HR professionals are required to work with challenging employees on a daily basis. This presentation will provide an overview of some common types of difficult, or “nightmare", employees and disruptive workplace behaviors that provide risk to your organization, then provide you with practical solutions to address these employees and behaviors.
• Practical advice regarding how to identify workplace behaviors that are problematic and/or create risk for your organization.
• Practical advice for effectively managing common problematic behaviors.
• Practical advice for addressing and mitigating risk created by problematic workplace behaviors and/or employees.
Julia Arnold is an attorney in Littler’s Milwaukee office. Julia advises and represents employers in a broad range of employment law matters arising under federal and state law. She defends management in administrative charges and employment litigation before the state and federal courts, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Wisconsin Equal Rights Division, and the Madison Equal Opportunities Commission. She has handled appeals to the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Wisconsin Courts, and the Wisconsin Labor and Industry Review Commission. In addition, Julia provides human resources counseling on policies and procedures, performance management, hiring and investigations.
Jennifer Ciralsky is a shareholder with Littler’s Milwaukee office. Ms. Ciralsky counsels employers on numerous areas of employment law, including leaves of absence and accommodation issues, wage and hour compliance, conducting workplace investigations, implementing employment policies, and complying with other state and federal employment laws. Ms. Ciralsky’s practice also focuses on representing employers in employment litigation in federal and state courts and agencies, including claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, as well as claims under the FMLA and FLSA, including wage and hour collective and class actions. Ms. Ciralsky has represented employers in a broad range of industries, including media, hospitality, retail, manufacturing, healthcare, and education, as well as non-profit organizations. Ms. Ciralsky received a law degree and MBA from Georgetown University.