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Nov 09, 2018

Employment Law in Television and the Movies Recap

And just like that, our 2018 seminars are complete.  We would like to thank you to everyone who came out to our last (and clearly most fun and educational) seminar of the year!

We discussed the handling of a variety of employment issues including discrimination, harassment, employee discipline, and employee termination, as seen in popular TV programs and movies (primarily Seinfeld and the Office, obviously).  » Read More

Feb 15, 2018

Medical Marijuana Goes On Sale at Pennsylvania Dispensaries This Week

As you may recall, we wrote late last month that Pennsylvania’s first licensed medical marijuana dispensary opened in the Lehigh Valley and expected to have products for sale by February or March of 2018. In the following weeks, a number of dispensaries throughout the state have opened or announced their openings in the near future. » Read More

Jan 26, 2018

Register for our upcoming seminar!

We are hosting “Harassment in the Workplace: How to Prevent and Handle Claims of Harassment,” to help employers to prevent and handle harassment in the workplace. Human resource professionals and business owners won’t want to miss this seminar.

Topics include:

  • Avoiding legal liability
  • Constituting harassment
  • Frequent mistakes employers make
  • Preventing claims
  • Training employees and supervisors

This seminar will be Thursday, February 22, at the Best Western Lehigh Valley, scheduled as follows:

Registration & Breakfast 8:30—9:00 a.m. » Read More

Dec 12, 2017

Trump Tweets and Unemployment

Christmas is nearly upon us, and with it, those uncomfortable political discussions at the dinner table with loved ones.  We all know that one person who is not shy about telling everyone why he or she supports a particular political party or candidate (and, perhaps, why you are a terrible person if you do not agree).  » Read More

Dec 05, 2017

Healthcare, Hospitals, and Immigration: The Need to Access the Global Medical Professional Workforce with Ease

Every healthcare organization has two essential requirements: (1) continuous access to qualified talent; and (2) continuous access to significant numbers of that talent.  Hospitals clearly need a lot of employees.  To meet these demands, today, more than ever, hospitals and other healthcare providers call on international medical graduates, international students educated in medicine in the United States, global researchers in every practice of medicine, and world-renowned specialists in countless professions. » Read More

Aug 21, 2017

You’re Invited to Employers Beware: ICE is Cracking Down on I-9 Compliance!

Raymond G. Lahoud, Chair of the Immigration Law Group of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to present a seminar updating human resource professionals, business owners, and managers on significant recent developments with respect to the revised I-9 form. HRCI and SHRM credits are available. » Read More

Aug 09, 2017

Upcoming Seminar: Labor & Employment Law Legal Update

Hello, blog readers! You are the first to receive the info about our upcoming seminar: 2016-2017 Labor & Employment Law Legal Update.

The seminar will review new legislative and regulatory developments relating to changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act and Pennsylvania wage payment laws; transgender and sexual orientation issues; the EEOC’s new harassment guidance; the latest under the Family and Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act, issues with reasonable accommodations, retaliation, age discrimination, and harassment; Executive Orders and other newly-implemented rules and regulations of the Trump Administration; medical marijuana and the impact on employers; social media issues in the workplace; and other pending and proposed legislation. » Read More

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