Worker's Compensation Penalties: How Businesses Can Protect Themselves by Melissa Kirschner of Crivello, Nichols & Hall, S.C./strong> In this session, Melissa brought two decades of experience representing employers and insurers through litigation and experience counseling employers on how to implement strategies to avoid or reduce future worker’s compensation claims. This session covered topics such as, what work comp penalties business/employers need to be aware of, how to avoid these penalties, and what to do if a claim is made against you.
Regulating Employee Social and Political Expression at Work by Jerilyn Jacob of Crivello, Nichols & Hall, S.C. For the past 20 years, Jerilyn Jacob has represented employers against claims of discrimination, harassment, First Amendment retaliation, and wrongful termination in federal and state court. With that experience she introduced questions employers are regularly having to face in this session. Questions such as, "How much can – and should – employers regulate social and political messaging in the workplace?" and more.