On June 19, 2014, Carl Habekost attended onboard the KC-135R Stratotanker for a Bosslift event hosted by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. Upon arrival at Rickenbacker Air National Guard Base in Columbus, Ohio, Mr. Habekost was briefed on the training mission operated by the 121st Air Refueling Wing. Mr. Habekost and several other employer representatives then boarded a KC-135 Stratotanker to observe “up close and personal” the aerial refueling of several fighter jets.Read more
If you think workplace harassment claims are a thing of the past, think again. Harassment claims in the workplace remain among the most difficult and insidious issues facing employers. A quick review of the EEOC’s website reveals harassment claims continue to abound at an alarming rate. Some polls suggest that as many as one in three women have experienced sexual harassment at work by a supervisor or co-worker.
We are happy to announce we will be giving away several door prizes at this year’s seminar. The grand prize is an IPad mini. The second and third prizes will be Amazon gift cards valued at $50 and $25 respectively. To qualify for the prizes, you will need to bring a business card to the seminar (in fact, bring a few), which we will place in a bowl for a random drawing at the end of the seminar. You must be present to win.Read more
Each year, the FMLA has been a topic at our Annual Employment Law Seminar. Because application of the FMLA remains a “hot topic” among our clients, we will address the FMLA in two separate presentations this year, just as we did in 2013. Tybo Wilhelms will present the FMLA topic, focusing on “leave” issues under the FMLA and their integration with workers’ compensation law, as well as common issues and challenges employers face in managing FMLA claims.Read more
Mark Barnes & Carl Habekost will play in Harbor’s Night Golf event this Friday, August 24th to raise money and awareness for Northwest Ohio’s largest mental health care provider. For more information regarding this event click here or for information regarding donations or volunteer opportunities click here.Read more