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Beth Coonan to Present at Top Five for Small Business Series on Jan. 24

Beth Coonan to Present at Top Five for Small Business Series on Jan. 24

January 17, 2018

GREATER DES MOINES, IA (Jan. 17, 2018) The Greater Des Moines Partnership has announced the next presenter in its Top Five for Small Business series. Beth Coonan, Attorney at the BrownWinick Law Firm, will present on the Top Five Ways to Minimize Risk when Disciplining or Terminating an Employee. The Top Five series features presentations to inform, educate and inspire business owners in Greater Des Moines (DSM). The events focus on a variety of timely topics that affect business owners and managers including legal, human resources, information technology, marketing, accounting and other pressing issues.

Coonan’s presentation will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 24 at the Greater Des Moines Partnership, 700 Locust St., Ste. 100.

Employers often must spend valuable time managing employee discipline and discharge decisions. Coonan’s presentation will discuss best practices for creating processes that save time, setting expectations and reducing entity risk.

Coonan is a member of the BrownWinick Law Firm and serves as Chair of BrownWinick's Employment Law practice group. Coonan represents clients in the areas of employment, workers' compensation and business immigration law. She assists employers with policy development and enforcement, non-compete clauses and other restrictive covenants, business visas and compliance with immigration laws, litigation and workers' compensation strategy and trainings on drug testing, harassment and FMLA issues.
Coonan also serves as an independent investigator for harassment and other claims. She counsels clients regarding discipline and termination situations and compliance with local, state and federal employment and civil rights laws and regulations. She represents clients in proceedings in front of various courts and administrative bodies including the Iowa Civil Rights Commission and the Iowa Division of Workers' Compensation. Coonan also assists clients in dispute resolution using alternate forums and is a certified mediator.
The event is $15 to attend, which includes lunch or $10 to watch via simulcast. Click here to register.

About the Greater Des Moines Partnership

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic and community development organization that serves Greater Des Moines (DSM), Iowa. Together with 23 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,100 Regional Business Members and more than 330 Investors, The Partnership drives economic growth with one voice, one mission and as one region. Through innovation, strategic planning and global collaboration, The Partnership grows opportunity, helps create jobs and promotes DSM as the best place to build a business, a career and a future. Learn more at DSMpartnership.com.