Dec 15, 2012 17:50 Business Briefs for December 9, 2012 Business Briefs for December 9, 2012 Advocate story Dec. 15, 2012 Comments CMIT Solutions targets BR, N.O. CMIT Solutions, of Austin, Texas, said it is targeting Baton Rouge and New Orleans for its 2012-2013 franchise growth, along with Las Vegas, southern California and Washington, D.C. CMIT Solutions provides information technology services and products to small and midsize businesses. Its president and chief executive officer is Jeff Connally. CMIT Solutions is at http://www.cmitfranchise.com. Consulting firm opens new office NEW ORLEANS — Path2 Better Performance has opened an office in New Orleans at 821 N. Hennessey St. Path2 is a business consulting firm that specializes in helping health-care organizations address domains established by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services as areas in which an Accountable Care Organization quality of performance will be evaluated. The company, which also has an office in Alpharetta, Ga., was founded by Janet Lathrop and Lori Leal, who previously worked for the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants Inc. The phone number is (678) 592-5796. Workplace legal seminar Thursday LAFAYETTE — The Louisiana Workforce Commission is co-sponsoring a half-day seminar Thursday to give employers the latest information on legal developments affecting the workplace. The seminar will be held from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Lafayette, 2032 Evangeline Thruway. Presenters include Rob Roux, LWC staff attorney, and Carey R. Holliday, special assistant to the director of the LWC’s Office of Workers’ Compensation. Topics include updates on employment and labor law, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, Family Medical Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, misclassification of workers, social media and the law and recent changes regarding Louisiana workers’ compensation laws. Curt Eysink, the workforce commission’s executive director, will serve as the luncheon keynote speaker. The cost of the seminar is $50, which also includes a continental breakfast and lunch, and registration is at http://www.lafayette.org. Seating is limited.