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60-minute live streaming program
  • December 6
  • 1:00 - 2:00 pm EST

Noncompete Agreements in Illinois

December 6

Learn how to protect your company from liability if it hires an employee who is subject to a restrictive covenant.

This topic will provide the information you need to prepare and enforce restrictive covenant agreements with your company’s employees. A thorough review of Illinois’ new noncompete legislation that goes into effect on January 1, 2022, will also be provided. There will also be an overview of other information you should know to maximize the protection of your customer relationships and customer information.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to discuss income thresholds.
  • You will be able to review the new pro-employee attorney’s fees provisions.
  • You will be able to decide whether or not to hire an employee who is subject to a restrictive covenant.
  • You will be able to explain litigation options for enforcing restrictive covenants, including emergency lawsuits for injunctive relief.

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Agenda

Income Thresholds

Pre-Signing Review Requirements

New Pro-Employee Attorney’s Fees Provisions

Statutory Definitions of Consideration

Statutory Definitions of Protectable Interest

Pointers for Drafting Restrictive Covenants

Steps to Take to Protect Your Company’s Confidential and Proprietary Information

Deciding Whether to Hire an Employee Who Is Subject to a Restrictive Covenant

How to Insulate the Company From Liability If It Hires an Employee Who Is Subject to a Restrictive Covenant

What to Do When an Employee Resigns and Engages in Conduct That Violates a Restrictive Covenant

An Explanation of Litigation Options for Enforcing Restrictive Covenants, Including Emergency Lawsuits for Injunctive Relief

Litigation Hold Letters

Causes of Action That Are Available for Employees Who Are Not Party to Restrictive Covenant Agreements

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  • IL CLE 1.0
     
  • This course was approved for a total of 1.0 hours of MCLE Credit by the Illinois MCLE Board.
     
  • WI CLE 1.0
     
  • This program has been approved by the Board of Bar Examiners for 1.0 hours for use toward the Wisconsin Mandatory CLE requirement.
     
  • HR Certification Institute 1.0
     
  • This program has been approved for 1.0 (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR(TM), aPHRi(TM), PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi(TM) and SPHRi(TM)recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.
     
  • SHRM 1.0
     
  • Lorman Education Services is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for 1.0 PDC(s) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.
     
  • CPE 1.2 including Business Law 1.2
     
  • Lorman Education Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: www.nasbaregistry.org. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at 866-352-9539. CPE Credit: Maximum Credit Hours: 1.2 each session (based on a 50 minute credit hour). You must attend at least 50 minutes to obtain credit. Field of Study: Business Law for 1.2 hours. Prerequisite: . Level of Knowledge: Intermediate. Teaching Method: Seminar/Lecture. Advance Preparation: None. Delivery Method: Group Internet Based. Please refer to the information in this brochure for outline, course content and objectives. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of attendance. Final approval of a course for CPE credit belongs with each state's regulatory board. Please note: In order to receive CPE credit for this course you MUST use the streaming audio option, as well as enable and complete the required progress checks.
     

Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for human resource professionals, business owners and managers, benefits and payroll professionals, operations managers, presidents, vice presidents, supervisors, managers, controllers, accountants, and attorneys.

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Faculty

Jeffrey M. Glass

Jeffrey M. Glass

SmithAmundsen

  • Partner at Smith Amundsen
  • Advocate for businesses and employers throughout the Midwest
  • Practice is devoted to litigating restrictive covenant, unfair competition, and trade secret cases, including prosecuting and defending actions involving emergency injunctive relief in state and federal courts
  • Working with the firm’s labor and employment group, advises employers on compliance with state and federal employment laws; hiring, firing, and discipline issues; wage/hour disputes, and employment contracts
  • On the commercial side, represents banks, construction firms, manufacturers, and other businesses in their breach of contract, landlord-tenant, and general commercial litigation matters
  • Served as a board member of Transform Rockford, the Rockford Public Library, the Literacy Council of Rockford, and Next Rockford
  • Regularly gives speeches and webinars to the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, the Rockford Area SHRM, and various business and continuing legal education organizations
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Product ID: 409415
Published 2021
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