Employees of HSPA member newspapers can receive a discounted rate at a circulation workshop in Ohio.

The Ohio Newspaper Association will host training for circulation managers April 28 from 9 a.m. to noon.

The presentation will be at Ohio University’s Pickerington Center. Michael Zinser, president of The Zinser Law Firm, will lead the sessions. The day includes a catered lunch.

The cost is $49 for Ohio Newspaper Association members and $75 for non-members, but ONA will give HSPA members the $49 rate.

To register, visit www.ohionews.org.

Zinser has extensive background in independent contractor and labor relations issues particular to newspapers. He will address the following topics and more:

• Written agreements.

• Contracting process.

• Mistakes to avoid in contract administration.

• National Labor Relations Board joint employer decision.

• U.S. Department of Labor’s new memo on independent contractor status under the Federal Wage and Hour Law.

Zinser will discuss factors of independent contractor status in the context of how the issues are addressed in administrative hearings at the state and federal levels.

For more information, visit www.ohionews.org.

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