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August 2017 Membership Meeting - Pregnancy in the Work Place

August 17, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
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Armstrong Teasdale
7700 Forsyth Blvd., Suite 1800
Clayton, MO 63105


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  • Registration deadline is Thursday, August 10, 2017 at midnight.  No exceptions since final count is due at that time.
  • LIMITED CAPACITY: 70 registrants.
  • Registrations are required for all attendees.  
  • No refunds after the registration deadline.


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Lunch: Guido's Pizzeria and Tapas

Featured Speaker: Jessica Liss

Jessica L. Liss is Office Managing Principal of the St. Louis, Missouri office of Jackson Lewis, P.C. Ms. Liss has been based in St. Louis her entire career and has extensive experience litigating all forms of employment and civil right matters.

As a trial lawyer, Ms. Liss has been representing employers at the trial and appellate level in state and federal courts. She has appeared before administrative judges and numerous state and federal agencies. Ms. Liss has conducted many jury trials through verdict, and participated in administrative hearings before various boards and tribunals.

Ms. Liss also provides on-going legal support and counsel on a daily basis for many of her clients. She routinely provides training to managers, supervisors and staff in all areas of employment law, including, but not limited to, supervisor training, sexual and racial harassment prevention, disciplinary practice, documentation policies, safety and disability management. Ms. Liss counsels clients on a variety of employment practices, handbooks and policies. She represents employers in prosecuting and defending claims of unlawful competition and solicitation. Ms. Liss also represents numerous public entities and public officials in employment matters.

Ms. Liss is a frequent speaker on employment matters and litigation avoidance and is also the appointed City Attorney for a local municipality.

Pregnancy in the Workplace


  1.  Can an employer refuse to hire pregnant woman?
  2.  Can you get fired for being pregnant?
  3.  Can you fire an employee who is pregnant?
  4.  Can an employer ask you if you are pregnant?
  5.  Should a pregnant women be forced to choose between her health and her economic security?
  6.  Does being pregnant mean you can’t continue to make valuable contributions to the business.



$0.00 Member - FREE

$30.00 Non Member