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Jackson Lewis Annual Labor & Employment Law Conference and Luncheon

Past Event Detail

October 15, 2015
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM CST
Embassy Suites
12520 Westport Parkway
La Vista, NE 68128
Registration Fee: Complimentary

Join attorneys from national employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. for a half-day of interactive discussions and practical solutions addressing the latest developments in workplace law, This half-day program is designed for corporate counsel, human resources management and professionals, other employment law decision makers, business owners and federal contractors.

Topics Include:

From Bruce to Caitlyn: The Evolution of LGBT Protection in the Workplace.
This presentation will explore the history, and current status, of LGBT protection under Title VII.  There will also be a discussion of current efforts by various federal administrative agencies to extend protection to these groups, and the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on gay marriage.

Another Day, Another Development: Updates for Employee Benefits and Workplace Privacy
For the past several years, employee benefits and workplace privacy have been amongst the fastest developing areas of law.  This presentation will highlight recent developments that affect employers’ day-to-day administration of these programs.  These topics will include: the Supreme Court’s Obergefell decision requiring states to recognize same-sex marriages and what it means for employee benefits; ACA reporting and the “Cadillac” tax; the upcoming round of HIPAA-compliance audits, and; updates on various data privacy requirements under state and federal law.

White Collar Workers to Get Pay Raise?
A discussion of the DOL’s proposed changes to the “white collar” exemptions and strategies designed to minimize the impact of these historic changes.

Top 10 I-9 and E-verify compliance issues for 2015
This session will discuss the top I-9 and E-verify government audit trends and what employer best practices can be implemented to defend against liability.

Nebraska’s New Pregnancy Accommodation Law
On August 30, 2015, a new law went into effect requiring Nebraska employers to provide very specific accommodations to pregnant workers. The law marks a significant change in the requirements for accommodating pregnancy in the workplace. This presentation will provide employers and human resources professionals with the basics about the new law to help ensure compliance.

Is Your Company a Joint Employer In the Eyes of the NLRB?
This session will discuss the impact of the NLRB’s recent Browning-Ferris decision and provide best practices for union and non-union employers to protect against a joint employer finding.

Best Practices in Employee Onboarding
Onboarding new employees can be overwhelming and time consuming for employers and new hires alike. Compliance challenges and inefficiencies with processes and forms to be completed on the first day of work can lead to employer and employee frustration. Learn best practices for streamlining the onboarding process, managing complex and growing state legislation, alleviating compliance challenges and ultimately raising employee satisfaction, via onboarding.

The FMLA/ADA Interactive Process
When an employee misses work due to a medical issue, issues often arise under both the Family Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. This presentation will discuss the interaction between those laws and provide best practices for compliance.

Contact Us for More Information

Please contact Kathy Korth at Kathy.Korth@jacksonlewis.com or 402-827-4253.