september 2022

thu08sep9:00 am10:30 amHR Boot Camp: Tips for Reducing the Risk in Employee Terminations9:00 am - 10:30 am Webinar Event Organized By: ABC of Wisconsin

Event Details

The easiest lawsuit to defend is the lawsuit that is never filed. This webinar will discuss best practices before and during employment terminations, and will give you the knowledge to manager employee terminations while reducing the risk of potential litigation. Topics will include: the questions you should ask before discharge, good and bad evidence of the reason to terminate, the termination meeting, the effects of not firing a problem employee, and post-employment issues. If you must make the decision or provide final input into a termination decision, this session will provide you with valuable information to eliminate the fear of firing when it is appropriate and to handle terminations lawfully and effectively.

About the Human Resources Boot Camp Series
ABC of Wisconsin is pleased to offer 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 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. beginning September 1, 2022. Attendees can register for any of the sessions for $50 each or all five for $200 using the form below. For details on all sessions and to register, visit HR Boot Camp Registration.

Speakers for this event

  • Mark Johnson

    Mark Johnson

    Ogletree Deakins

    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


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




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