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SRKA April Breakfast Meeting - Mental Health in the Workplace

  • Thursday, April 18, 2019
  • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
  • Fountain Banquet Hall 8505 Durand Ave, Sturtevant, WI 53177 Please use East Entrance


  • Non-members may attend this event. Price includes breakfast. Save on the price of this ticket by joining as a member to get Member pricing of $15.
  • This ticket type includes admission to the event and breakfast.
  • Meeting includes breakfast.
  • Attend this meeting for free for referring a new member!
  • Prospective members who have a sincere interest in joining SRKA may attend one meeting for free when referred by a Board Member. May not be used by current or former Members.

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Mental Health in the Workplace

We will also be collecting clothing for Dress for Success as the Fountain Hall venue is the most convenient for handling your donations.  Scroll down for details.  

Session Description: 

With the growth of mental health issues in the workplace coming to light as a result of generational shifts, a reduced stigma regarding the issue and other societal changes, human resource professionals need to ensure a full awareness of an employer’s obligations when addressing these issues in order to avoid the common and lesser-known compliance pitfalls.

We will review the better known employer obligations, including the ADA and the FMLA, but also the less-commonly stressed employer obligations such as the obligation to provide a safe workplace under OSHA and discuss how to balance what can sometimes feel like conflicting compliance obligations.

 Speaker Biography:

Laurie A. Petersen is a shareholder and Board Member with the law firm of Lindner & Marsack, S.C.  Ms. Petersen’s practice covers a broad spectrum of labor and employment matters for clients in a range of industries.

She has extensive experience litigating before various courts and federal and state agencies.   She also counsels employers on all aspects of labor and employment law and has developed numerous employee and supervisory training programs, as well as employee handbooks, for her clients. 

Ms. Petersen is on the Executive Committee of Worklaw® Network.  Ms. Petersen is a frequent lecturer on a wide array of labor and employment topics.  She has taught continuing education courses at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Outreach Programs and at Marquette University on safety and health, affirmative action and human resources management.  Ms. Petersen has held an adjunct faculty position at Marquette University Law School where she taught employment discrimination law.  She is recognized by the Wisconsin Law Journal as a 2017 Women in the Law Honoree.

This session is pending for SHRM Professional Development Credits (PDCs) and HRCI re-certification credits.  



We will be collecting clothing, accessories and purses suitable for wearing to job interviews.  Please bring your donations in to the meeting.  To learn more about the Racine YWCA, click here.   If you are unable to attend and wish to donate funds, please mail a check with ‘SRKA/Dress for Success’ in the memo to:

YWCA Dress for Success

ATTN:  Meline Grigorian

5540 Durand Ave., Suite B-296

Racine, WI  53406

Do you want to receive member pricing for this event?  

Be sure to join SRKA as a member or renew your prior membership BEFORE you register.  If you have been a member in the past and your membership has lapsed, you'll save $10 on this meeting by renewing your membership first and then registering for this event as a Member.  Please note, it may take up to 24 hours to approve your membership although it rarely takes more than a few hours.

Would you like to attend for Free?  Refer an HR friend or colleague to SRKA.  If they join and list you as a referral on their application, you will receive 2 free meetings!  We will send you a special coupon code to enter when registering for your next meeting.

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If you have any issues joining or renewing on-line, please contact Jane Kurylo at or 414-217-6700. 

Please note:  

Please note that memberships and event registrations are for individuals and are not refundable or transferable.  Please do not send a friend or colleague in your place.  We appreciate the courtesy of being notified if your plans change and you are unable to attend.  Refunds or credits will not be issued in the event of a cancellation. 

Once on-line registration closes, last minute requests to attend depend on availability.  Any approved last minute requests must be paid by credit card prior to the event.

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PO Box 085453

Racine, WI  53408

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