Human Resources for Small Communities

Join us for three one-hour long webinars over three days focusing on Human Resources for Small Communities.

November 9-11, 2021
10AM each day

Registration Fee:  $50.00

Tuesday, November 9, 2021                 10AM
Recruiting, presented by Elizabeth Yanke, Member Services Director, League of Wisconsin Municipalities

Wednesday, November 10, 2021         10AM
On Boarding Municipal Employees, Panel of Peers

Thursday, November 11, 2021             10AM
Municipal Employee Handbooks, presented by Lisa Bergersen, EngageHR Law

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Previous Event - March 2021 Agenda

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Managing Conflict in the Workplace
Presented by Elizabeth Yanke, MBA, Project Manager, League of Wisconsin Municipalities

This presentation will cover best practices for addressing conflict in the workplace as well as why it is important to do so. We will share a simplified how-to on coaching a coworker who brings an issue to your desk. And we will cover how to address an issue yourself using a script following the S.B.I. Model (Situation, Behavior, Impact).

Managing Conflict Presentation (PDF) 

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Legal & Practical Considerations of Workplace Documentation
Presented by Lisa Bergersen, JD, AWI-CH, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Founder, EngageHR Law

This presentation will examine the importance of documentation that employers and supervisors must maintain, with a focus on keeping the organization out of legal trouble and positioning it well in the event of a legal proceeding. Topics include:

  • Best practices for documenting performance and disciplinary situations
  • Avoiding common documentation mistakes
  • Legally-required documentation
  • Retention requirements
  • Access to personnel records

At the conclusion of the session, you will:

  • Understand the responsibilities and importance of proper personnel documentation
  • Recognize employment situations and laws that require specific documents
  • Know how to document effectively

Workplace Documentation Presentation (PDF)  

Thursday, March 18, 2021

ADA, Title I Compliance

Join us for a panel discussion with David Bailey, MsEPL, IPMA-CP, ADAC, Director of Administrative Services, City of New Berlin; Robin Jones, MPA, Director, Great Lakes ADA Center, Instructor, UI, Chicago; and Rebecca Rabatin, ADAC, ADA Coordinator, City of Milwaukee, as they clarify important terms regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act and the requirements on the municipal employer. 

ADA Presentation (PDF) 

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