On October 3, 2013 Bugbee and Conkle hosted its Annual Employment Law Seminar covering a variety of important topics, including: Employer Background Checks, Handbooks, a Workers’ Compensation Update, OSHA, FMLA, and Social Media. Over 95 people were in attendance from all over the Midwest, including over 70 different companies.Read more
Tybo Wilhelms, head of the firm’s Labor and Employment practice group, will be presenting a Legal Update to the Findlay Area Human Resource Association (FAHRA) on November 13, 2013. FAHRA is the Findlay chapter of the Society of Human Resource Management, an association of employers from all industries who meet each month to discuss various issues in the field of human resources.Read more
Anatomy of a Workers Comp Claim Seminar Notice
There is such a thing as a free lunch! Join us on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at the Findlay Inn and Conference Center in Findlay for our presentation of “The Anatomy of a Workers’ Comp Claim.” We will be sharing valuable information and real-life claims, breaking the information down and giving you some best practices ideas from a TPA, MCO and legal experts. See the attached flyer for details.
In Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Peoplemark Inc, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals ordered the EEOC to pay $751,942 in attorney fees and costs to Peoplemark. The EEOC filed a complaint against Peoplemark in 2008 alleging it had a blanket policy prohibiting the hiring of anyone with a criminal record, which disparately affected black applicants. The court found that the EEOC learned through discovery that Peoplemark had no such policy.Read more