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Join Us In Cleveland On Thursday, October 23 for The Greatest Seminar on Earth!*

Posted in Events, Health Care Reform

Come one, come all!

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There is no charge for this seminar; however, seating is limited. Please RSVP by Monday, Oct. 20. If you have questions, please contact
Erin Hawk.

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

7:45 – 8:30 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast

8:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Program

LockKeepers Restaurant
8001 Rockside Road
Valley View, OH 44125

Come One, Come All!

Feel like a lion tamer or a trapeze artist trying to avoid a risky move or a dangerous misstep?

Join Porter Wright’s Labor and Employment Group in Cleveland on Thursday, October 23 as we present . . .

The Greatest Seminar On Earth!*
The Circus


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‘Tis the Season For Holiday Workplace Issues – Download our Holiday eBook for Employers

Posted in Employment Issues

Last week, on our sister blog the Employer Law Report, we ran a five-part series that addressed the Top 5 Holiday Headaches for Employers. We have taken the series, along with a special “stocking stuffer” that tackles three prickly FMLA holiday questions, and wrapped them up for you into an eBook. For your reference, the topics included in the eBook are:

  1. Three FMLA Stocking Stuffers: How to Avoid a Big Lump of Coal
  2. Avoiding Holiday Party Liability When the Office Santa Tries to Teach His Employees a Few “Reindeer Games”
  3. Being Inclusive Without Being A Grinch
  4. “Holiday Attire” Does

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Workforce Due Diligence Considerations When Purchasing a Company

Posted in Benefits Issues Related to Mergers and Acquisitions, Health and Welfare Plans

While in the heat of negotiating, dealmakers can overlook potentially costly exposure in a variety of areas, such as employee benefits. As explained by Becca Kopp in our sister blog, Employer Law Report, in Ohio, buyers may incur unanticipated liability for workers’ compensation obligations, regardless of what is set forth in the documentation. This may be the case where the deal is negotiated between two parties, and even where the buyer is acquiring through an intermediary bank or receivership. Accordingly, buyers are cautioned to make sure their due diligence related to employees is thorough.…


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