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April 01, 2020 | 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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FFCRA Playbook: Tackling the DOL's Guidance
Presented by Dickinson Wright

Beemer Jodka Gregory

As we approach the April 1 effective date of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), the Department of Labor has issued a number of Q&A guidelines aimed at helping employers administer the Emergency Paid Sick Leave (EPSL) and Emergency Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Expansion pieces of that law. Dickinson Wright's Jeff Beemer, Sara Jodka, and Eric Gregory have the playbook you need to tackle all the DOL's recent guidance.  

Specifically, we will take a deep dive into the following:

  • The nuts and bolts of the EPSL and Emergency FMLA Expansion
  • Whether your business is a covered employer under the FFCRA and the potential risks of misclassification
  • When your employees are entitled to receive these new benefits
  • The interplay between the FFCRA and your current paid leave policies
  • Employee benefits and ERISA issues
  • Your questions

This program is being presented in conjunction with the Middle Tennessee Society for Human Resources Management (MT|SHRM). 

The webinar is complimentary but registration is required. We're looking forward to your participation!

Can't attend at this date/time? Please register anyway and we'll send you the recording of the live broadcast.

Presented by:

Jeff Beemer is a business lawyer who works with clients to achieve effective resolution of a variety of business disputes. He provides proactive advice on litigation avoidance and risk management, including daily counseling for employers on all aspects of employment law. As a seasoned trial advocate, Jeff has significant experience achieving favorable results for clients in employment cases and commercial disputes, as well as in litigation involving significant personal injury claims, product liability, and insurance coverage disputes. Jeff’s experience covers a broad range of industries, with particular emphasis on manufacturing, social services, electric utilities, transportation, and governmental entities.

Sara Jodka, of our Columbus Ohio office, works with businesses to anticipate, identify, and resolve labor and employment, data privacy and cyber security, and litigation risks. She serves as Content Manager for Labor and Employment for the All Things HR blog; leads the U.S. Data Privacy and Cybersecurity practice; chairs the Healthcare Information Privacy and Security Task Force and co-chairs the Telehealth Task Force. Sara’s employment practice includes compliance and litigation work spanning federal and state laws including FMLA, FCRA, FLSA, ERISA, ADA.

Eric Gregory's practice is focused primarily in the areas of ERISA, employee benefits, and executive compensation. Eric advises clients on all aspects of employee benefits including qualified retirement plans, welfare plans, and nonqualified compensation programs.Eric assists clients with plan design, drafting, and implementation of 401(k), profit sharing, 403(b), 457, and defined benefit plans. He also provides advice on the design, implementation, and administration of insured and self-insured medical plans, dental plans, life insurance, disability, and cafeteria plans, including pre-tax premium plans, and flexible spending account plans.

Additionally, Mr. Gregory assists clients regarding regulatory compliance with HIPAA, the Affordable Care Act (healthcare reform), COBRA, FMLA, GINA and ADA.

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