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The Illinois Search and Staffing Association hosted a Legislative Conference on February 28, 2019 at the offices of Assurance in Schaumburg, IL. The event kicked off with a casual lunch and a welcome by ISSA Board Member Brian MacDonald. We were fortunate to have an outstanding lineup of legal experts at the event, each contributing valuable content in their areas of expertise.

Guest speakers included:


Toby Malara, Government Affairs Counsel for the American Staffing Association

Our keynote speaker, Toby Malara, reviewed state and national legislation that is impactful within the staffing industry.




Joseph Ossey, Institutional Relationship Manager at Ascensus Government Savings/Illinois Secure Choice

Joe Ossey reviewed the Illinois Secure Choice Retirement Savings Program, a state-sponsored Roth IRA program for employees without access to a retirement savings program through their employer.




Mark Lam, Vice President of Compliance at Assurance

Mark Lam reviewed the latest information on the Affordable Care Act.




Diana Karabelas, General Counsel at Advanced Group

Diana Karabelas covered timely topics that affect employers in the industry.





The afternoon wrapped up with adult beverages, snacks, networking, and the opportunity to get a few more questions answered. Attendance at the event earned 3.25 legal CE credits toward maintaining ASA certification.

Thank you, Assurance, for your donation of space and resources to this event!

Email ISSA info@issaworks.com   |   Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1228, Westmont, IL 60559