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  • Ending Forced Arbitration in Sexual Harassment Act

    Lawmakers in Congress from both the Republican and Democrat parties recently introduced the “Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Harassment Act”.  This piece of legislation is designed to prevent companies from enforcing mandatory arbitration agreements in employment contracts in cases where employees allege workplace sexual harassment.

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  • Bugbee & Conkle Supports Toledo School for the Arts

    The lawyers of Bugbee & Conkle and their spouses enjoyed an evening of holiday celebration and music at the Toledo School for the Arts this weekend. The school’s holiday ensemble, one of many groups for hire, played holiday music, while the lawyers and spouses enjoyed dinner and toured the school and its many offerings. It was a magical and festive evening and we look forward to supporting further performances from the students of TSA in the future.

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  • Bugbee in the Community: Mark Barnes Top Fundraiser for the Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run

    Ten years after being honored by the Arthritis Foundation for his longstanding fundraising efforts, Mark Barnes has reclaimed his title as Top Fundraiser this past weekend at the Jingle Bell Run, after a 1 year hiatus from the annual event. Mark earned every one of the $1,155 he raised when running on a snowy Saturday morning, considering that the cold Ohio winter weather did not spare the Jingle Bell runners.

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  • Attorneys Mark Barnes and Dana Quick Present 2017 Employment Law Updates for NOHRA

    On Thursday, December 5th, attorneys Mark Barnes and Dana Quick will present a 2017 Employment Law update for Northwest Ohio Human Resources Association (NOHRA) at the 5 county meeting at Northwest State Community College in Archbold, Ohio.  On Thursday, December 7th, Mark & Dana present the Employment Law update once again at the Hilton Garden Inn in Perrysburg, Ohio.

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  • Industrial Commission Amends 2 Rules, effective September 7, 2017

    Effective September 7, 2017, Ohio Admin.Code 4121-15-03 and 4121-3-18 were amended.
    Ohio Admin.Code 4121-15-03 governs the standards of conduct (i.e. ethical conduct) of Commission and Bureau employees, and follows the provisions of the Ohio ethics law contained in Chapters 102 and 2921 of the Revised Code.  Under Ohio Admin.

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