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Patricia A. Wise, Partner, Niehaus Wise & Kalas Ltd to Speak at the Knowledge Groupís Event

New York, NY, September 17, 2015 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Patricia A. Wise, Partner, Niehaus Wise & Kalas Ltd will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Latest Developments in Employment Discrimination Law: What You Need to Know LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for November 19, 2015 from 3:00pm – 5:00pm (ET).

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About Patricia A. Wise

Patty is a labor and employment lawyer and a partner with Niehaus Wise & Kalas. She is certified by the Ohio State Bar Association as a specialist in that area of practice. She was recently appointed to the EEOC Select Task Force on Workplace Harassment and serves as co-chair of the SHRM Labor Relations Special Expertise Panel. Patty carries Martindale-Hubbell’s AV Preeminent rating and has published books on harassment and retaliation.

Patty is a former senior vice president and in-house counsel for a multi-billion dollar bank holding company and has been an adjunct or visiting professor at the University of Toledo College of Law since 1999. In 2014, she was appointed by the Supreme Court of Ohio to serve as a member of the Board of Professional Conduct. She continues to serve many financial institution clients, as well as clients of all sizes in a variety of industries and professions.

She is a frequent speaker for state banking associations and serves on the faculty of the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. She served as special counsel for the Ohio Attorney General from 2003-2007.

About Niehaus Wise & Kalas Ltd

Niehaus Wise and Kalas Ltd is a business, commercial, employment and labor law firm based out of Toledo, Ohio. It has market-leading experience advising a wide range of local, national, and international clients in all areas of business and entrepreneurial activity, counseling in personal estate planning and estate administration, and advocating when disputes and litigation arise. NWK seeks to apply traditional legal concepts in new and innovative ways. Its success is built upon the strong capabilities of NWK’s attorneys who have developed expertise in niche practices and yet still provide each client with a full range of legal services.

Event Synopsis:
Non-Discrimination in the workplace has been a major goal of companies nationwide. However, issues regarding employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation continue to arise and demand attention from company management and human resources, as well as government agencies and the courts. Federal, state and local equal employment opportunity laws continue to change, creating additional challenges for employers. Everything from whistleblower protections by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to the scope of the National Labor Relations Act continue to expand for all private employers. The laws are not always clear, and often the laws of the various government agencies conflict. These and other major significant issues covering the latest developments in employment discrimination and harassment law will be discussed by our panel of thought leaders and practitioners assembled in this two-hour live Webcast.

Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:

· Employment Discrimination and Harassment Litigation – An Update
· Developments at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
· Workplace Harassment – Policies, Common Mistakes and Best Practices
· Retaliation and Whistleblowing Claims
· Settlement of Employment Discrimination Claims
· e-Workplace: Potential Risks and Pitfalls
· FMLA, NLRA & ADA Updates

About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit:
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