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2018 December Legal Update Chapter Meeting

Each year, employment laws change at a very rapid rate. We will hold our annual legal up date at our December Chapter Meeting. This update, presented by prominent Jacksonville employment law attorneys, regularly enjoys a large crowd, and provides SHRM Jacksonville members and guests with much needed analysis and interpretation of the current legal and legislative climate.

 Export to Your Calendar 12/6/2018
When: Thursday, December 6, 2018
Registration at 7:00AM, Meeting begins 7:30AM, Presentation starts at 8:00AM
Where: Map this event »
UNF Adam W. Herbert University Center
12000 Alumni Drive
Jacksonville 32224
United States
Contact: Wendi Howard


Online registration is available until: 12/3/2018
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SHRM Jacksonville Annual Legal Update

 
 

Program Description

 Topic (s): Employment Law & Regulations and Employee & Labor Relations
 
 Date:  Thursday, December 6, 2018                    Registration   7:00 AM                                          
 UNF Adam W. Herbert University Center  Meeting/Breakfast/Networking   7:30 AM
 12000 Alumni Drive  Presentations   8:00 AM
 Jacksonville, Florida 32224  Meeting Ends   1:00 PM
 
 

Each year, employment laws change at a very rapid rate. We will hold our annual legal up date at our December Chapter Meeting. This update, presented by prominent Jacksonville employment law attorneys, regularly enjoys a large crowd, and provides SHRM Jacksonville members and guests with much needed analysis and interpretation of the current legal and legislative climate. This year, our topics include:

 

Presenter 

Form I-9 Compliance Challenges and Solutions
 
Presented by Giselle Carson, Esq., Marks Gray, P.A.

Immigration law is one of the most prominent legal issues in the United States at this time. Employers across all industries and of all sizes are affected. More than ever before, businesses are having a difficult time keeping up with the most current information concerning immigration regulations, including employment verification and Form I-9 challenges.

In this informative and practical presentation, you’ll get the information you need about the Form I-9 and its requirements, tips to decrease fines and reduce errors and mistakes, and solutions to special verification situations to ensure your organization is in compliance.

About the Speaker: Giselle Carson is a recognized business immigration and compliance attorney. She partners with growing and innovative organizations to hire and retain global talent to remain competitive, innovative and compliant.

She has been practicing law for over 15 years and has dedicated her practice to business immigration law. read more

Giselle Carson, Esq.

Marks Gray, P.A.

 

Presenter

 Washington DC Update - Impact of the mid-term elections

Presented by Tracy Watts, Mercer

Keeping up with the latest policy issues in Washington DC is always challenging. Join this session with a “Washington Insider” to get an update on benefits related policy issues at the federal level. Tracy Watts will look into her crystal ball and share thoughts on what the future might bring and what that means to employers. — mid-term elections and impact, if any, on health policy issues in 2019; future of ACA (What next? And what does state flexibility mean to employers?); Expanded Medicare and Medicare for all (Is change likely?); Mandated time off benefits (What will it take to get a safe harbor?); wellness program compliance (Will we ever get clarity?) Note: This list could change based on the most current issues of the day.

 

About the Speaker: Tracy is a Senior Partner the U.S. Leader for Health Care Reform at Mercer. A consultant with Mercer for over 30 years, she specializes in health care cost management, assisting employers in the design, evaluation, and ongoing management of health and group benefit plans for active and retired employees. read more

 

Tracy Watts

Mercer

 

Presenter

State Law Developments in Employment Law

Presented by Mark A. Addington, Addington Law

 
As we prepare to turn the calendar to 2019, employers look ahead to the next wave of labor and employment regulations. Given the regulatory gridlock and direction of the Trump administration, it is clear that employers will confront a host of new or amended federal, state, and/or local laws. This presentation will provide a big picture explanation for a significant increase in state and municipal legislation,bringing new compliance challenges to employers. We will then focus on some specific major issues subject to increased state and municipal legislation.

About the Speaker: Mark A. Addington represents private and public sector employers in employment and labor disputes. Mr. Addington’s practice also includes both alternative dispute resolution and advocating in administrative, state, and federal court. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Addington worked extensively in the hospitality industry in operations management, training, and human resource management. In addition to litigation and mediation, Mr. Addington assists employers by guiding them in policy development, problem prevention, and legal analysis of employment issues. read more

Mark A. Addington

Addington Law

 

Presenter

The Inside Scoop from Florida's Capitol

Presented by Travis Cummings, State of Florida House of Representatives

An overall look at Florida's Capitol response to:

  • What is Florida doing to control healthcare costs?
  • How do we increase transparency in healthcare, including medical claims experience?
  • A look at Florida's workforce and growing population.
  • Addressing the minimum wage
  • How Tallahassee is responding to the new Association health plan rules?
  • Multiple Employer Welfare Arrangements (MEWAs)
  • Implementation of medicinal marijuana
  • Florida's Medicaid system

And much more!

About the Speaker: Representative Travis Cummings currently represents Florida House District 18, which includes most of the residents of Clay County. He currently serves on the Clay County Delegation and is a member of the following committees: Health and Human Services Committee, Chair; Appropriations Committee; Rules and Policy Committee. read more

 

Travis Cummings

State of Florida House of Representatives

 

Certification information:

This activity has been submitted for four (4) Professional Development Credits (PDCs) by SHRM and four (4) HR (General) credits with the HR Certification Institute.

 

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