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Presented by the ISBA Labor & Employment Section
Join us from the comfort of your home, office, or mobile device for this live webcast that provides valuable insights into how to handle and win employment cases at the Illinois Department of Employment Security. Topics include:
  • Basic law and procedures concerning entitlement to unemployment benefits;
  • Denial of unemployment benefits for intentional misconduct and constructive voluntary resignations;
  • Practice tips for effective representation at hearing and at the Board of Review.
Aaron B. Maduff, Maduff & Maduff, LLC, Chicago
Cathy A. Pilkington, Law Offices of Cathy A. Pilkington, Chicago
Aaron B. Maduff, Maduff & Maduff, LLC, Chicago
Program Information
Date Presented:
June 17, 2014 1:00 PM Central
1 hour, 30 minutes
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Handling and Winning Cases at the Illinois Department of Employment Security
Basic Steps of Representation, Practice, and Pointers

This segment examines the substantive law and procedures concerning entitlement to unemployment benefits and the basic steps in representing clients before the Illinois Department of Employment Security - rom the initial claims adjudication, preparing your case for hearing, and appeal to the Board of Review. The time-sensitive, jurisdictional nature of administrative law is emphasized, as well as practice pointers for moving through the process efficiently.

Making the Case: Intentional Misconduct, Constructive Voluntary Resignations and Constructive Discharge

This presentation discusses considerations in making the case for denial of unemployment benefits for intentional misconduct and asserting constructive voluntary resignations, including the applicable statutory provisions, administrative regulations and pertinent caselaw. The relationship of constructive discharge claims is also discussed, and practice pointers are offered.

Panel Discussion: Hot Topics in Today's Unemployment Benefits Cases

Don't miss this panel discussion in which the moderator interviews the presenters concerning today's top issues in unemployment benefits cases, along with suggested guidance on the best approaches to various arguments, coordinating the unemployment benefits case with other pending litigation, the need for consistent positions and other issues. Practice pointers are provided and audience questions are answered.

Speaker Information
Aaron B. Maduff   [ view bio ]
Cathy A. Pilkington   [ view bio ]
Donald Rothschild   [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 1.50
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