Community Benefits 101
TLP and the Community Renewal Society will hold a free “CBA 101” training for community organizations on the practical steps it takes to put a Community Benefits Agreement in place. The how-to training will be on Monday, December 12 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at Old St. Pat’s Church, 700 W. Adams. Our speakers will be Jawanza Malone of the Kenwood Oakland Community Organization (KOCO) and Gavin Kearney of the Shriver Center on Poverty Law.
Jawanza Malone, now Executive Director of KOCO, was one of the lead organizers involved in securing the CBA attached to the Chicago Olympic bid; KOCO is also one of the lead organizations in the current Obama Library CBA campaign. Attorney Gavin Kearney is currently Director of the Shriver Center’s Legal Impact Network and previously worked for New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, where he represented CBA coalitions.
New Overtime Regulations - What You Need to Know
TLP is co-hosting a videocast webinar, The New Overtime Regulations: What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know on Wednesday November 9, 2016, 11:30am to 2:30pm. This videocast will review what the new overtime regulations provide and how they will impact your organization; the difference between exempt and non-exempt employees; what counts as work hours for purposes of the regulations; how to determine a salaried employee’s rate of pay; what steps your organization should be taking to get ready for December 1; and how these changes will impact your responsibilities under other federal laws.
Employer Hotline November 17
Are you an employer? Do you have questions about employment law? Get free legal advice on Thursday, November 17 with a 30-minute appointment with legal counsel from the law firm of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. If you're not sure whether the hotline is right for you, contact Jody Adler at firstname.lastname@example.org to get more information.
Emerging Nonprofit Certificate Training Program
The next Emerging Nonprofit Certificate of Training program will be offered November 30, December 7 and December 14 in the evenings. The program is for nonprofit founders who are interested in or are in the process of forming a new nonprofit organization. Sessions cover funding a new nonprofit, nonprofit board basics, developing a business plan and budget for a new organization, and the legal steps to create a charity.
Neighborhood Small Business Legal Clinic
Come learn about Corporate Structures (C Corp, S Corp, LLC), Working with Employees or Independent Contractors, and What to Know Before Signing a Contract at our Neighborhood Small Business Legal Clinic, Thursday December 8 from 8:30am to 11:30am at Albany Park Chamber of Commerce, 3403 W. Lawrence Avenue in Chicago. The Law Project, Uptown United & Business Partners, the Chamber for Uptown, Communities United (formerly Albany Park Neighborhood Council), and Albany Park Chamber of Commerce/North River Commission are hosting the clinic.