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Hispanic Bar Association of Michigan hosts celebration Oct. 4

The Hispanic Bar Association of Michigan (HBAM) will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Detroit Athletic Club on Wednesday, October 4, 2023 at 5:30 p.m. Current members, prospective members, and guests are welcome to come.

Formed in 1991, HBAM seeks to provide a voice for Michigan’s Hispanics, especially those involved in the legal profession; counsel and assist the Hispanic community by supporting local and charitable organizations; advocate for greater representation of Hispanics in the legal profession and in public office, and facilitate communication amongst Michigan attorneys and others concerned with the law.

Current HBAM members can attend the Hispanic Heritage Month celebration for free and guest can attend for $25.  To register, visit www.hispanicbarofmi.org.

The Detroit Athletic Club is located at 241 Madison St. Attendees should note that the dress code is business attire and that the DAC does not allow blue jeans to be worn in any area of the facility.


Attorneys discuss ‘Accommodations in Today’s Workplace’ Oct. 24

McDonald Hopkins will present a webinar on “Accommodations in Today’s Workplace” on Tuesday, October 24, from 2 to 3 p.m.

As organizations shift towards the post-pandemic landscape and bring their employees back to the workplace, they face rising concerns related to accommodations.

Specifically, there has been an increase in requests for disability and religious accommodations, which has become a prominent issue in the workforce and the courts.

In this webinar presented by the McDonald Hopkins Labor and Employment Practice Group, Detroit attorney David Schelberg along with Cleveland attorneys Ryan Neumeyer, Jennifer Phillips, and Jessi Ziska will provide insights into the latest developments and offer practical approaches for employers to successfully navigate accommodation requests.

Topics will include:

• The reasonable accommodation process per the ADA

• Different types and examples of accommodation requests

• Common religious accommodations and determining if those create an undue hardship

For additional information on the “Accommodations in Today’s Workplace” webinar, visit https://mcdonaldhopkins.com and click on “events.”


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