Forging a Path: Dissecting Controversial Health Legislation in the Workplace

Forging a Path: Dissecting Controversial Health Legislation in the Workplace

Location: Hofstra University Club, David S. Mack Hall, North Campus, Hofstra University

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Forging a Path: Dissecting Controversial Health Legislation in the Workplace

November 1, 2013, 9 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Hofstra University Club, David S. Mack Hall, North Campus, Hofstra University

This symposium is based upon the field of health legislation in the workplace. The event will discuss controversies in the fields of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). The diverse makeup of the panels is aimed at sparking dynamic conversation that is both interesting and practicable. The Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal welcomes you to an event that will provide a unique look at highly relevant legislation.

Keynote Speaker (Invited): Phyllis Borzi, Assistant Secretary for Employee Benefits Security, U.S. Department of Labor

The Evolution of Anti-Discrimination Disability Laws: Defining Reasonable Accommodation and Disability

  • Rick Ostrove ’96, Partner, Leeds Brown Law, PC
  • Keith Frank ’89, Partner, Perez & Varvaro
  • Marcy Karin, Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Work-Life Policy Unit, Civil Justice Clinic, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University
  • Jeffrey Schlossberg ’84, Of Counsel, Jackson Lewis LLP
  • E. Pierce Blue, Special Assistant and Attorney Advisor, Office of Commissioner Chai Feldblum, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Workplace Uncertainties Under the ACA: Preparing the Employer and Employee for the Road Ahead

  • Jill Bergman, Vice President of Compliance, Chernoff Diamond & Co., LLC
  • Steven Friedman, Shareholder and Co-Chair, Employee Benefits Practice Group, Littler Mendelson P.C.

The FMLA 20 Years Later: What Have We Learned and Where Do We Go From Here?

  • Robin Runge, Professorial Lecturer in Law, George Washington University Law School
  • Rona Kitchen, Assistant Professor of Law, Duquesne University School of Law
  • Joseph Lynett, Partner, Jackson Lewis LLP
  • Nicole Porter, Professor of Law, The University of Toledo College of Law

Registration is required.

Registration is $100 per person. Includes continental breakfast, lunch and CLE credits. Free for Hofstra University students, faculty, staff and administrators.  

Sponsored by: Littler Mendelson P.C.

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Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credits

The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University is certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an accredited provider of continuing legal education (CLE) in the state of New York.

This program qualifies for 3.5 CLE credits in professional practice.

Lawyers admitted in jurisdictions other than New York should check with those jurisdictions to determine CLE requirements in their states. Scholarships are available. For more information, please contact Judith Black, director of special events, at 516-463-6889 or Judith.Black@hofstra.edu.

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