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Remember GLCC SHRM does NOT hold a chapter meeting in the month of September due to the Ohio SHRM meeting. We hope to see you for our October chapter meeting! We are excited to welcome our speaker, Margaret A. O'Bryon. Margaret A. O'Bryon has been engaged in the practice of law in Lorain County and Erie County since 1993. She began her legal career in the Erie County Prosecutor's office and continued to prosecute for the Cities of Lorain, Elyria, Amherst, and the Villages of Wellington and Kipton.

Margaret received her BLS degree from Bowling Green State University and her law degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where she obtained the highest individual score on the Jessup Moot Court team. Margaret was an adjunct professor for four years at Lorain County Community College where she taught criminal law. Further, Margaret prosecutes on a part-time basis for the City of Vermilion and she is the law director for the Village of Kipton. Margaret concentrates her practice in the areas of workers' compensation, municipal law, employment law, and litigation.  Margaret is a member of the Lorain County Bar Association, the Ohio Bar Association, Leadership Lorain County, and the Giving Circle for the Community Foundation of Lorain County.

TOPIC: Workers Compensation Retaliation
Join us to hear first hand about the recent (July 2016) Ohio Supreme Court decision that states that an employee does NOT have to prove his underlying workers' compensation injury was work related in order to file a workers' compensation retaliation claim pursuant to Ohio Revised Code Section 4123.90. Margaret O'Bryon will present an overview of the facts of the case, outline the requirements of Ohio Revised Code Section 4123.90, and provide highlights from the Supreme Court's decision. We will conclude with important "take aways" for HR to take back to their employer.

Speaker: Margaret A. O'Bryon / Walter Haverfield LLP
When: Thursday, October 20, 2016
Where: Spitzer Center Room TBA, Lorain County Community College in Elyria
Time: 11:30-1:00 pm (11:30am lunch/networking, speaker begins at 12pm)
RSVP: Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than Monday 10/17/16 Cost: $15 members/$20 guests (payable day of meeting via cash, check or credit card)

This program is pending approval for 1.0 general HRCI Credit and 1.0 SHRM Credit

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Biography: See link above.