August Webinar-Registration Closing Soon!

BIM Group is pleased to extend an invitation to attend our upcoming monthly compliance Webinar. In conjunction with our alliance with United Benefit Advisors, you have the opportunity to learn more about the latest compliance trends and regulations from one of the nation’s leading employment and benefit law firms, Jackson Lewis LLP. Best of all, you can take advantage of the Webinar from the convenience of your office and personal computer. If you are a BIM Group client or VIP,  you should have received an email on July 17th, 2017  with a preferred employer discount code to view the webinar for free.  If you did not receive the email or have misplaced it, please contact compliance@teambim.com with the employer name in the subject line. Thank you!

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What Employers Need to Know about Severance Agreements and Bonus Plans

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT

This webinar will cover what to consider when offering severance agreements or bonus plans.

We will:

  • Briefly describe severance agreements and bonus plans
  • Generally discuss how federal and state laws impact these arrangements
  • Describe how offering severance agreements or bonus plans may affect plan design
  • Discuss the impact that these arrangements have on the payroll process and taxation
  • Discuss the impact that these arrangements have on benefits such as life and long-term disability
  • Discuss how severance agreements or bonus plans interplay with COBRA
  • Discuss how offering these arrangements can set a precedent for future employer actions

This 60-minute intermediate level webinar will help employers understand the implications of offering severance agreements or bonus plans.

The presentation will be posted on the UBA website the day before the webinar.

PRESENTER Lorie Maring is Of Counsel in the Atlanta, Georgia, office of Fisher Phillips. She focuses her practice on helping employers navigate Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and other state and federal laws impacting the design, implementation and ongoing compliance of their employee benefit plans and programs.

She regularly advises clients on the Affordable Care Act, health and welfare benefits, qualified plans, executive compensation, Multiple Employer Welfare Arrangements (MEWAs) and multiemployer plan issues.

Lorie also represents employers in managing Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Department of Labor (DOL) audits, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance and fiduciary obligations. She serves clients in the public and private sector, including non-profit organizations and trade associations.

Jennifer Sandberg is a Partner in the Atlanta, Georgia, office of Fisher Phillips. Employers, In-House Counsel, and Human Resource professionals view her as a trusted advisor, providing solid business advice. She works to understand her clients’ business and desired business outcomes in order to provide creative and cost-effective advice and counsel. She assists clients in accomplishing business objectives in the most efficient manner possible. Her advice is custom-tailored for employers with tens of thousands of employees or those with a mere handful of employees.

Jennifer was selected for inclusion in The Legal 500 – Workplace & Employment Counseling in 2015.

Register here for the webinar.

Register for this webinar today while seating is still available. The webinar is 60 minutes and is an exceptional educational value for only $200.

This webinar event has been submitted to the Human Resource Certification Institute and the Society for Human Resource Management to qualify for 1 recertification credit hour.

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This series is brought to you by your Partner Firm of United Benefit Advisors — the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization, with more than 200 Partner offices in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.

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