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Debra Weiss Ford – The Jerk at Work 2- COVID Style

Saturday, September 25, 2021 @ 10am

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Show Topic:

We all know who the Jerk at Work is but today, they reach us digitally at home and the stats show it’s creating even more issues of harassment and bullying.

On this week’s HR Power Hour episode, CMA’s David Ciullo hosts employment attorney Debra Weiss Ford, Partner at Jackson Lewis. Listen as they discuss and provide practical solutions to the new challenges leaders and HR are facing with digital harassment thru video conferencing, social media ratings, vaccines, and other current events.

 

About The Guest:

Debra is Office Managing Principal and Litigation Manager of the Portsmouth, New Hampshire, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She has more than 35 years of experience representing employers in litigation matters before the state and federal courts and administrative agencies.

 

Ms. Ford also represents employers before the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights, the Maine Human Rights Commission, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the New Hampshire Department of Labor, and the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination.

Ms. Ford trains frequently in New England on issues related to employment law, including discrimination, wrongful discharge, reductions in force, termination issues, wage and hour issues, proper documentation, leaves of absence, and Title IX compliance. She regularly advises clients on employment-related matters.

Ms. Ford was a member of the New Hampshire Board of Bar Examiners from 1993 to 2005. She was appointed by the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to serve on the Merit Selection Panel to consider the reappointment of the incumbent magistrate. In 2003, she was appointed to serve on the Federal Court Advisory Committee. She is an approved federal and state mediator.