Professional Development Forum: Breaking Down Legal Barriers to Hiring [VIRTUAL EVENT]
Sep 18, 2020 02:00PM to Sep 18, 2020 03:30PM
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During our Professional Development Day session, we’ll be sharing ways to Break Down the Legal Barriers to Hiring which would focus on addressing legal impediments to hiring that we see employers willing to abandon due to the tight labor market. Content covered would include how businesses are reassessing criminal background checks, pre-employment screenings and physicals, drug testing, and other typical barriers to employment. In addition, there will be discussion around diversity and inclusion in the workforce and the legal challenges and possible solutions regarding those areas.
Meet Our Presenter:
Josh Schwartz is a partner in Barley Snyder’s Litigation and Employment practice groups, and he chairs the firm’s Workers’ Compensation practice. Josh represents public and private employers in litigation matters, administrative agency investigations and labor arbitrations. He also counsels employers on issues related to injured workers, employee discipline and termination, workplace harassment, wage and hour compliance, medical leaves of absence and labor relations.