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OSHA Enforcement Relating to Heat Related Illnesses & Injuries in the Workplace (Free CLE for All Florida Bar Members) @ Zoom Webinar
Oct 25 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Free Wednesday Wisdom live Zoom webinar by Michael Prendergast of FordHarrison, and moderated by Judge Jennifer Kuyrkendall Griffin, 3rd Judicial Circuit. Course number 8083; 1 General CLE. Open to all members of The Florida Bar. REGISTER

While the Occupational Safety & Health Administration has not yet issued regulations specifically addressing heat-related injuries and illnesses, OSHA has published an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking proposing an OSHA standard specifically related to these hazards. In the meantime, OSHA continues to address these issues through inspections, citations and enforcement proceedings under the Occupational Safety and Health Act’s “General Duty” clause. This course addresses the current and anticipated impact of these general industry enforcement procedures and regulations on agricultural employers and their workers in the Sunshine State.

Smiling man in business attireMike Prendergast is a partner in the Jacksonville, Florida office of FordHarrison LLP. Mike and his firm represent and counsel employers in litigation, administrative proceedings, and other matters related to employment law. Mike’s practice includes advising employers concerning their obligations under the Occupational Safety and Health Act. Mike also represents clients during OSHA inspections and in response to citations and enforcement proceedings brought by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

Ways to Thankfully Enjoy a Less Stressful Holiday Season (Free CLE for Section Members) @ Zoom Webinar
Nov 15 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Free Wednesday Wisdom Zoom webinar for Solo & Small Firm Section members* by Katie Young, Assistant Director of The Florida Bar’s Henry Latimer Center for Professionalism, and moderated by Judge Jennifer Kuyrkendall Griffin. Course number and CLE credit pending approval. REGISTER

DESCRIPTION: While the holidays can be a beautiful time, many attorneys struggle with stress, depression, anxiety, and loneliness.

*Registration will be approved when section membership is confirmed.Free Wednesday Wisdom Zoom webinar for Solo & Small Firm Section members.

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Katie Young is the Assistant Director of The Florida Bar’s Henry Latimer Center for Professionalism. She joined the Center in January 2020.

Before joining the Florida Bar, she was a Program Specialist with the Florida Department of Education, focusing on School Improvement Grants. She also managed all aspects of Florida’s School Advisory Council (SAC) program. She is a Tallahassee native and a graduate of Florida State University, where she earned her Bachelor’s in English Literature with Minors in Business and Education. After graduation, she worked as an elementary school teacher before pursuing leadership opportunities by obtaining her Master’s in Educational Leadership from the University of West Florida.

Since becoming the Assistant Director, Ms. Young has become a Certified Everything DiSC Workplace® Facilitator. She serves on the Board of Directors for the National Legal Mentoring Consortium and staffs the Florida Bar’s Special Committee on Mentoring New Lawyers. Ms. Young regularly speaks to legal professionals and Florida Bar staff on general professionalism and time management.