From artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to autonomous vehicles, virtual reality, and cryptocurrency, the rapid evolution of technology shows no sign of slowing down. Companies in the digital technology sector are among the world’s most highly valued companies, with good reason. And businesses in every sector now use digital technology in all kinds of ways, from basic email to sophisticated data analytics.
Fresh water is becoming a scarce resource in the United States and across the globe as demand continues to rise due to population and business growth. This emergent scarcity means businesses will face more consequences of the complex regulatory and legal frameworks governing water use and water quality.
Michael Best’s Water team understands those issues. We guide clients through the heavily regulated, politically sensitive environment surrounding the management of, investment in, and development of water resources.
To prevail in litigation, clients need exceptional representation both inside and outside the courtroom. With more than 40 lawyers and other professionals, our seasoned Litigation practice group provides battle-tested service and representation for nearly any type of dispute.
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How To Attract & Retain Higher Education Employees
Like many industries in today's labor market, the higher education industry is facing an employee retention crisis. According to federal data, in 2021, the rate of those leaving jobs in private education rose more than in any other industry.
Knowing how to compete for talent and retain employees has never been more important. Join Michael Best attorneys, Kelly Fortier and Chuck Palmer, along with Kurt Meyer, Managing Consultant at Best Workplace Solutions, as they discuss a three-step approach to organizational talent development and immigration matters impacting higher education hiring and retention.
Kelly helps employers of all sizes meet their staffing needs by handling the immigration issues they face in hiring foreign nationals and moving employees around the globe. A partner in the firm’s Labor & Employment Relations Practice Group and Co-chair of the immigration practice, she handles compliance issues for corporations that transfer dozens of employees into and out of the United States each year, as well as small companies seeking to bring in a few key hires from abroad.
Kurt brings extensive experience with human resource systems and multi-plant and multi-facility management to his role as Managing Consultant with Best Workplace Solutions. A results-oriented professional with a strong background in organizational development, safety, and health, he has a history of successfully aligning people strategies with company growth and profitability strategies.
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Chuck is a go-to lawyer for complex cases involving OSHA, employment law, labor negotiations, independent contractor and joint employment matters. Clients rely on his years of experience in dealing with state and federal enforcement agencies to develop human resource, safety and environmental policies and practices that prevent problems and save them significant expense. Chuck has defended employers in more than 1,000 Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) citation cases over the past 26 years.
Wednesday, March 9, 2022
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