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    February Program: Termination legal “Watch-Outs”

    Date: February 21, 2019, 11:30am – 1:30pm
    Organizer:
    Siouxland SHRM
    Location:
    Room 126 of The College Center, 1000 College Way, South Sioux City, NE

    (Lunch served at 11:30 a.m., chapter business conducted during the meal, and program presentation starts at 12:00 p.m.)
    Price:
    Free to members; $20 for nonmembers
    Event Type:
    Speaker
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    Topic: Termination legal “Watch-Outs” ; what every company should know regarding:
    • At-will employment
    • Employment contracts
    • Severance agreements
    • Confidentiality agreements
    • Non-compete
    • Wrongful termination cases and settlements

    Speaker: Sarah K. Kleber, Heidman Law Firm; Partner

    Sarah Kleber’s general practice includes advising and representing employers on employment issues and workers’ compensation matters in administrative and state courts. Sarah’s practice also includes advising cities and local governments on municipal law and administrative matters. Sarah’s past experience includes representing individuals and employers in federal and state employment litigation. Sarah has lectured on case law developments in workers’ compensation law, litigation and claims handling of employment discrimination and workers’ compensation matters, termination issues, as well as the interaction of employment law with workers’ compensation.

    Practice Areas
    Employment Law
    Municipal Law
    Workers' Compensation
    Admissions
    Iowa
    Nebraska
    South Dakota
    Education
    Washington and Lee University, Juris Doctor 1998
    Drake University, Bachelor of Arts 1995
    Professional Organizations
    Iowa Workers Compensation Advisory Committee – former President
    Iowa State Bar Association – former Workers’ Compensation Section Council and Law PAC Committee
    Nebraska State Bar Association
    South Dakota State Bar Association
    Woodbury County Bar Association – former Membership Chair Iowa Association of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers, Inc. – member, former Board of Governors
    Iowa Municipal Attorneys Association
    Iowa Self-Insurers Association
    Iowa Workers Compensation Advisory Committee Inc. – former President
    Publications/Presentations
    Siouxland SHRM Conference, Speaker
    - “Employment Law Bootcamp: A Review of HR Basics through Real Life Questions” 2018
    - “How to Stay within the Legal Limits: Wage and Hour Laws, Diversity and Inclusion, Hiring, Firing and Discipline” 2017
    - “Fair Labor Standards Update: Exempt vs. Non-exempt and New Salary Requirements and Other Employment Law Updates” 2016
    SIMPCO Membership Seminar, Co-Speaker
    - “Municipal Code Updates – Process and Legal Obligation” 2018
    Iowa Ortho Seminar, Co-Speaker
    - “The Intersection of Employment Law and Worker’s Compensation: What you don’t know can hurt” 2016
    Iowa Workers’ Compensation Advisory Committee, Speaker
    - “Iowa Code Section 86.13(4): Lessons Learned About Penalty Claims Over the Last Five Years” 2015 Co-author, “Offers to Confess Judgment: An Important Tactical Tool for Defense Counsel”, Defense Update (2000)
     

    Credits: 1.5 HRCI Continuing Education Units and 1.5 SHRM Professional Development Credits applied for

    Please RSVP by Friday, February 15, 2019 at https://siouxland.shrm.org/forms/rsvp.