Effingham, IL – February 19, 2024, The Effingham County Chamber reminds the community about the upcoming 2024 Legal Updates for Employers Seminar, scheduled to take place on Thursday, February 22nd from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The seminar will be held at the Fairfield Inn & Suites, situated in the heart of Effingham, Illinois.

This half-day seminar is specifically designed to equip Illinois employers with vital information concerning the constantly evolving landscape of leave issues. With significant changes on the horizon, including the implementation of the Paid Leave for All Workers Act affecting ALL Illinois employers, this seminar promises to be an essential resource for businesses of all sizes and industries.

Attendees will have the opportunity to:

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the Paid Leave for All Workers Act and its potential implications in conjunction with other leave laws.
  • Navigate the complexities of FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act) administration, addressing common challenges and best practices for managing employees on FMLA leave.
  • Explore the intersection between FMLA leave and other relevant laws, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), to ensure compliance and mitigate risks.
  • Receive invaluable insights into the administration of various government-mandated leave laws, tailored to the unique needs and challenges faced by private employers.
  • Understand how an employer’s voluntary leave policies and benefits can impact FMLA leave and overall workforce management strategies.

The seminar will be presented by Scott Cruz, Officer at Greensfelder, based in Chicago. With his expertise and industry knowledge, Cruz will provide attendees with actionable insights and practical strategies for navigating the complexities of leave laws in the workplace.

Stay ahead of the curve and ensure compliance with the latest legal developments by registering for this seminar at EffinghamCountyChamber.com, or contacting the Chamber office at (217) 342-4147. The cost to attend is $30 for Chamber members and $40 for non-members.


About the Effingham County Chamber
Since its establishment in 1917, the Effingham County Chamber has emerged as the foremost advocate and supporter of local businesses. With a commitment to fostering growth and prosperity, the Chamber offers leadership opportunities, volunteer programs, and business-building initiatives tailored to the vital needs of Effingham County enterprises. By harnessing the collective support, talent, and resources of its members, the Effingham County Chamber leads the way in driving business success and fostering community growth.

Media Contact: Nicole Morrison
Phone: (217) 347-6282
Email: nmorrison@effinghamcountychamber.com