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Jackson Lewis LLP is the 2015 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.

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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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August Employment & Labor Law Committee Newsletter

The September edition of the E&L Committee Newsletter is available. Catch up on on the hot topics in employment law and committee business by clicking here.

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Upcoming Meetings

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 3:00 PM ET, 7:00 PM GMT
Includes an online presentation

Labor Day and What Employers Need to Know About the National Labor Relations Board?s Changing Joint Employer Rules

The NLRB and its General Counsel, in recent decisions and briefs, have signaled that they are in the process of significantly considering expanding what affiliated companies will be considered a ,joint employerŠ under the National Labor Relations Act. In the past, one company had to control another company‰s labor and employee relations to be considered a joint employer. Under the evolving standard, one company may merely have the indirect power to influence labor relations, even if not exercised or to otherwise have a high degree of control over another company to be considered a joint employer. This evolving standard may have substantial impact on franchisors/franchisees, distributor and representatives, companies and their subcontractors, and parent companies and their subsidiaries. James M. Stone, Office Managing Shareholder, Jackson Lewis P.C. Ohio Office

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 3:00 PM ET, 7:00 PM GMT

Upcoming Webcast

Understanding the US Department of Labor's Proposed Changes to the "White Collar" Overtime Exemptions

Sep 2015 Webcast
Sponsored by Jackson Lewis P.C.

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InfoPaks

Management and Defense of Employee Whistleblower Claims

Jul 2015 InfoPAK Download pdf
Sponsored by Jackson Lewis P.C.
This InfoPAK provides in-house counsel with comprehensive information on the management and defense of employee whistleblower claims. Highlighting the liabilities and other challenges employers face ...

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 ...

Recent Committee-Developed Resources

Severance Pay Plans

Jul 2015 Wisdom of the Crowd
This Wisdom of the Crowd, compiled from questions and responses posted on the Employment & Labor Law eGroup*, discusses how companies handle severance pay plans when a former employee finds new employment. ...

Responding to Discrimination Charges

Jul 2015 Wisdom of the Crowd
This Wisdom of the Crowd, compiled from responses posted on the Employment & Labor Law eGroup*, discusses the different response options available when charges of discrimination are brought against ...

Answer to Secretary of Labor's Complaint

Jun 2015 Form & Policy Download doc
Sponsored by Jackson Lewis P.C.
This is a sample answer to Secretary of Labor's complaint regarding OHSA violation.