




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