Nov. 2, 2011 – Due to unavoidable circumstances, this workshop is to be rescheduled.  Please check back for new date and time.  Thank you.


PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 1, 2011 — State Sen. Anthony H. Williams, in partnership with the University of Pennsylvania and the law firm of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., will host an upcoming employment workshop to provide small businesses with resources and a forum to discuss their issues.

The free lunch workshop for small businesses (under 100 employees) will take place on Thursday, Nov. 17 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the University of Pennsylvania, Claudia Cohen Hall, Terrace Room, Perelman Triangle, off 36th and Walnut Streets.

“Small businesses have very unique concerns and needs. In this economy, we need to ensure they are taking the right steps to thrive,” Williams said. “I invite local small businesses to participate in this informative workshop.”

The workshop will focus on labor issues, including wages, overtime, what to do when a business is audited, maintaining employment in a competitive market, harassment training, risk management and more.

Call 215-492-2980 to RSVP. For more information, visit