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Don’t Sugarcoat It: Effective Employee Performance Management 10/26 HR
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Don’t Sugarcoat It: Effective Employee Performance Management 10/26 HR

October 26, 2023 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

$67.00 – $97.00
HR Don't Sugarcoat It Oct 26 WEB

Thursday, October 26, 2023  |  11:30AM – 1:00PM  |  Lunch provided
Learn about effective management of employee performance issues to mitigate the risk of employment law claims. This presentation will address appropriate and necessary communication and documentation to support disciplinary actions. Explore common mistakes and how to avoid making them when dealing with problem employees and include scenarios and perspectives from both employee & managers.

This workshop is designed for C-Suite, leadership and management.

Kristina H. Vaquera, Managing Principal and Office Litigation Manager, Jackson Lewis P.C. – Kristina H. Vaquera is the office managing principal and office litigation manager of the Norfolk, Virginia, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses exclusively on labor and employment counseling and litigation. Kristina represents employers in federal and state court lawsuits and agency investigations and charges covering a wide range of statutes and subjects, including anti-discrimination and civil rights laws, wrongful termination claims, disability accommodation and access, wage and hour laws, covenants not to compete, leave of absence claims, negligent hire/retention, and breaches of fiduciary duty and contract, as well as traditional labor issues, including bargaining and negotiations. Kristina has litigated class and collective actions, including FLSA, FCRA, and discrimination class actions. She also represents clients in grievances, mediations, arbitrations, and charges before various national and state entities.

Milena Radovic, Associate, Jackson Lewis P.C. – Milena Radovic is an associate in the Norfolk, Virginia, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses exclusively on workplace law, including employment litigation, workplace training, and preventative client counseling. Milena defends employers against claims brought under Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, FLSA, and tort claims, including assault and battery, intentional infliction of emotional distress, negligent hire and retention, and wrongful discharge, in both federal and state courts, in arbitrations as well as before federal, state, and local administrative agencies. Milena also provides clients with employee handbook review and training on a wide variety of employment topics. Milena also frequently presents on employment law related topics to local organizations and associations. Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Milena was a prosecutor in the Office of the Norfolk Commonwealth’s Attorney. She now uses her prosecution experience to defend management charged with criminal offenses stemming from workplaces incidents.

5505 Robin Hood Road, Norfolk, VA 23513
*Attendee parking in the back of the building. Enter through Door #21*

Members $67
Non-members $97
Includes lunch

Substitutions are welcome at any time if the originally registered individual(s) can no longer attend. Please note that a reservation constitutes a financial commitment unless cancellations are made 48 hours in advance.

Contact Jamie Carrow


October 26, 2023
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$67.00 – $97.00
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ABC-VA Hampton Roads Training Facility
ABC-VA Hampton Roads Training Facility
5505 Robin Hood Road, Norfolk, VA 23513 United States
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