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Fisher Phillips Partnering With Georgia Association Of Health Underwriters (GAHU) At 24th Annual Convention

Date and Time
7.31.14

This exceptional program provides two days of extensive professional development content. Human Resource and Benefit professionals will hear directly from experts about how health benefits may be structured in the future, tax credit opportunities, defined benefit opportunities and more!  Better still, for HR and Benefit professionals, the convention registration fee will be waived making this a valuable opportunity.

24th Annual Convention
July 31 12:00 p.m. to August 1 5:00 p.m.
Event details
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Price:
$200 All NAHU Members
$175 Earlybird rate before July 1
$225 All Guests
$200 Earlybird rate before July 1

Hotel Reservations:

Westin Savannah Harbor Golf & Spa Resort - GAHU's room block is now open. The special group rate is $174 per night. Make your hotel reservations online by clicking here. The number for reservations is 912-201-2090 and indicate you are with GAHU.

Fisher Phillips attorneys will be presenting two breakout sessions during the Georgia Associations of Health Underwriters conference and participating in a panel presentation on “Plan Trends, Designs and Budgets for 2015.”

Breaking Bad Behavior:  Medical Marijuana, Cursing, Social Media, Attire, Tattoos, Missing Underwear, Body Odor, Etc.:  Long gone are the days of Miss Manners and etiquette classes that provided a common means for respectful interaction within society. Self-centered behavior and inaccurate beliefs about “rights” in the workplace abound among employees.  Employees often come to work with an attitude of personal freedom that frequently is at odds with employment policies. Nose rings, medical marijuana, and sexting are considered “rights.” This session addresses an employer’s rights to prohibit inappropriate conduct and maintain the work environment best suited to the employer’s needs. Come learn what you and your clients may – or may not – need to tolerate in the workplace. Presented by Jennifer Sandberg and Bert Brannen.

When was the last time your Company had a checkup?  When it comes to employment law, one thing is certain – change!  While stopping all employment claims and issues may be impossible in the current business and political environment, a smart employer can do many things to avoid liability or at least minimize liability. This session will address the many areas of employment law compliance that an employer must consider for effective preventive practices and to better protect their businesses. If you (or your clients) have not reviewed your employment-related practices recently, and determined the preventive actions you may need to take, this session is for you. As a broker, you may be your client’s first point of contact in the event of a question or crisis so learn how to help your client spot these employment and Human Resource related issues. Presented by Jennifer Sandberg and Bert Brannen.

Jennifer B. Sandberg is a partner in the Atlanta office. She represents management in all areas of labor and employment law. A significant portion of her practice is devoted to providing clients with day-to-day preventive advice to reduce the likelihood of demands, charges, and litigation.

D. Albert Brannen is the managing partner in the Atlanta office. Since 1982 he has represented employers exclusively in successfully solving labor and employment law problems in the workplace.

Panel presentation:  "Plan Trends, Designs and Budgets for 2015."  Panel speaker, Lorie Maring

Lorie Maring is Of Counsel in the Atlanta office and a member of the firm's Employee Benefits Practice Group. His practice focuses on a wide range of employee benefit plans and programs.

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