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    2015 Employment Law Seminar

    Hot Topics in Employment Law

    On November 10, 2015, leaders from a variety of industries gathered to discuss the hottest issues in employment law. Speakers discussed the issues employers will likely face in the coming months as well as practical tips on how to address them.


    Ohio Pot-entially Dodged a Bullet, for now... - Part 1
    On November 3, Ohio voters said no to a pot monopoly, but are employers out of the woods? Joëlle Khouzam, a partner in Bricker & Eckler’s Employment & Labor group, discusses what has happened in other states and how employers, especially, can implement best efforts to prepare against future legalization efforts.

     

    Ohio Pot-entially Dodged a Bullet, for now... - Part 2
    On November 3, Ohio voters said no to a pot monopoly, but are employers out of the woods? Joëlle Khouzam, a partner in Bricker & Eckler’s Employment & Labor group, discusses what has happened in other states and how employers, especially, can implement best efforts to prepare against future legalization efforts.

     

    Recent Developments in Employee Misclassification - Part 1
    Cory Catignani, an associate with Bricker & Eckler's Employment & Labor group, addresses recent developments related to employee misclassification, including proposed changes to the overtime exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Department of Labor’s guidance on independent contractors and steps employers can take to avoid common misclassification pitfalls.

     

    Recent Developments in Employee Misclassification - Part 2
    Cory Catignani, an associate with Bricker & Eckler's Employment & Labor group, addresses recent developments related to employee misclassification, including proposed changes to the overtime exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Department of Labor’s guidance on independent contractors and steps employers can take to avoid common misclassification pitfalls.

     

    ACA, ERISA and Plan Documents – Common Mistakes for Employers to Avoid
    Kevin Burns, Of Counsel with Bricker & Eckler's Employment & Labor group, reviews recent ACA and ERISA legal changes and required legal provisions in welfare and cafeteria benefit plan documents.

     

    Bermuda Triangle Panel - Part 1 (HR managers: handling employee performance issues)
    Jim Petrie, Betsy Swift and Sue Wetzel, attorneys within Bricker & Eckler's Employment & Labor group, discuss the intersection between the Ohio Workers’ Compensation Law, the Family and Medical Leave Act and the Americans With Disabilities Act for employers dealing with workers who are injured on the job and need time off from work as well as any other reasonable accommodations.

     

    Bermuda Triangle Panel - Part 2 (Accommodating employees with injuries)
    Jim Petrie, Betsy Swift and Sue Wetzel, attorneys within Bricker & Eckler's Employment & Labor group, discuss the intersection between the Ohio Workers’ Compensation Law, the Family and Medical Leave Act and the Americans With Disabilities Act for employers dealing with workers who are injured on the job and need time off from work as well as any other reasonable accommodations.

     

    Bermuda Triangle Panel - Part 3 (ADA, workers’ comp and reasonable accommodation)
    Jim Petrie, Betsy Swift and Sue Wetzel, attorneys within Bricker & Eckler's Employment & Labor group, discuss the intersection between the Ohio Workers’ Compensation Law, the Family and Medical Leave Act and the Americans With Disabilities Act for employers dealing with workers who are injured on the job and need time off from work as well as any other reasonable accommodations.