Four - Session Series Fall 2014

During its recent term, the U.S. Supreme Court issued some important and far-reaching employment law decisions affecting employers nationwide.

In response, Constangy will present a series of webinars discussing the implications of these decisions that involve four federal statutes:

Session One - Employee Retirement Income Security Act

Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (ET)

Heimeshoff v. Harford Life & Accident

Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer et al.

Issues of Concern to Employers:

  • Are the time limits for filing a lawsuit, set out in a benefit plan, enforceable?
  • When a company is not doing well how does this affect contributions to an ESOP?

Session Two - Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Session Two NEW DATE - Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (ET)

Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores

Issues of Concern to Employers:

  • Will Hobby  Lobby impact the "identity" of a corporation, open up the "piercing the corporate veil" arguments?
  • Could the Religious Freedom Restoration Act provide a defense against other civil rights laws that prohibit gender and disability discrimination?
  • Will the contraceptive requirements under the Affordable Care Act impact other employment laws?
Click HERE to register for Session Two

Session Three - Fair Labor Standards Act

Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (ET)

Sandifer v. U.S. Steel

Issues of Concern to Employers:

  • How does the Supreme Court define the term "clothes changing" found in the FLSA?  
  • How is an employer to calculate the time spent donning and doffing respirators, earplugs, and safety glasses? 

Session Four - National Labor Relations Act

Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (ET)

National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning

Issues of Concern to Employers:

  • What will happen to cases decided by Board Members on a "Recess Appointment"? 
  • NLRB's continuing intrusion into internal employer investigations, social media and employee handbooks.
  • Plymouth Court and the duty to engage in effects bargaining over unilateral acts allowed under a management rights clause.
Click HERE to register for Session Four

For additional information about these webinars please contact Kian Wint  at 

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