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
Over the last several months, hardly a day has gone by where workplace harassment has not been in the news. High-profile harassment scandals involving individuals in the entertainment and political arenas have led to more and more employees coming forward to share their stories. » Read More
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
Late last month, a report was released on the number of workplace discrimination charges filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) during fiscal year 2017, which ran from October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017. » Read More
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.
Since Pennsylvania legalized medical marijuana in April of 2016, we have received a number of questions from employers on this topic. One of the most frequent questions we get is when employees will be able to obtain medical marijuana from licensed dispensaries. » Read More
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
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
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