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Wednesday, October 26 • 9:30am - 10:30am
Chapter 78 & Collective Bargaining

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Chapter 78 should be a potential game changer in the area of employee benefits and collective bargaining.  Now that school employees will contribute a percentage of the cost of the premiums, most for the first time, they will start to become “consumers” of healthcare.  Since the SEHBP must offer alternate plan designs to reduce the premium cost of some plans, employees may be forced to consider benefit options that were previously too "corporate" such as High Deductible Health Plans and Health Savings Accounts in order to reduce their cost of participation.    In this session, we will examine Chapter 78, including the requirement to implement Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)  and how it is likely to change the collective bargaining landscape as it relates to employee benefits.


Speakers
avatar for Andrew B. Brown, Esq

Andrew B. Brown, Esq

Partner, Schwartz Simon Edelstein & Celso LLC
I am an attorney with more than 20 years of experience in the area of labor and employment. I am eager to help school districts navigate the challenges of contract administration, personnel and other employee/employer relationships.
avatar for Lou Pepe

Lou Pepe

Assistant Superintendent for Business, City of Summit Public Schools
We are in the Business of Education - With more than 20 years of professional experience in management, operations and administration I am passionate about leadership and continued learning. This has led to development and maintenance of my Blog: http://businessedissues.blogspot.com/


Wednesday October 26, 2011 9:30am - 10:30am
Room 420 Fourth Floor - East

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