The LI Law Podcast

Ep 3: Mary Simmons, HR consultant, tells employers about new compliance laws

July 3, 2019

Welcome to the LI Law Podcast.  We feature legal issues and developments which affect Long Island residents and business owners.  The podcast focuses on Long Island law topics and includes greater New York court and legislative happenings.  If you are one of the approximate 8 million residents of Long Island (Nassau, Suffolk, Queens, and Kings counties), or want to enjoy all law-related matters on Long Island, this podcast is for you!

Your host, Zehava Schechter, is an attorney admitted to the New York Bar for 30 years.  She concentrates her private practice in estate planning, administration, and litigation; real estate law; contracts, and business formation and dissolution.  If you like this podcast, you may want to look for Zehava’s monthly articles in the Malverne/West Hempstead Herald and the Beacon newspaper.

Our guest on this 3rd episode is Mary Simmons, who is a Director of HR Consulting at Portnoy, Messinger, Pearl and Associates, Inc. which has been helping organizations to stay compliant with employment laws for over 54 years.

Mary partners with organizations of all sizes to help them on a project basis with creating employee handbooks, delivering targeted training, guiding them through employee relations, provide career transition training/counseling and executive coaching.  She also can act as the HR professional within organizations to ensure employee productivity and compliance.

Mary has her PHR and SHRM-CP certifications as well as a degree from University of Delaware in Human Relations.

Here is Mary’s contact information:

Mary Simmons | Director, HR Consulting

Portnoy, Messinger, Pearl & Associates, Inc.

100 Jericho Quadrangle, Suite 300

Jericho, New York  11753

Ph. (516) 921.3400 | F. (516) 921.6774


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