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Jackson Lewis LLP is the 2014 sponsor for ACC's Employment & Labor Law Committee. The Employment & Labor Law Committee was co-winner for 2013 Outstanding Committee of the Year. Jackson Lewis LLP was also chosen as the 2012 Committee Sponsor of the Year.

The Employment & Labor Committee provides members with the latest information on employment, labor and benefits case law, plus resources and sample policies on key topics such as sexual harassment. It also comments on major legislative and regulatory initiatives on behalf of ACC members.

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Employment & Labor Newsletter - July Edition

The July Employment & Labor Law Committee Newsletter is out! Click here to view information on upcoming events, trending topics and new resources.


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Upcoming Teleconference Meeting

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 3:00 PM ET, 7:00 PM GMT
Legal Quick Hit (Webcast presentation during the meeting)

Class Action Litigation in the Employment Law Context: A Brief Overview of the Latest Developments

Presented by ACC's Employment and Labor Law Committee and Sponsored by Jackson Lewis P.C. Despite predictions that significant decisions by the United States Supreme Court would reduce the number of class action cases and reduce further the number of classes certified, in the labor and employment arena, class action dockets are as busy as ever. This QuickHit will examine some of the most significant developments in employment-related class action litigation in federal and state court, including key decisions on class certification and class action waivers. William J. Anthony, Shareholder, Class Actions and Complex Litigation Practice Group Leader, Jackson Lewis P.C.

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An Employee Benefits Primer

Jun 2014 InfoPAK Download pdf
Sponsored by Jackson Lewis P.C.
This InfoPAK is designed to provide corporate counsel with a general overview of employee benefits. The InfoPAK will focus on how ERISA and the Internal Revenue Code apply to health and welfare and ...

Workplace Information Risk in the Digital Age: Monitoring Employees, Social Media Challenges, Managing Access to Data, and Optimizing Flexibility

Feb 2014 InfoPAK Download pdf
Sponsored by Jackson Lewis P.C.
Digital communications and electronically stored data come with inherent vulnerabilities and the potential for employer liability. Harnessing the power of the digital age while controlling workplace ...

Recent Committee-Developed Resources

The Impact of Employees Left to Their Own Devices: Top Ten BYOD Considerations

Jul 2014 Top Ten
Sponsored by Jackson Lewis P.C.
Employers grappling with “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) issues should consider the following issues found in this article.

Recent Developments in Overtime Exemptions

Jul 2014 QuickCounsel
Sponsored by Jackson Lewis P.C.
Courts are increasingly recognizing the manageability issues inherent in class-wide treatment of alleged misclassification claims, which may curtail class certification of unwieldy misclassification ...

Basic Drug-free Workplace Policy

Jun 2014 Form & Policy Download doc
Sponsored by Jackson Lewis P.C.
This sample form complies with federal Drug Free Workplace Act.