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What Iowa Employers Need to Know About Unemployment Insurance Appeals Processes
Wednesday, September 21, 2017
Registration & Lunch: 11:30 a.m.
Presentation: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.


NICC Town Clock
Business Center, Room 106A
680 Main Street
Dubuque, IA 52001

Cost: $29/person
Space is limited so reserve a space today!
It’s hard to be over-prepared for unemployment insurance (UI) hearings. Join two officials from the Iowa Workforce Development UI division to learn what to expect before and during a hearing with an administrative law judge (ALJ), including prehearing processes, the hearing notice, and appeals before the Employment Appeal Board and beyond. They will offer tips, define stages of the hearing process, and share resources to find information relevant to the specific employer’s involvement in the UI claim process. Do not miss this opportunity to prepare for and defend against a claim filed against your organization.
Instructors:
Brenda Boten is a benefits bureau chief in the Unemployment Insurance Division of Iowa Workforce Development since 2009. Prior to joining IWD, Brenda was an executive at a non-profit agency. She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Northern Iowa.

Emily Chafa is a manager of the Iowa Workforce Development Unemployment Insurance Appeals Bureau. She previously served as an administrative law judge with both IWD and the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals, and as a practicing attorney. Emily earned her J.D. degree from Loyola School of Law in Chicago and is licensed to practice law in Iowa and Illinois.
To register for:
Course #55044 visit: www.nicc.edu/solutions or call 563.557.8271 ext. 380
Pre-registration is required.
Recertification Credit Hours Applied for: 2.0
Steward Supervisor Training Series 1: Grievance Handling
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
NICC Town Clock Center


Cost: $15 (DALMC Members)
$30 (Non-Members)
DALMC organizations that paid their 2017 dues by January 31st can take this class for free!
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Join FMCS Commissioner, Jim Tuecke, as he expands your skills to handling a grievance. This workshop will help labor and management representatives to develop their knowledge, skills, and confidence to promote productive and successful grievance handling. Participants will explore the purpose of contractual grievance procedures and identify best practices as well as common procedural issues that arise that can impact the ultimate resolution of the dispute.
Presenter: Commissioner Jim Tuecke
Jim Tuecke joined the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service in January of 2011. He is currently assigned to the Cedar Rapids Field Station. Prior to joining FMCS, he worked as a Business Representative for Teamsters Local 238. As a business representative, he was responsible for negotiating and servicing around 30 public sector and private sector bargaining agreements. He has a degree in criminal justice and had worked in law enforcement prior to joining the teamsters.
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Labor-Management Committee Training
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