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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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Upcoming Meeting

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 3:00 PM ET, 8:00 PM GMT
Includes an online presentation

US Immigration Update ? Impact on Employment Visas from Presidential Action

On Thursday, November 20, 2014, President Obama took to Facebook to announce executive actions addressing the country‰s ,broken‰ immigration system. For employers, the President promised to ,make it easier and faster for high-skilled immigrants, graduates, and entrepreneurs to stay and contribute to our economy.Š While vociferous objections to his plan have been raised on Capitol Hill and in the courts, and while implementing regulations may still be months away the speaker will discuss the major initiatives outlined: Expansion of Deferred Deportation Program (Not an Amnesty!) Green Card Adjustment of Status ,Pre-RegistrationŠ Benefit Work Authorization for Some H-4 Visa Dependent Spouses Green Card Mobility and Job Promotion Standards Clarification Policy Guidance on Standard of Review for L-1B Specialized Knowledge Visa Expansion of Work Authorization For STEM Foreign Students Visa Liberalization for Foreign Entrepreneurs, Researchers, and Related Persons PERM Program Review and Enhancements Sean Hanagan, Shareholder, Jackson Lewis

Upcoming Webcast

Employee Self-Help Discovery: What to Do When an Employee Takes Company Documents

Feb 10 2015 1:00 PM ET On-Line CLE/CPD Program
On Demand 60 Minutes
Sponsored by Miller Law Group

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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

Preventive I-9 Measures for Employers

Nov 2014 Form & Policy Download pdf
Sponsored by Jackson Lewis P.C.
To limit the risks of significant civil fines and potential criminal prosecutions based upon allegations of hiring or continuing to employ unauthorized workers, employers must ensure that their I-9 ...

eDiscovery Best Practices Chart

Oct 2014 Form & Policy Download pdf
A flowchart covering eDiscovery best practices.

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.