Rise & Learn

Join attorneys from Kastner Westman & Wilkins in small-group interactive training sessions, specifically designed for human resource and legal professionals. Together, participants will tackle hot button and advanced workplace issues and challenges, and address practical HR solutions. The Rise & Learn Sessions will be held the second Thursday of each month. Prior registration is required and seating is limited.

These programs have been pre-approved for 2.00 SHRM and HRCI credit hours.

KWW Employment Law Briefing
Sessions labeled as “Employment Law Briefings” are designed to dive deep into a specific issue of relevance to human resource and legal professionals. These briefings will help attendees keep up with the fast pace of changes to the laws and regulations impacting their workforce.

KWW HR Workshop
In an “HR Workshop” format, the participants examine a specific human resources topic through practical, relevant discussion. Attendees are encouraged to bring their policies and real world challenges to use as case studies in the discussion.

Current Schedule
Click on the programs below to learn more about/register for our upcoming Rise & Learn sessions.

12/10/2020  |  How to Make the Best Hiring Decisions in a Challenging Recruitment Environment: Principles of employee selection including interviewing, background screening and social media »

1/14/2021  |  How to Develop and Sustain Meaningful Diversity and Incusion Initiatives within Your Organization (postponed from April 2020) »

2/11/2021  |  Advanced Discussion of Reasonable Accommodations under the ADA and Potential Interplay with the FMLA »

3/11/2021  |  Challenging Corrective Action and Progressive Discipline Issues including case studies of scenarios »

4/8/2021  |  Understanding Unconscious Bias and Its Effects in the Workplace »

5/13/2021  |  Considerations in Developing Meaningful Policies, Procedures, and Employee Handbooks to Align Company Culture with Expected Conduct »

9/9/2021  |  Case Law Update on Interesting and Impactful Employment and Labor Law Developments »

10/14/2021  |  Professionalism in the Workplace: Update on Harassment, Bullying and Social Media Conduct »

11/11/2021  |  Conducting an HR Audit: What You Must Know »

12/9/2021  |  Conducting Effective Workplace Investigations »


Contact Information

Kastner Westman & Wilkins, LLC
3550 West Market Street, Suite 100
Akron, Ohio 44333
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330.867.9998 (t)
330.867.3786 (f)

Contact Lori Morrison for more information



KWW is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.


The use of this seal is not an endorsement of the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the activity. It means that the activity has met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.