When The Military Comes Home: USERRA, VEVRRA, FMLA, COBRA, HIPAA & More
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As a result of the continuing global war on terrorism, employers are faced with an unprecedented level of impact of military service on the workplace. What must an employer do when an employee gets orders to be activated? Do you have to hold the job open? What if it's an employee's family member with the orders - what are an employer's obligations then? Do you need to track veterans who apply for employment with your company? If so, what are your obligations, including reporting.
Led by a former U.S. Army Judge Advocate who deployed to Iraq, this topic explores the pertinent laws for these circumstances, including the Uniformed Services Employment and Re-employment Rights Act (USERRA) and the military service-related leave granted under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
You will be provided with employer responsibilities and employee's rights as well as practice tips for handling common situations. The responsibilities for covered federal government contractors and subcontractors under the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) including affirmative action to employ and advance veterans will also be explained.
- Overview of Laws Implicated by an Employee's or Employee-Family Member's Military Leave
- Purposes, Principal Protections, and Broad Coverage
- Rights and Benefits While the Service Member Is Away, Including Continuation of Health Insurance Coverage (COBRA-Type Benefits)
- Re-Employment Rights, Including Protection Against Discharge After Re-Employment
- Denying Re-Employment, Including an Employer's Changed Circumstances
- Purposes and Principal Protections
- What Is Covered
- What Is Not Covered
- Notice Requirements
Resolving DisputesWrap up and Practice TipsAbout The Presenters
- Requirements, Enforcement
Matthew F. Nieman
- Shareholder in Jackson Lewis P.C.'s Washington, D.C. Region office
- Represents employers in a broad spectrum of labor and employment law matters, including discrimination, wage and hour, questions related to the Uniformed Services Employment and Re-employment Rights Act of 1994 (“USERRA”), and workplace drug-testing issues
- Actively involved in all phases of the litigation process
- Regularly speaks to and provides training to employer groups on various workplace-related topics, including sexual harassment, discrimination, substance-abuse prevention, and litigation avoidance
- Past-president and current legislative liason for the Dulles Chapter of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM)
- Was selected for inclusion in Virginia Super Lawyers magazine as a Rising Star each year since 2010 as well as recognized in the Washington Post Magazine as a Washington D.C. Metro Area Outstanding Young Lawyer each year since 2013
- J.D. degree, William & Mary School of Law; B.S. degree in industrial and labor relations, Cornell University; commission as a Distinguished Military Graduate of the U.S. Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps
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