October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

The EEOC Chair discussed the importance of accessibility issues raised by emerging workplace technologies, stressing the importance of "Advancing Access and Equity."

See the full message from EEOC chair Charlotte A. Burrows at https://www.eeoc.gov/wysk/message-eeoc-chair-charlotte-burrows-2023-national-disability-employment-awareness-month. If you have had issues at your workplace about accessibility and access, please contact Marlene Garvis to see if we can help.

With a distinguished legal career spanning over 35 years, Marlene Garvis has been involved in nearly all aspects of health care, including being the Chair of the Health Law Practice Group at a Twin Cities law firm, a past President of the Hennepin County Bar Foundation, past President of Minnesota Women Lawyers and a Founding Fellow of the Hennepin County Bar Foundation.

Marlene has been a frequent speaker on health law, health care, nurse licensing and regulatory matters, as well as employment issues for nurses. She is an adjunct professor at Mitchell Hamline Law School in St. Paul, has been an adjunct faculty member of the University of Minnesota School of Nursing and continues to speak to nursing students at St. Catherine University.

Marlene has represented clients in litigation, consultation and administrative proceedings for health care professional licensure, employment litigation, discipline and regulatory proceedings and nurse licensure hearings. To see Marlene's full professional bio, please visit https://www.marlenegarvis.com/marlene-garvis.php.

Marlene is a member of The American Association of Nurse Lawyers, specializing in nurse licensure hearings in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa as well as other legal issues in health care industry.