06/25/2009

Labor & Employment Law Breakfast Briefing-Indianapolis

Taft’s Labor & Employment Law Department
Invites You to a Complimentary Update

Thursday, June 25, 2009
At
Indianapolis Marriott North Hotel
3645 River Crossing Parkway
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What Employers Should Do Now to Prepare for a Pandemic Crisis

Indiana's Health Commissioner, Dr. Judith Monroe, and numerous other public health officials are warning that the swine flu virus could return in a more dangerous form this fall. Dr. Monroe is calling for counties to hold town hall meetings this summer to prepare for the possibility of an outbreak. Indiana employers need to plan now for a possible pandemic crisis. Marilyn Tucker will discuss the practical steps employers should take to prepare for an pandemic, including: how a pandemic influenza could affect the workplace; the steps employers can take to deal with employee health and safety issues legally and effectively; how to limit the negative economic and social impace of a pandemic; and strategies for continuing to run a business during a pandemic.

Business & Legal Strategies for Controlling Legal Costs During the Great Recession

From beleaguered manufacturers, home builders, mortgage companies and banks to retailers and even health care providers, employers are being forced to cut labor costs due to the clamp down on business credit, the housing crisis, a precipitous drop in consumer spending and confidence and other factors that have caused the worst economic slowdown since the Great Depression.  Done poorly, these cost cutting measures can result in damaging and expensive litigation. At this breakfast briefing, Chuck O'Keefe will discuss his industry experience and give tips for companies to develop and implement these strategies legally and effectively.

COBRA Subsidy, Part 2 and Legislative Update for Employee Benefit Plans

Ann Mackey will prepare you to comply with and maximize your reimbursements under the COBRA Subsidy, including how to handle COBRA premiums in severance agreements, and she will discuss recent law developments, including the EEOC's statement that health risk assessment questionnaires may violate the ADA.

Please join us for a discussion on the above topics with time for questions and answers. Click here to view a PDF invitation.

Please RSVP via telephone or e-mail to:
Kallie Bonnell:  317.713.3414 (phone); or kbonnell@taftlaw.com.

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