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Dec 07, 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

Mar 03, 2014

Upcoming Labor & Employment Seminars

On April 17, 2013, the Labor & Employment Group of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., will present a seminar entitled Dealing with Problem Employees: How to Discipline or Terminate Properly at our office in Allentown. This program has been approved for 1.25 recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute.  Two sessions will be held to accommodate the popularity of the seminar.  » Read More

Nov 19, 2013

Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Oh My!

It seems that everyone is talking about (and through) social media networks these days.  Facebook recently broke the 1 billion users mark (you read that correctly, a whopping one BILLION people log on to Facebook now).  And that’s not all.  YouTube boasts 1 billion users, Twitter is catching up with 500 million users, LinkedIn has over 259 million users and, according to Tumblr, there are over 101 million active blogs with more than 46 billion blog posts.  » Read More

Aug 01, 2013

2012-2013 Labor and Employment Law Update

On September 18, our Labor & Employment Group will present 2012-2013 Labor and Employment Law Update.  I, along with my colleague Edward Easterly, will discuss recent developments and changes related to labor and employment issues. It is important for human resource professionals and business owners and managers to remain educated in our ever-changing culture. This program has been approved for 1.25 recertification credit hour toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.  » Read More

Jun 05, 2013

NLRB Hits Keep on Coming

Despite a recent federal court decision essentially invalidating a year’s worth of NLRB rulings (for which employers all over the country should rejoice), the Board continues to churn out decisions which impact both union and non-union employers (for which employers everywhere should cry).  As we have previously noted, the NLRB has taken a special interest in protecting employees who make postings on social media sites, such as Facebook or Twitter. » Read More

May 24, 2013

How to Properly Conduct Workplace Investigations

On Wednesday, May 22, I presented a seminar entitled, “How to Properly Conduct Workplace Investigations,” to 3 groups of more than 30 people.  We discussed how important it is to be meticulous in your investigation and the step-by-step process to ensure your investigation is complete and timely.

If you have any questions about conducting workplace investigations, or any other HR related issues, please do not hesitate to contact a member of our Labor and Employment Department: George Hlavac, Steve Hoffman, Ed Easterly, or John BuckleyRead More

Mar 15, 2012

Navigating the ADA’s Accommodation Requirements

On April 25, 2012, our Labor & Employment Group will present Navigating the ADA’s Accommodation Requirements. George Hlavac will review the responsibilities of employers to provide reasonable accommodations to employees under the Americans with Disabilities Act.  This presentation is for human resources professionals interested in timely legal developments and managerial concerns in labor and employment law. This program has been approved for 1 recertification credit hour toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.» Read More

Nov 08, 2011

Social Media in the Workplace: Risks, Rewards, Questions, and Answers

On November 17, 2011, our Labor & Employment Group will present Social Media in the Workplace: Risks, Rewards, Questions, and Answers.  I will review the role that social networking plays in pre-employment, current employment, and post-employment scenarios.  This presentation is for human resources professionals interested in timely legal developments and managerial concerns in labor and employment law. This program has been approved for 1 recertification credit hour toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.» Read More

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