New York, NY, April 25, 2015 –(PR.com)– The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Peter L. Frattarelli, Partner, Archer & Greiner, P.C. will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “The Affordable Care Act for Employers with Unionized Workers in 2015 Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled for May 29, 2015 @ 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM(ET).
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About Peter L. Frattarelli
Peter L. Frattarelli is the Chair of Archer & Greiner’s Labor & Employment Department. He regularly represents management and employers in labor and employment litigation and proceedings. Peter has extensive experience defending employers and individuals against harassment and discrimination lawsuits, as well as before state and federal administrative agencies. These include claims for race, gender, sex, disability, national origin and age discrimination. His management defense experience has been in a wide variety of contexts, ranging from unlawful discipline through wrongful termination. Peter’s litigation experience also includes an emphasis on defending against retaliation and “whistleblower” claims. He has handled numerous cases defending employers against claims of failure to accommodate the needs of disabled persons, including several cases that sought to extend the disability protection laws against employers and places of public accommodation.
About Archer & Greiner, P.C.
Archer & Greiner is a dynamic, full-service law firm with a reputation for providing quality, result-driven legal services to corporate and individual clients. With more than 175 attorneys, the firm is one of the five largest in the State of New Jersey. The firm’s clients range from major corporations, banks, and insurance companies, to medium-sized, family-owned businesses and individuals.
Our firm never forgets that we are a service business: we put our clients first.
We believe our firms distinguishes itself by meeting the needs of our clients at every level of legal complexity, while committing our resources to remain on the cutting edge of developing legal issues and technology, and managing our clients’ interests with an ongoing commitment to value. We understand the legal market is highly competitive. That said, our firm has enjoyed steady growth driven primarily by our strong commitment to responsive and cost-effective client service.
Our firm’s success depends on our clients’ success.
If it were not difficult enough to understand the nuances of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), now special consideration must be given to unionized workers. The ACA obligates unionized employers to reassess the health benefits provided to employees, to determine which should be eligible, and to negotiate with them special health benefits concurrent to minimizing their costs and avoiding regulatory penalties. The effect of collective bargaining agreements, the employer mandate, the Cadillac plans, and union employer funds add complications to unionized workplaces.
In this two hour, live webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders assembled by The Knowledge Group will help attendees understand the important aspects of this significant topic. The speakers will provide an in-depth discussion of Affordable Care Act for Employers with Unionized Workers and offer bests practices for compliance with the ACA.
Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:
Affordable Care Act New Regulations
Play or Pay Provision and Practical Implications
The Cadillac Tax
Part-Time, Full-time, Unionized?
Coverage Levels and Plan Design
Affordability of Coverage
Best Strategies to Minimize Pitfalls and Penalties
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Group, LLC was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/
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