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Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal Symposium

Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal Symposium

Forging a Path: Dissecting Controversial Health Legislation in the Workplace

Friday, November 1, 2013, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

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

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: Phyllis Borzi, Assistant Secretary for Employee Benefits Security, U.S. Department of Labor

Panel Topics Include:

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

  • Rick Ostrove ’96Partner, Leeds Brown Law, PC

  • Keith Frank ’89Partner, Perez & Varvaro

  • Marcy KarinClinical Professor of Law and Director, Work-Life Policy Unit, Civil Justice Clinic, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University

  • Kevin Barry, Professor of Law, Co-Director of Civil Justice Clinic, Quinnipiac University School of Law

  • E. Pierce BlueSpecial Assistant and Attorney Advisor, Office of Commissioner Chai Feldblum, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Moderator: 
Jeffrey Schlossberg ’84Of Counsel, Jackson Lewis LLP

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

  • Jill BergmanVice President of Compliance, Chernoff Diamond & Co., LLC

  • Steven FriedmanShareholder 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 RungeAdjunct Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School

  • Rona KitchenAssistant Professor of Law, Duquesne University School of Law

  • Joseph LynettPartner, Jackson Lewis LLP, Long Island

  • Nicole PorterProfessor of Law, The University of Toledo College of Law

Moderator: 
Marcy KarinClinical Professor of Law and Director, Work-Life Policy Unit, Civil Justice Clinic, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University

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.

 


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 orJudith.Black@hofstra.edu.

Friday, November 01, 2013

Cost:

$100.00

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Location:

Hofstra University Club
Hofstra University Club
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
USA


Contact:

Judith Black

Phone: 516-463-6889
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