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Is your company correctly handling the payment of wages and overtime for its employees? During a live webinar on June 12, 2019, Theresa Mongiovi will identify current issues including: determining whether employees are exempt or non-exempt from overtime; rounding, rest/meal periods, travel time, donning/doffing; bonus payments, calculating overtime pay with blended pay rates and premium pay. Learn how federal FLSA regulations, new EEO-1 reporting requirements, and a recent DOL opinion letter on independent contractors could impact your business. If you are interested in registering for this Human Resources Legal Update, “Pay Me Now: Current Wage & Hour Issues for Employers”, click here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8105020675370825987
Jeff Goss, Partner and Head of the Estates and Trusts Department provided an article to the Lancaster County Woman May/June 2019 publication on the importance of pre-nuptial agreements. Jeff writes, "You have become engaged and have just entered one of the happiest phases of your life. In the midst of the excitement of planning your wedding it may seem awkward to say 'honey, in case we ever up getting divorced...', but it is the reluctance to bring up financial affairs during this blissful time that can prove costly later in life." Jeff provides information on why a couple needs a pre-nuptial agreement, who needs it, and how to properly get one. You can read Jeff’s complete article by picking up the complimentary May/June issue of the Lancaster County Woman or by reading it on their website: https://lancastercountywoman.com/
Theresa Mongiovi, Partner and Chair of the Employment and Labor Law department, presents a program to the Hanover Area Human Resources Association: We are NEVER Getting Back Together: Termination Strategies to Avoid a Bad Breakup. This seminar provides a comprehensive overview of a successful performance management program, from the beginning of the employment relationship to separation.

Topics covered include:

• Introductory employees: policies; performance reviews; extended probationary periods; termination.

• Tenured employees: performance reviews; discipline; performance improvement plans; last chance agreements; termination; employment agreements; severance packages; offboarding practices; assessing risk; retaliation.

• Executives: employment agreements; for cause terminations; ownership issues.
BCGL Partner and head of the Estate & Trust Planning/Estate & Trust Administration/Elder Law Department, Jeff Goss, is honored to be featured in the spring/summer issue of Garden Spot Village’s Destination Magazine. Jeff mentions, “estate planning allows you to take care of your loved ones-in the sense that you are not leaving them a lot of work when you pass away. It also allows you to carry out your legacy through proper stewardship of your estate.” Jeff, who is a member of the Garden Spot Communities board of directors, says, “I hope, in what I do every day-that when my clients walk away from my office-they feel taken care of and that a burden has been taken off their shoulders. You can read the full articles on Garden Spot Village’s website by clicking here.