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The Checkoff

May 2014

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The mission of the Labor and Employment Law Section is to serve and support our members and others through opportunities for education, leadership, networking, and public service, and by providing quality programs, publications, scholarships and awards relating to the field of labor and employment law. We encourage you to Join the Section to experience the many benefits of Section membership.  For Section members, we hope you will Get Involved with the Section through participation on committees, writing articles for our publications, or volunteering to present at one of our CLE offerings.

Message from the Chair

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“So why do you want to come to Cleveland?,” the lawyer recruiting at my law school asked me. Cleveland! I didn’t want to go to Cleveland as a summer law clerk. So I just zoned out during the interview. The attorney droned on about his firm and what different people in his law firm do. I really didn’t care. He then paused and asked me, “Can you work with ERISA?”

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Upcoming Events

  • Webcast: Recent Developments at the U.S. Department of Labor
    9/17/2014, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
  • NLRB General Counsel and Region 12 Director to Speak in Tampa
    9/29/2014, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
    Location: Chester H. Ferguson Law Center, Tampa
    Description: Speakers: NLRB General Counsel Richard F. Griffin, Jr., and NLRB Region 12 Director Margaret Diaz. Additional information coming soon.

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Section News Blog

Hall of Fame and Scholarship Presentations

At the Section’s reception during The Florida Bar Annual Meeting, Executive Council Member Debbie Brown announced this year’s Hall of Fame award recipients, The Honorable Richard Harlan Frank and Theo Hamilton. Chair Robert Turk presented their families with a plaque in recognition of this distinguished posthumous honor.  Robert and Debbie also recognized this year’s scholarship award [...]

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