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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.

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 Law Committee Newsletter

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Upcoming Meetings

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 3:00 PM ET, 8:00 PM GMT
Includes an online presentation

Medical & Recreational Marijuana in the Workplace: Must Employers in the United States Allow It?

This Legal Quick Hit will address some critical questions on the spread of state and local marijuana laws, including how these laws affect employers‰ policies prohibiting the use of drugs and alcohol in the workplace, as well policies with respect to accommodation of disabled employees who state they need to use marijuana for medical purposes. Matthew F. Nieman, Shareholder, Jackson Lewis P.C.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 3:00 PM ET, 7:00 PM GMT

Upcoming Webcast

Quickie Elections: What Every Employer Needs to Know About the U.S. National Labor Relations Board?s Expedited Election Rules

Mar 31 2015 2:00 PM ET On-Line CLE/CPD Program
On Demand 60 Minutes
Sponsored by 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

Post-Employment Agreements Not To Compete

Feb 2015 QuickCounsel
Sponsored by Arent Fox LLP
This QuickCounsel addreses state law which governs most post-employment restraints, and since the rules vary significantly by jurisdiction, restrictive covenants must reflect the limitations acceptable ...

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.