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Office of Human Rights to Host Breakfast Employment Seminar

For Immediate Release: Monday, May 1, 2017

Montgomery County’s Office of Human Rights (OHR) and the Human Rights Commission will co-host a free employment seminar on Tuesday, May 23, from 8 to 10:30 a.m. at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park located at 506 S. Frederick Avenue in Gaithersburg.

The County, State, and Federal Employment Law Updates & Information Breakfast will provide participants with information about updates on employment laws at every level with special emphasis on state and federal fair employment laws. There will also be some updates and opportunities for questions concerning the new minimum wage and Earned Sick and Safe Leave County laws.


“This employment seminar will provide participants with legal updates and valuable information about trends and troubling areas where employers find themselves out of compliance with fair employment laws at various levels and into expensive legal trouble,” said OHR Director James Stowe.  “I encourage all employers, employment attorneys, and interested parties who have questions about changes in employment laws on any level to invest the time and plan on attending this very informative free seminar.”


Sign language interpreter services will be provided only upon request with notice as far in advance as possible, and preferably three days prior to the event. If these or other services or aids are needed to participate, call 240-777-8454, TTY users can use Maryland Relay or email anis.ahmed@montgomerycountymd.gov.


The deadline for registering is May 19 and can be done online at www.montgomerycountymd.gov/humanrights or by contacting Beverly Marshall at 240-777-8479 or Beverly.marshall@montgomerycountymd.gov.  A complimentary continental breakfast will be served.

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Release ID: 17-439
Media Contact: Judy Stiles 240-777-6507