Take Five Breakfast Oct-Dec

Press Release

Posted: October 2, 2012

BIG HELP FOR SMALL BUSINESS AT LCCC’S FREE TAKE FIVE BREAKFAST SERIES

Lorain County Community College’s Take Five breakfast series tackles the big questions in small business.

The workshops are free and are tailored for companies with 50 or fewer employees. Each session includes registration and networking from 7:30-8 a.m., followed by a seminar from 8-9:30 a.m. in room 132 of the Entrepreneurship Innovation Center (EIC) building on the LCCC campus.

Upcoming Take Five sessions include:

  • Crime and Punishment: Consideration of Criminal Records for Employment Purposes
    Thursday, October 18

    John Gerak and Charles Billington of Ogletree Deakins will host the seminar. The presentation will assist you and your company to navigate through the various laws governing criminal background checks for employment purposes.   

  • Retaliation Lawsuits: What Every Employer Needs to Know
    Thursday, November 15

    Josephine S. Noble of Ogletree Deakins will host the seminar. This discussion will examine recent developments in the law that employers should be aware of relating to retaliation claims and offer best practices for preventing, or at least reducing, the risk of retaliation claims.

  • Rules of Engagement: When Employees Take a Leave of Absence
    Thursday, December 20

    Natalie Stevens of Olgetree Deakins will host the seminar. This seminar will address the overlay of the ADA, FMLA and workers compensation laws to various return to work issues, including requests for additional leave, requests for workplace accommodations, requests for light duty work, documentation supporting the return to work, the ability to fill positions formerly held by employees who are out on leave, and termination of the employment relationship.


The Take Five Breakfast Series is sponsored by Ogletree Deakins and FirstPlace Bank.
Seating is limited and registration is required. For more information or to register, visit www.lorainccc.edu/takefive or call (440) 366-4273.

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