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Owens Community College to Host U.S. Department of Labor Seminar, October 8
Northwest Ohio business professionals interested in acquiring additional information about federal labor laws are invited to attend a one-day seminar presented by the U.S. Department of Labor and Owens Community College. The event will occur on Wednesday, October 8.
Sponsored by Owens Community College, the seminar will be offered on October 8 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the College's Workforce and Community Services Division, located on Tracy Road in Northwood.
"Owens Community College is proud to collaborate with the U.S. Department of Labor and host such an informative seminar affecting virtually all employers," said Connie Buhr, Owens Division Director of Corporate Training. "Such partnerships enable Owens to continue meeting the needs of Northwest Ohio's business and industry by providing innovative educational training services."
Buhr added, "This training seminar will allow businesses to become even more familiar with the basic Wage and Hour Laws, increasing the organization's efficiency and effectiveness."
Topics to be discussed during the six-hour seminar include how to properly compute and pay wages and maintain records. Attendees also will be given instruction about which employees are exempt from minimum wage or overtime and laws that govern working individuals under the age of 18.
The registration fee for the seminar is only $15 per person and includes lunch. Application forms must be submitted by Friday, September 26. For more information, or to register, call Owens' Workforce and Community Services Division at (567) 661-7357 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 7357.
Owens Community College is the fastest-growing higher educational institution in Northwest Ohio with 26 consecutive semesters of enrollment increases. On the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses, Owens serves more than 40,000 credit and non-credit students making it the number one choice for new college students. Owens is committed to providing small classes, personal attention and unmatched affordability. Owens Community College offers over 130 program areas in Agriculture, Business, Health, Public Service, Skilled Trades, Industrial and Engineering Technologies. Owens students also can earn the first two years of a bachelor's degree with a smooth transfer to any area four-year college or university.