JSAHR In-Person Legal Seminar Nov. 10 – Attorneys to Give Employment Law Updates

Posted on October 26, 2022 By

The Jersey Shore Association for Human Resources (JSAHR) is hosting a half-day legal in-person, interactive seminar presented by the employment law firm of Jackson Lewis on November 10 from 8:15 a.m. to Noon at Jumping Brook Country Club, 210 Jumping Brook Road, Tinton Fall, NJ 07753. The seminar will cover critical issues facing employers today, and present strategies and solutions.

The seminar led by attorneys Luke Breslin, Bianca Olivadoti, Pooja Bhutani, and Darran St. Ange will provide the latest information on employment issues impacting organizations on a federal and state level. The presentation will include N.J. Temporary Disability Benefits; Family Leave Insurance (“NJ FLI”), Family Leave Act (“NJ FLA”) and Paid Sick Leave (“NJ PSL”); Conducting an Effective Workplace Investigation; Key Issues to Address When Building an Ethical Organization; and Updates on Recent New Jersey Legislation and Case Law; and Issues Pertaining to Employee Benefits Regarding Access to Abortions, presented by Tom Crowell at Hafetz and Associates.

The registration fee is $65 for JSAHR members; $95 for non-members; and $50 for guests and those in-transition; $10 for students with a valid ID; and $10 additional fee for walk-ins. Register online at jsahr.shrm.org/events or email Christine Higgins at admin@jsahr.org or call JSAHR at 732-701-7155. Prepaid registrants will receive a webinar link.

This program is pending approval for 3.0 SHRM PDC (Professional Development Credits) recertification credit and 3.0 HRCI (Human Resource Certification Institute) General recertification credit.

About the Jackson Lewis Speakers: Luke P. Breslin is a Principal in the Berkeley Heights, N.J., and Monmouth County offices. He represents employers in workplace law matters in federal and state courts, and administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the New Jersey Division of Civil Rights. Bianca M. Olivadoti is an Associate in the Berkeley Heights, N.J., office. Olivadoti regularly litigates a wide range of employment matters, including cases involving discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, as well as cases involving compliance with federal and state regulations on pay equity and employee leave. Pooja Bhutani is an Associate in the Monmouth County office. Bhutani represents employers in a wide range of litigation issues, including discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliation, and wage and hour matters in state and federal courts, and administrative agencies. Darran E. St. Ange is an Associate in the Berkeley Heights, N.J., office. St. Ange focuses his practice on representing employers in workplace law matters, including preventive advice and counseling, litigation, and administrative matters.

About Jackson Lewis, P.C.: Jackson Lewis P.C. is among the largest firms in the country dedicated to representing management in labor, employment and benefits law, and related litigation. With 58 offices across the country, the firm has both a national perspective and keen understanding of the nuances of regional business environments. Jackson Lewis represents employers before state and federal courts on a wide range of issues, including discrimination, wrongful discharge, retaliation, whistleblower, health, safety, wage/hour, pension, and benefits. The firm’s attorneys negotiate collective bargaining before the NLRB, OSHA, and other federal and state agencies.

About Tom Crowell, Sr. Benefits Consultant, Hafetz and Associates: Tom Crowell has been advising business clients for more than 28 years in the design of group benefits programs. He is responsible for implementation of plans to make sure the programs conform with state and federal requirements, and laws. He is an annual attendee at N.J. State of the State of Healthcare meetings as well as National Association of Health Underwriters annual Capitol Conference in Washington. Crowell holds a BA in Psychology from Penn State University.