Important ELC Committee Meetings this Summer
Our Unemployment Insurance Committee is meeting on August 2nd with Illinois Department of Employment Security Director Jay Rowell and his staff to discuss and review various administrative issues, including implementation of the new monthly wage reporting requirements that go into effect on January 1, 2013.
On September 5th, the Workers’ Compensation Committee will meet in Springfield in conjunction with the Illinois Chamber PAC Annual Golf Outing at the Rail Golf Course. The Committee will review the WC Working Group’s recommendations at that time.
Ted Phlegar, Senior Counselor with the Workforce Freedom Initiatives of the U.S Chamber of Commerce will be our guest at the September 13th meeting of the Employment Law & Litigation Committee. From ambush elections to social media, and micro unions to cyber card check, the USDOL, NLRB and other federal agencies are attempting an end run around Congress to do organized labor’s bidding at the expense of small businesses and job creators, Mr. Phlegar will provide insight and an update on the latest labor issues at the federal level. Our meeting host is SmithAmundsen law firm in Chicago.