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August 23, 2018 – 2:00 pm EST
Surviving a DOL Wage & Hour Audit

Presenter: Jeremy Hertz, Sr. Deputy General Counsel and Director of HR Consulting, Acrisure LLC

Although Health and Welfare plan DOL audits have increased due to Health Care Reform, employers would be wise to not forget the more traditional liabilities associated with the DOL’s enforcement of the FLSA and the FMLA. This presentation will discuss several non-Health Care Reform DOL areas of concern for employers in 2018, and best practices for preparing for and surviving a DOL audit.

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September 20, 2018 – 2:00 pm EST

Nondiscrimination Rules for Health and Welfare Plans: A Primer

Presenter:  Sara Tountas, Deputy General Counsel and Director of Benefits Consulting at Acrisure, LLC

As a condition to enjoying favorable tax treatment under the Internal Revenue Code, Section 125 plans, FSAs and other benefit programs are subject to certain nondiscrimination rules. These rules are generally designed to prohibit employers from discriminating in favor of highly compensated and other key individuals in terms of eligibility, benefits and utilization. In this webinar, we’ll provide you with a basic overview of the nondiscrimination rules under the Code and highlight the specific tests used to determine whether plans are discriminatory.

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October 25, 2018 – 2:00 pm EST

The Americans with Disabilities Act: Common Employer Mistakes

Presenter:  Jeremy Hertz, Senior Deputy General Counsel and Director of HR Consulting at Acrisure, LLC

Participants will learn about the basic fundamentals of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA). The main focus of the webinar will be on the most common mistakes made by employers and how to reduce an organization’s risks of complaints, penalties and lawsuits.

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November 15, 2018 – 2:00 pm EST

Background Check Compliance Concerns for 2019

Presenter:  Rachel Johnson, Senior Associate General Counsel at Acrisure, LLC

Background checks on prospective employees have never been more important or more complicated. This webinar is intended to analyze the key compliance concerns facing employers that conduct background checks during the hiring process as well as best practice approaches to maintaining compliance.

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December 13, 2018 | 2:00 pm EST

Group Health Plans Year-End Update

Presenters:  Sara Tountas, Deputy General Counsel and Director of Benefits Consulting at Acrisure, LLC

 Deborah Hyde, Associate General Counsel, Benefits Consulting at Acrisure, LLC

In this webinar, you’ll get the latest developments affecting employer group health plans and cafeteria plans. We’ll give you practical insights on the most recent legislative changes, regulatory agency guidance and court decisions impacting the Affordable Care Act, ERISA, COBRA, HIPAA and other federal group health plan mandates. We’ll also provide a look ahead to 2019.

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