2020 GRHRA Legislative Event from Pappas Wright, P.C.

(Virtual Event)



When: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST) 

Presenters: Matt Pappas, Pappas Wright, P.C. Principal;

Jeff Wright, Pappas Wright, P.C. Partner;

Allison Wright, Pappas & Wright, P.C. Partner;

Chris Henson, Pappas & Wright, P.C. Partner


Cost: $50 for GRHRA Members | $75 for Guests | $15 for Students


Join us for our 1/2 day Legislative event on Tuesday, November 24. During our time together, the Pappas Wright, P.C. firm will cover crucial employment law areas that have impacted our country as well as topics that have updates to be aware of in the upcoming year.  See the event schedule below:

Agenda for 2020 GRHRA Legislative Event:

(Note: Each portion of the agenda has been slotted for 25-30 minutes)

1.  Federal & State Legal Update, including federal/state updates, wage and hour, NLRB and labor law updates 


2. COVID-19 Compliance Update, including best practices to mitigate risk, implementing FFCRA leave and obtaining employer reimbursement, handling positives in the workplace and more 


3. ADA/FMLA Update, including what Iowa/Illinois state courts and our federal courts are saying in 2020 decisions, updates on “reasonable accommodations” and issues presented by the global pandemic 


4. Discrimination and Harassment Update


5. Navigating EPLI Coverage & Knowing Your Rights as an Employer-Client


6. Election Implications on HR – reading the tea leaves of the election and its effect on HR.


7. Pappas Wright Roundtable – Ask the Attorneys! 



Recertification credits

***This program has been approved for 3 hours of continuing education credit through SHRM***


About the Presenters:

Pappas Wright, P.C. practice areas include management employment, traditional labor, education, and municipal law. The Firm attorneys work closely with clients to ensure policies and procedures are compliant with federal, state and local law while addressing the particular goals and objectives of the business. Its attorneys practice throughout the country with an emphasis on its Illinois and Iowa clients. Pappas Wright represents clients in all facets of the employer-employee relationship having extensive understanding of the various workplace issues that arise on a day-to-day basis and successfully litigating matters.


Pappas Wright has sustained a strong presence in the business and legal community, bringing a

focused practice on management labor and employment matters to clients. The Firm is proud to work closely with GRHRA through having attorneys serve GRHRA for over 25 years.

A BIG thanks to our sponsors for this event,










9:00AM - 12:00PM Tue 24 Nov 2020 ( Timezone: Central )



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Look Who's Coming:

Lea Dies
  McCarthy-Bush Corporation
Stacey Cary
Jessica Eaton
  North Risk Partners
Hilary Spengler
Dawn Meier
Teresa Hutchinson
Michelle Harrell
Doug Petersma
Kathy Sidlinger
  SENB Bank
Holli Ebizo
  Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency
Lori Bassow
  Sterilite Corporation
Amy Goodwin
  YMCA of the Iowa Mississippi Valley
Morgan Dunn
  IH Mississippi Valley Credit Union
Laura Flanagan
  Management Resource Group
Sarah Wallace
Sara Ryan
  McLaughlin Body Company
Patti Kenyon
Laura Soderstrom
Brandon Maeglin
  City of Geneseo
Ali Grise
Leonna Ellis
Shelly Chapman
Kristen Ryan
  SAL Family and Community Services
Jennifer Radosevich
Aaron Van Lauwe
  Group O
Alison Fleming
  City of Moline
Kimberly Fox
Meg Pfoutz
  HC Duke & Son
Tracy Schwind
  Northwest Bank & Trust Company
Caylie Cherry
  Burlington Trailways
Janice Dolan
Kelly Carnes
  RIA Federal Credit Union
Jennifer Palar
Sherri Zaehringer
Kelli Ruggeberg
Rachel Gustafson
Matt Rednour
  Ware Group General Agencies
David Ellerments
  St. Ambrose University
Courtney Gunn
  St. Ambrose University
Amy Thorpe
  St. Ambrose University
Tristin Rieger
  St. Ambrose University
Mia Pranckus
  St. Ambrose University
Timothy Owens
  St. Ambrose University
Breanna Neeld
  St. Ambrose University
Paige Carter
  St. Ambrose University
Raymond Bouye, III
  St. Ambrose University
Collin Berry
  St. Ambrose University
Ann Jackson
Lindsey Uttech
Mary Jones
  Management Resource Group, Ltd.
Liz McCredden
  Allied Valve
Rachel Ricketts
Rhonda Harksen
  Stanley Consultants, Inc
Lena Holland
Janel Boelens
  Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center
Cheryl Riley-Hayles
Joanna Miller
Drue Curry
... a total of 61 guests.
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