Gotcha Covered HR presents New Orleans Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 Educational Seminar on Sexual Harassment

Educational Seminar – SEXUAL HARASSMENT: What are you doing to prevent it? Join Stefanie Allweiss, J.D. and Patricia Pannell of Gotcha Covered HR and the New Orleans Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, May 22nd at the Jung Hotel to participate in a seminar focusing on the prevention of sexual harassment in the workplace. Register Today DATE & TIME:

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ABWA Member Spotlight – Patricia Pannell

Our very own Patricia Pannell was featured as the ABWA Member Spotlight this month. The American Business Women’s Association is a national professional organization that focuses on recognition, education and empowerment. ABWA provides formal continuing education opportunities and credits in business management, public speaking, and marketing to name few.

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“Stop! Don’t Touch Me There” – Workplace Behaviors Bosses Should Talk About with Their Employees

Yes, we’re talking about very inappropriate behavior. It is our mission to teach business owners how to provide a safe space for your employees to talk about inappropriate behaviors in the workplace. Let us walk you through a few simple preventative measures and protections you and your employees should be aware. As the great leader

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Navigating Workplace Sensitivity with Prosper Jefferson

Join our co-founder Stefanie J. Alweiss with the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce at the JEDCO Conference Center for Prosper Jefferson seminar series on Navigating Workplace Sensitivity. The panel of experts will cover relevant information about how to discuss and tackle difficult and sensitive topics, such as sexual harassment or discrimination, within the workplace. Moderated by Ronnie Slone,

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Sexual Harassment Workshop with the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Workshop Series: SEXUAL HARASSMENT Are you doing everything to prevent it in your workplace? Join Stefanie J. Alweiss, J.D. of Gotcha Covered HR and Michelle Butler, EEOC for a Workshop Series on Sexual Harassment with the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana. Admission is $10. Register Today Date Wednesday, January 24th from 8:30 am – 10:30

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Harassment-Free Work Zone Workshop with Good Work Network

Why every business owner needs to prevent sexual harassment and protect employees. Lead by Gotcha Covered HR Wednesday, December 13th from 8:30-10:30am Good Work Network in the Franz Conference Room 2022 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. Click here to register! Topics Covered Why it’s important to prevent sexual harassment and protect employees. The pieces needed to create

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Sexual Harassment Interview on WWL

Gotcha Covered partner Patricia Pannell spoke on the Newell Normand show onWWL radio about sexual harassment policies in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein and Besh Restaurant Group sexual harassment allegations. Hear the full episode by clicking the player below.

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Sexual Harassment 101: What Every Company Must Learn from the Besh Restaurant Group Allegations

As co-founder of Gotcha Covered HR, and having worked in Human Resources for over 35 years, I have dealt with, and worked to prevent, sexual harassment allegations from many sides. This has ranged from investigating myriad complaints of sexual harassment, representing clients accused of unlawful misconduct, mediating complaints when they have become lawsuits, and training supervisors, employees, department chairs and students on appropriate workplace conduct.  I have counseled parties on appropriate resolution and remedial measures, and businesses on how to put preventative measures in place to avoid unlawful behaviors in their workplace – while setting up reporting procedures to learn if unwanted conduct has occurred.

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Legal Alert: New I-9 Form

On July 17, 2017, the federal government released a new Form I-9 for Employment Eligibility Verification. To prove eligibility to work in the U.S, new hires must complete an I-9 and provide their employers with the identification it requires. Despite coming only months after employers had to adopt the previous version, the new form must

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