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Employment
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Specialties: Compliance of organizational policies, procedures and practices with standards of appropriate human resources management; preventing and investigating complaints concerning sexual harassment and other forms of discrimination and harassment; retaliation; workplace reductions; performance appraisals, progressive discipline, just cause and wrongful termination; analysis and evaluation of reasonable accommodation, undue hardship, essential functions and other issues under the ADA; negligent hiring, retention, and supervision; promotion selections; FMLA; statistical analysis of employment data; executive and employee compensation, wage and hours, ERISA, benefits/pensions; and workplace violence, safety, OSHA.

Accomplishments: Have trained thousands of employees and given trial testimony in over 65 cases for plaintiffs and defendants. Former human resource manager for Ford Motor Company. Over 100 business and government consulting clients. Over 500 publications. Have received many honors. Taught first graduate "Managing Human Resources" course ever to be publicly televised.