FMLA/ADAAA Compliance: Practical Guidance for Employers in 2015 and Beyond

Broadcast Date: Friday, November 13, 2015 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
Beth Brascugli De Lima, SPHR-CA, SHRM-SCP
Sheryl Willert
Valerie Bluth
Walter J. Brand


About HRM Consulting, Inc.

HRM Consulting, Inc. has provided FMA and ADA consulting services for over 22 years including HR & Medical Leave and Accommodation Consulting, Training, Checklists and Tools to organizations all over the US. Ms. De Lima also provides Certified Internal HR Investigation training - both online and live, advanced one-on-one certified trainings are available; as well as Online Leave/Accommodation Training for Managers - both standard and customized to include your policies, procedures and specific employment contacts.

The website has all the resources Leave and Accommodation Administrators need to save time and money while reducing the stress of managing leaves and accommodations.


About Williams Kastner

Williams Kastner has been serving clients in the Pacific Northwest since 1929. With more than 60 attorneys in offices in Washington and Oregon and affiliated offices in Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Kunming and Shenzhen, Williams Kastner offers global capabilities and vision with a local sensibility. Williams Kastner is dedicated to advancing the business and personal objectives of their clients.

Williams Kastner’s clients are a mix of local, regional, U.S. and international entities that includes industrial and commercial companies, financial institutions, private funds, government entities, educational institutions, charitable and cultural organizations, individuals, estates and trusts. Williams Kastner has served as national counsel for multinational Fortune 500 companies and through our strategic alliance with Duan & Duan in China, provide seamless legal counsel throughout the world.


About Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP

Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP is a New York City-based law firm comprised of over 65 attorneys, offering its clients legal services in a broad range of business related matters.  Founded in 1992, the Firm specializes in many areas of commercial law: Litigation, Labor & Employment, Employment Benefits/Executive Compensation, Corporate, Securities, Real Estate, Broker-Dealer Regulation, Private Investment Funds, Intellectual Property, Tax and Estate Planning.  The philosophy of the Firm is to provide the highest quality legal advice and counsel, dedicating consistent, personalized attention to each client.  Due to the Firm’s significant experience and expertise in the areas of practice in which we specialize, the firm can provide greater efficiency of service and, consequently, reduced actual time and expense to its clients.  Members of the Firm also contribute substantial amounts of time to assist charitable organizations in the fulfillment of their missions. 


The Labor and Employment Law Practice Group has extensive experience assisting clients in the United States and around the world to ensure compliance with all applicable U.S. federal and state labor and employment laws. The Firm’s attorneys have litigated virtually every type of labor and employment claim in state and federal courts as well as before administrative bodies, such as the EEOC, New York State Division of Human Rights, NLRB and Department of Labor and also specializes in drafting and negotiating employment contracts, handbooks and policies and advising on the labor aspects of corporate transactions.  Working on its own and in tandem with our other practice groups, the Labor and Employment Law Practice Group’s goal is to provide clients with high-quality and efficient legal services by experienced labor relations and employment law attorneys.  The Labor & Employment Group is dedicated to learning each client’s industry and business objectives in order to formulate the appropriate legal and business strategies necessary to solve complex labor and employment issues, vigorously litigate cases, and counsel clients to avoid or minimize personnel problems that can result in costly litigation.


About Watkins & Eager

Established in 1895, Watkins & Eager PLLC is a full-service, diversified law firm specializing in a multitude of practice areas.  These areas include an extensive real estate, banking, corporate, labor and employment and business practice, as well as the firm’s broad trial and appellate practice.  The firm is privileged to represent banking and financial institutions, manufacturers, oil and gas companies, pharmaceutical companies, commercial real estate developers, health care providers, investors, insurers, institutions of higher learning, and governmental agencies at the municipal, county, state and federal levels.

The firm’s lawyers are members of prestigious professional organizations, including the American College of Trial Lawyers, American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, American Board of Trial Advocates, American College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, American College of Mortgage Attorneys, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, and the Product Liability Advisory Council.

Creativity, critical thinking, dedication, excellence, experience, and responsiveness are the touchstones of the firm’s practice.  Watkins & Eager possesses the skills and the commitment to responsibly address complex legal problems and is dedicated to building relationships and going beyond what clients ask of them.  Located in the heart of Downtown Jackson for over 120 years, the firm honors its heritage and is committed to the future prosperity of the entire community.