On Wednesday, March 1, at 12:30 p.m. Eastern time, Shelby Skeabeck will be presenting a Bloomberg BNA webinar, “Best Practices for Transgender Employees.” Along with her co-panelists, Shelby will be discussing this fast-developing area of law and will offer suggestions on best practices to benefit both employers and employees. This webinar has been approved for 1 CLE, HRCI and SHRM credit for attendees. For more information and to register for this webinar, click here. The cost of the webinar is $229; however, you can receive a 25% discount off the registration fee with the following code: FIRMDISC17.

Elizabeth Torphy-Donzella authored an article, “Second Circuit Joins the Chorus of Courts of Appeals Ratifying NLRB’s Specialty Healthcare Unit Determination Standard,” for the January issue of Bender’s Labor and Employment Bulletin. This is a monthly newsletter that covers issues of significance to labor and employment practitioners. Liz’s article addresses the upholding by federal courts of the National Labor Relations Board’s revised test for determination of the appropriate bargaining unit for purposes of collective bargaining.

Fiona Ong was quoted in a Society for Human Resource Management article, “EEOC Publishes Guidance to Reduce National Origin Discrimination,” published on January 5, 2017. Fiona provided advice on how companies can utilize the EEOC’s guidance to minimize the risk of national origin discrimination claims.

On December 15, 2016, Lindsey White presented a webinar, “Murky Waters: Successfully Navigating an EEOC Investigation and Litigation,” on behalf of hrsimple.com, the publisher of the Maryland Human Resources Manual and similar publications in other states.