Charlotte Fall Seminar - OCTOBER 7


Seminar | October 07, 2014

Benefits Compliance Update & Checkup
Presenter: Jason Cogdill, Benefits & ERISA Attorney
As we approach the end of 2014 and focus on preparations for 2015, this session will provide: (1) an overview of key benefits compliance requirements for employers, including non-ACA topics such as ERISA and COBRA; (2) an update on recent ACA developments; and (3) a discussion of key ACA planning issues for 2015, including an update on the employer mandate. The session will be designed to be interactive with opportunity for Q&A, and you will receive a 2015 compliance checklist to assist you and your team.


Payroll & HR Pitfalls that Prevent ACA Compliance
Presenter: Karen Kirkpatrick, Sr. Compliance Advisor, Infinisource
Employers have long struggled with keeping current and compliant with laws and regulations – this compliance struggle with current requirements can prevent compliance with new requirements. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is yet another example of this perfect storm. In this session, participants learn about 3 specific areas that all but eliminate hopes of employer ACA implementation success unless fixed. The three important key areas this session will focus on for ACA Compliance includes: 1. Compensable time; 2. Worker classification; and, 3. Job descriptions.


Fatigue Risk Management – A Shared Responsibility Between Organizations and Employees
Presenters: G. Chipstead Faircloth, MBA, MHA, Executive Vice President;
Brenda S. Wright, Ph.D., Vice President, INTERVENT International, LLC

Fatigue is an unsafe condition in the workplace that can be managed. Because of potential impact of fatigue on health, safety, productivity, and on possible liability, any organization can benefit from addressing fatigue in the workplace. This session will address issues related to developing and delivering education and training on fatigue management for employees. This session will also provide an overview of sleep and its significance to overall health and lifestyle. At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to understand the impact of sleep on physical and mental health, consider the special needs of employees (including shift workers) related to fatigue, alertness, and performance, and develop a plan of action to improve sleep habits.

Location

Carmel Country Club
4735 Carmel Road
Charlotte, NC 28226
Phone: 704 945 9630
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Greenville Fall Seminar - OCTOBER 8


Seminar | October 08, 2014

Benefits Compliance Update & Checkup
Presenter: Jason Cogdill, Benefits & ERISA Attorney
As we approach the end of 2014 and focus on preparations for 2015, this session will provide: (1) an overview of key benefits compliance requirements for employers, including non-ACA topics such as ERISA and COBRA; (2) an update on recent ACA developments; and (3) a discussion of key ACA planning issues for 2015, including an update on the employer mandate. The session will be designed to be interactive with opportunity for Q&A, and you will receive a 2015 compliance checklist to assist you and your team.


Payroll & HR Pitfalls that Prevent ACA Compliance
Presenter: Karen Kirkpatrick, Sr. Compliance Advisor, Infinisource
Employers have long struggled with keeping current and compliant with laws and regulations – this compliance struggle with current requirements can prevent compliance with new requirements. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is yet another example of this perfect storm. In this session, participants learn about 3 specific areas that all but eliminate hopes of employer ACA implementation success unless fixed. The three important key areas this session will focus on for ACA Compliance includes: 1. Compensable time; 2. Worker classification; and, 3. Job descriptions.


Fatigue Risk Management – A Shared Responsibility Between Organizations and Employees
Presenters: G. Chipstead Faircloth, MBA, MHA, Executive Vice President;
Brenda S. Wright, Ph.D., Vice President, INTERVENT International, LLC

Fatigue is an unsafe condition in the workplace that can be managed. Because of potential impact of fatigue on health, safety, productivity, and on possible liability, any organization can benefit from addressing fatigue in the workplace. This session will address issues related to developing and delivering education and training on fatigue management for employees. This session will also provide an overview of sleep and its significance to overall health and lifestyle. At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to understand the impact of sleep on physical and mental health, consider the special needs of employees (including shift workers) related to fatigue, alertness, and performance, and develop a plan of action to improve sleep habits.

Location

Poinsett Club
807 E. Washington St
Greenville, SC 29601
Phone: 864 242 3062
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Spring 2014 Complimentary Seminar - Charlotte, NC


Seminar | March 18, 2014

8:30am breakfast
9:00am - 12:00pm seminar

 

ACA Update & Strategic Planning for the Employer Mandate in 2015

Presenter: Jason Cogdill, Benefits & ERISA Attorney

This 90-minute session will include: (1) an update on ACA developments and new guidance issued in the first quarter of 2014; (2) an overview of key upcoming compliance items for employers; and (3) a detailed discussion of employer mandate requirements for employers in 2015. Among the significant employer mandate topics covered will be: (a) which employers will be subject to the mandate; (b) the applicable effective date for employers subject to the mandate; (c) identifying employees that must be offered coverage in 2015, including a full discussion of the measurement period; and (d) explanation of potential penalties for noncompliance and key compliance strategies to avoid them.
 

Reasonable Accommodations & Background Checks: 2 EEOC Hot Topics

Presenter: Brian Barger, Partner, Labor & Employment, McGuireWoods LLC

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has stepped up its enforcement and activities in several areas, including how employers handle reasonable accommodation requests and employer use of background checks. This 90-minute session will help attendees understand how to: (1) Recognize a request for reasonable accommodations and the importance of then engaging in an interactive process with employees; and (2) Develop, adopt, and implement the proper use of background checks when hiring new employees. Each section will also educate attendees on some of the legal pitfalls and recent settlements obtained by the EEOC against employers.

 

 

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To register, please click the "Register Online" link above right, or email your name, the name of your Benefit Controls contact, and your company to Emilee Holt at emileeh@benefitcontrolsnc.com.

Location

Carmel Country Club
4735 Carmel Road
Charlotte, NC 28226
Phone: 704 945 9630
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