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October 09, 2018

Workers’ Compensation Section Lunch and Learn & Charitable Collection – November 2

CLE – Issues With Use of Interpreters in Workers’ Compensation Hearings

Date: Friday, November 2, 2018
Time: Lunch/registration begins at 12 p.m., program begins at 12:30 p.m. Lunch included with tuition.
Place: Philadelphia Bar Association, 11th Floor Conference Center, 1101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
1 hour substantive CLE.

Description

The luncheon presentation will examine issues that occur with the use of interpreters in workers' compensation hearings. Panelists will address topics ranging from the proper procedure to request an interpreter for hearings or mediations before a workers' compensation judge to issues that occur during testimony.

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Charitable Contribution

The Workers' Compensation Section is pleased to announce that our designated charity for November 2018 is Women Against Abuse. Donations in the form of checks made payable to Women Against Abuse will be accepted at the CLE event on November 2, 2017. We will also be accepting the following goods at the CLE, which must be NEW and not used, or you may use the Amazon wishlist described below:

  • Socks
  • Baby bottles - all sizes
  • Pacifiers - all ages
  • Toiletries
  • Notebooks
  • Blank sketchbooks without lines
  • Crayons
  • Jewelry-making supplies
  • crochet needles (especially larger hook sizes) and yarn
  • USB drives
  • Blank cards for thank you notes
  • Journals
  • Stress balls
  • Hand Lotion
  • Nail Polish
  • Water bottles

***NEW – You may also purchase goods for survivors by shopping the organization’s wishlist on Amazon at Women Against Abuse General Donation List ***

Women Against Abuse, a 501(c)3 nonprofit agency, is Philadelphia's leading domestic violence advocate and service provider and among the largest domestic violence agencies in the country. The mission of Women Against Abuse is to provide quality, compassionate, and nonjudgmental services in a manner that fosters self-respect and independence in persons experiencing intimate partner violence and to lead the struggle to end domestic violence through advocacy and community education. Women Against Abuse strives to provide a continuum of care -- from telephone crisis counseling to long-term supportive housing -- in a manner that promotes victim safety, autonomy and dignity In total, Women Against Abuse serves 15,000 individuals each year in Philadelphia through direct services, education, outreach and advocacy. Women Against Abuse serves a diverse population of survivors of domestic violence and the community at large. The majority of clients receiving direct services (including safe haven, legal aid and transitional housing) earn below federal poverty guidelines.

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