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Charla Stevens to Present at New England Business Association's NH Breakfast Event

McLane Middleton attorney Charla Bizios Stevens will be presenting at the New England Business Association's New Hampshire Breakfast Series on "The Year Ahead - What Do Businesses Need to be Watching for in Employment Law in 2019?"

The presentation will take place on February 12, 2019 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at McLane Middleton’s Manchester office.

As part of the presentation, Charla will discuss New Hampshire's employment outlook for the year and the trends that will shape it. She'll also cover:

  • Employment projections in the state
  • National and international economic trends impacting employment
  • Challenges faced finding and acquiring talent
  • Wage competitiveness as compared to neighboring states
  • Evolution of the #MeToo era in the workplace
  • Anti-discrimination laws
  • Workplace accommodations required

 

Charla chairs the firm's Employment Law Practice Group. She has extensive background addressing litigated and non-litigated employment issues such as discrimination, harassment, employee classification and wage and hour claims. She assists employers in responding to labor audits, preparing personnel policies and minimizing risk in the hiring, discipline and termination of employees. She conducts management and anti-harassment training and works with employers to maintain legal compliance in a cost-efficient and effective way. 

Charla has served as the lead external investigator on a number of significant matters for private employers, independent schools and colleges and universities.  She also trains individuals on how to conduct effective internal investigations into issues ranging from workplace complaints to education on sexual misconduct.

Charla can be reached in the firm’s Manchester and Woburn offices at (603) 628-1363, (781) 904-2700 or [email protected].

For additional information on this presentation, click here.

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