George C. Hlavac

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Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

    • Pennsylvania
    • Virginia
    • Maryland
    • District of Columbia
    • U.S. District Court
      • Eastern District of Pennsylvania
      • Middle District of Pennsylvania
      • Eastern District of Virginia
      • Maryland
      • District of Columbia
    • U.S. Supreme Court
George is Peer Review Rated

Education

  • George Washington University Law School
    • J.D., with honors, 1994
  • Franklin & Marshall College
    • B.A., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1991

Current News

Publications

  • "Pennsylvania's Health Care ID Badge Requirements," Norris McLaughlin & Marcus Labor & Employment Law Alert, March 2012
  • "Social Media Landmines: The Impact On Employer," The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, February 1, 2012
  • Lehigh Valley Legal Blog
    • The NLRB's True Colors
    • Mock Workplace Investigation
    • 2012-2013 Labor and Employment Law Update
    • NLRB Hits Keep on Coming
    • Can Social Media Postings Cost You Your Job?
    • Employment Law According to "Seinfeld"
    • Protecting Confidential and Proprietary Information
    • NMM Seminar - Recent Labor and Employment Law Developments
    • Social Media Landmines: The Impact on Employers
    • Social Media in the Workplace: Risks, Rewards, Questions and Answers
    • What's in the Water at ESPN?
    • Brett Favre - Lessons Learned
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Presentations

  • "Employment Law Update in Pennsylvania," Lorman Education Services, Allentown, PA, March 19, 2014
  • "Employment Law on Television and in the Movies," Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, Allentown, PA, November 13, 2013
  • "The Impact of the National Labor Relations Board on Non-Union Employers," Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, Allentown, PA, October 16, 2013
  • "2012-2013 Labor and Employment Law Legal Update," Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, Allentown, PA, September 18, 2013
  • "Navigating the Hiring Process," Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, Allentown, PA, June 19, 2013
  • "How to Properly Conduct a Workplace Investigation," Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, Allentown, PA, May 22, 2013
  • "Understanding Workplace Violence and Bullying," Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, Allentown, PA, April 17, 2013 
  • "Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation: What Do We Do?", Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, Allentown, PA, June 20, 2012
  • "FMLA Pitfalls," Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, Allentown, PA, May 30, 2012
  • "Navigating the ADA's Accommodation Requests," Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, Allentown, PA, April 25, 2012
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Press Coverage, Quotes and Interviews


As chair of the Pennsylvania office’s Labor and Employment Group, George focuses his practice exclusively on labor and employment law. He regularly handles traditional labor law matters and employment-related litigation and also counsels employers of all sizes with respect to workplace issues, such as discrimination, harassment, workplace accommodations, wrongful discharge, wage and hour, safety and health, employment contracts, noncompetition and confidentiality agreements, employee handbooks, unemployment compensation, union avoidance, collective bargaining negotiations and agreements, grievance arbitrations, and unfair labor practice charges.

George has authored numerous articles and is a frequent lecturer at workshops, conferences, and seminars with respect to a wide variety of labor and employment law issues.

George is a past Chairman of the Board of Directors of the American Red Cross of the Greater Lehigh Valley. He joined the Red Cross Board in September of 2003 and has previously served as the Board’s Vice Chair and a member of the Executive and Human Resources Committee. He volunteers as a soccer coach for the Parkland Area Soccer Club and is a football and baseball coach for the South Parkland Youth Association.

While at George Washington University’s National Law Center, George was a member of the George Washington University Law Review. 

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Publications

Presentations

  • "Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation: What Do We Do?", Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, Allentown, PA, June 20, 2012
  • "FMLA Pitfalls," Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, Allentown, PA, May 30, 2012
  • "Navigating the ADA's Accommodation Requests," Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, Allentown, PA, April 25, 2012
  • Hlavac Addresses Medical Employee Ethics Issues for Health Care Office Managers
  • George C. Hlavac to Deliver "Disruptive Behavior" Presentation at Medical Conference
  • Attorneys Present "Employment Law from A to Z in Pennsylvania"
  • Tallman Hudders & Sorrentino Labor & Employment Attorneys to Present at Medical Conference
  • Tallman, Hudders/Norris McLaughlin to Speak on Social Media in the Workplace at Small Business Council Meeting

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