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Upcoming Shows

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AUG 29 -
Paul Signinolfi
ME. Dept of Labor
Workers Compensation
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SEP 5 -
Robert Osgood - Replay
Tufts Medical Center
A Vicarious HR Rehearsal
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SEP 12 -
Julie Rabinowitz
and Joan Dolan
Maine Dept. of Labor
Fed/State Training
Grants & Programs

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SEP 19 -
Giovanni Twigge
IDEXX
HR's Role in Business
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SEP 26 -
Jacques Santucci
Opus Consulting Group
Business Acceleration
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OCT 3 -
Julie Rabinowtiz
Maine Dept. of Labor
Legislative Update
from the 127th

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Archives

Workers Compensation

Saturday, August 29, 2015 @10am

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Our Guest:

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Paul Sighinolfi
Executive Director
Workers Compensation Board
Maine Dept. of Labor

Workers Compensation –

Sighinolfi was born in Chicopee, Massachusetts and is a graduate of St. Anselm College, Trinity College and Columbus School of Law at Catholic University of America.
He co-authored Maine Employer’s Guide: Worker’s Compensation. He is a member of the board of editors and contributes to Maine Business & Employment Law, a publication of Northern New England Law Publishers. In 1995, he was appointed by the Board of Overseers of the Bar to serve on Panel A of the Board’s Grievance Commission.  In 1997, he became Chair of the Panel, a position he held until 2002 when he was precluded by term limits from further service.
The Maine Supreme Judicial Court appointed Paul to a three-year term on the Board of Overseers of the Bar in November 2002.  He was reappointed for a second three-year term in 2005 where he served as the Vice Chair of the Board.  Paul was appointed Chair of the Board of Bar Overseers by the Supreme Judicial Court on November 1, 2007, and on November 1, 2008 he was precluded by term limits from further service. In December of 2009, the Maine Supreme Court appointed Paul as a trustee of the Lawyers Fund for Client Protection. He still serves in that capacity.

HR and Medical Marijuana

Saturday, August 22, 2015 @10am

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Our Guest:

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Patricia Rosi
CEO

Wellness Connection of Maine

HR and Medical Marijuana –

Established in 2011, Wellness Connection of Maine operates four state-licensed medical cannabis dispensaries in Brewer, Gardiner, Portland and Thomaston.

Our dispensaries are safe, inviting, spacious and accessible wellness centers fusing the best features of a pharmacy, community center and wellness practice in one convenient location.

Under one roof, all your medical cannabis and full-spectrum wellness needs are answered by our member liaisons, passionate experts who care and partner with you on your journey to improved quality of life.

– Peruse through our extensive library of educational books and magazines.

– Enjoy a free coffee/tea and WIFI in the comfort of our welcoming community center.

– Attend educational events and seminars such as Medical Cannabis 101 or Cooking with Cannabis.

– Other services as available, always at no cost to our patients

New Labor Standards

Saturday, August 15, 2015 @10am

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Our Guests:

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Julie Rabinowitz
Director of Communications

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Pam Megathlin

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Pamela Megathlin
Director of Bureau of Standards
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Maine Dept of Labor

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Interested parties are invited to submit written comments on the proposed rule at www.regulations.gov.
The comment period will close on September 4, 2015.
Only comments received during the comment period
will be considered part of the rulemaking record.

Julie Rabinowitz holds a Master’s Degree in Communication Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she studied public policy argument, and undergraduate degrees in Communication Arts and History from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York.

A published author and instructor of college-level communication courses, Ms. Rabinowitz has served as both executive staff and on the boards of numerous non-profits in Maine and beyond. She’s handled internal and external communication as well as managed finances and developed and implemented strategic plans. Ms. Rabinowitz has worked at the FDR and JFK presidential libraries and currently serves as the director of communication for the Maine Department of Labor.

 

Not Happy – Get in Line

Saturday, August 8, 2015 @10am

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Our Guest:

Donna Dwyer Donna Dwyer
Executive Director
My Place Teen Center

The 500 Club

You’re Not Happy? Get in Line –

Donna is the president and CEO of My Place Teen Center, located in Westbrook, ME. My Place Teen Center is a year round, free, out-of-school time program (five hours/day) for youth, ages 10-18. Serving all youth, but specializing in youth most at risk including disabled, homeless, food insecure, cognitively-delayed, low-income, immigrant, and refugee teens, MPTC offers a multi-purpose, academically enriching, life-skills enhancing, hunger relieving, youth development program that has been the focal point of greater Portland’s teen activities since its inception in 1998.

Specifically, Donna has recognized success with entrepreneurial pursuits, social responsibility endeavors, and marketing/public relations. She has more than fifteen years of not-for-profit and for-profit executive leadership experience, giving presentations to a wide variety of audiences and stakeholders, a history of managing budgets, working on short and long term strategic initiatives, and developing business plans and grant writing. A life-long Mainer, Donna is passionate about Maine the people, the geography, and its diverse lifestyle.