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The United States Congress created the Days of  Remembrance as our nation’s annual commemoration of the Holocaust.  This year, the Days of Remembrance begin on Monday April 8, 2013.

During the week, may each of us remember, even if  for only a moment, the millions who were murdered (including, but not limited to, 6 million Jews) by the Nazi Regime and their willing collaborators.  As a result of the Holocaust,  approximately 2 out of 3 European Jews were murdered.

May we also remember the countless “Righteous Gentiles” who risked their own lives to save those who were targeted for genocide simply because of who they were. 

On a personal note, my family tree is overwhelmed with tombstones for Holocaust victims.  At the same time, we have some survivors.  For example, one aunt survived only because she was hidden by the the courageous inhabitants of a Catholic Church in Poland.

Each year, I try to read at the Holocaust Museum in DC a few of the names of the many millions murdered.  I will do so this afternoon as my way to remember and to respect those who were taken from us.  

Never should these people be forgotten. Never again should this happen to any people. 

About Jonathan A. Segal
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Jonathan A. Segal is a partner at Duane Morris LLP in the Employment Group. He is also the managing principal of the Duane Morris Institute. The Duane Morris Institute provides training for human resource professionals, in-house counsel, and other leaders at client sites and by way of webinar on myriad employment, leadership labor, benefits and immigration topics. Jonathan has served intermittently as a consultant to the Federal Judicial Center in Washington, D.C. for more than 20 years, providing training on employment issues to federal judges around the country. Jonathan also has provided training on harassment on behalf of the EEOC as well as providing training on diversity to members of the United States intelligence agencies. Jonathan is also frequently a featured speaker at national, state and local human resource, business and legal conferences, including conferences sponsored by the Society for Human Resource Management and the Pennsylvania State Chamber of Business and Industry. Jonathan’s practice focuses on maximizing compliance and minimizing legal risk. Jonathan’s particular areas of emphasis include: equal employment opportunity in general and gender equality in particular: social media; wage and hour; performance management; talent acquisition; harassment prevention and correction; and non-competes and other ways to protect your business. You can find him on Twitter @Jonathan_HR_Law .
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I am pleased to post a blog I wrote for SHRM’s We Know Next on using plain speak in the workplace. It can be found here.

Thank you,

Jonathan

About Jonathan A. Segal
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Jonathan A. Segal is a partner at Duane Morris LLP in the Employment Group. He is also the managing principal of the Duane Morris Institute. The Duane Morris Institute provides training for human resource professionals, in-house counsel, and other leaders at client sites and by way of webinar on myriad employment, leadership labor, benefits and immigration topics. Jonathan has served intermittently as a consultant to the Federal Judicial Center in Washington, D.C. for more than 20 years, providing training on employment issues to federal judges around the country. Jonathan also has provided training on harassment on behalf of the EEOC as well as providing training on diversity to members of the United States intelligence agencies. Jonathan is also frequently a featured speaker at national, state and local human resource, business and legal conferences, including conferences sponsored by the Society for Human Resource Management and the Pennsylvania State Chamber of Business and Industry. Jonathan’s practice focuses on maximizing compliance and minimizing legal risk. Jonathan’s particular areas of emphasis include: equal employment opportunity in general and gender equality in particular: social media; wage and hour; performance management; talent acquisition; harassment prevention and correction; and non-competes and other ways to protect your business. You can find him on Twitter @Jonathan_HR_Law .