Geauga Growth Again Offers Employment Law for Small Business

Geauga Growth Partnership is pleased to present Employment Law – a highly effective program for small businesses – on April 17, 2015 at Kent State University, Geauga, from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (Networking & Registration: 7:30 – 8:00 a.m.).

This popular program, previously scheduled in February, was rescheduled due to adverse weather. Even if you had previously registered to attend in February, please sign up again at

Stay on top of the legal requirements for employers through an interactive presentation with Geauga County EEO/Affirmative Action attorney Douglas B. Brown and HR professional Bonnie Troyer. Learn about navigating the labyrinth of moves and decisions required to stay compliant in the workplace.

Ensuring workplace compliance can be confusing to small business owners and the cost of non-compliance can be high. There is a multitude of legal requirements businesses and organizations need to be aware of and adhere to on a daily basis. Business owners, operations managers, supervisors and HR managers can’t afford not to know this information and can’t afford not to attend! Don’t miss this opportunity! Update your knowledge about the requirements and thresholds related to FLSA, ADA, NLRA, FCRA Title, VII and others.

Douglas B. Brown, of Douglas B. Brown & Associates, has over 30 years of experience in the areas of Affirmative Action and EEO, is experienced in both the private and public sectors in a variety of human resources, educational and compliance related positions. Before going into practice, Brown worked in human resources for both the BFGoodrich Co. and TRW Inc., in corporate and plant environments. He is a graduate of Capital University Law School and the University of Michigan, and a member of the Ohio, Cleveland and Geauga County Bar Associations as well as the Society of Human Resource Management.

Bonnie Troyer served as a Human Resources Manager at Swagelok and is owner of HR Strategies & Solutions, an HR services provider. Bonnie has over 18 years of diverse human resource experience providing HR leadership and support in professional, technical and operations departments. Ms. Troyer received a master’s degree in Labor Relations and Human Resources from Cleveland State; a bachelor’s degree in Business from Kent State, and holds a 270 Coaching Certification.

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