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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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Upcoming Meetings

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 3:00 PM ET, 7:00 PM GMT
Includes an online presentation

What Do the New US Family Medical Leave Act Regulations Expanding the Definition of Spouse and Including Same-Sex Spouses Mean for Employers?

This LQH will review the U.S. Department of Labor‰s new regulations expanding the Department‰s definition of ,spouseŠ under the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) so as to entitle eligible employees in legal same-sex marriages to take FMLA leave to care for their spouse or covered family member, regardless of where they live. We will discuss what the new regulations means for employers with multi-state operations and steps employers should consider taking in light of the guidance. Alison Jacobs Wice, Shareholder, Jackson Lewis P.C.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 3:00 PM ET, 7:00 PM GMT

Upcoming Webcast

The Impact of Disability and Other Forms of Leave on the US Affordable Care Act and Other Welfare Benefits

May 21 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

Anti-nepotism Policy Sample

Mar 2015 Form & Policy Download doc
This sample policy deals with anti-nepotism with regard to team members of employees.

Employment of Relatives

Mar 2015 Form & Policy Download doc
This sample policy outlines when it is acceptable for an employee's relative to be hired in the same department.

Employee Training and Reimbursement Agreement

Mar 2015 Form & Policy Download doc
This sample outlines the terms for company reimbursement when an employee attends a conference, meeting, seminar, workshop, training, educational course, or similar instructional class.