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Bromberg Honored as One of the 2016 Michigan 50 Companies to WatchMarch 30, 2016
Bromberg & Associates has been recognized as one of the 2016 Michigan 50 Companies to Watch, an awards program presented by Michigan Celebrates Small Business. The company will be honored at an awards ceremony during the twelfth annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business gala event on May 5, 2016 in Lansing, Michigan.
An Atmosphere of ToleranceMarch 25, 2016
Diversity, tolerance, and cultural awareness have been much in the news lately.
A federal appeals court recently weighed in on these issues. In an opinion involving national origin workplace discrimination allegations by a teacher against her supervisors, the court outlined a useful checklist to assess the overall atmosphere of tolerance in a workplace and in an organization. An intolerant atmosphere, courts have regularly observed, can lead to unpleasant consequences.
8 important women in language access historyMarch 8, 2016
March 8th marks International Women’s Day around the world. Though the holiday was first celebrated in New York in 1909, today it is an official holiday in many countries, from Afghanistan to Zambia. International Women’s Day has been observed on the 8th of March officially since 1977, when the United Nations General Assembly invited its member states to declare the day as the UN day for both women’s rights and world peace. The UN actually began sponsoring the holiday in 1975.
Language Assistance & Cultural Competence – Two Money MakersMarch 4, 2016
As with virtually any service, language assistance and cultural competence education cost money. Yes, they are both required by federal law. Yes, they both serve very important purposes. Yes, using cost as an excuse for not providing language and culturally appropriate services does not work.
H-1B visa application: foreign national documentation guideMarch 2, 2016
On April 1, 2016, USCIS will start accepting H-1B work status petitions for the next fiscal year. H-1B is a temporary work permit intended for people with higher education and highly specialized skills like architecture, science, and software engineering.