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ESST 2024 Readiness Webinar Recording

December 5, 2023
time (CST)
10:00 am
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Christensen Group Insurance and Felhaber Larson share their knowledge about Employee Sick and Safe Time.

  • Benefits and Burdens on different structure strategies for ESST
  • Pitfalls and perks of ESST
  • Practical applications of ESST
  • How this affects Unionized Employers
  • FAQs & Q&A

SHRM - this program is valid for 1.0 PDC

HRCI - credit

MEet the Speakers

Penny Phillips

Felhaber Larson

Penelope (Penny) Phillips focuses exclusively on counseling and representing employers in all areas of employment law, including FMLA, wage and hour, employment discrimination claims (including gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, and race), defamation, whistleblower, breach of contract and wrongful discharge. She also investigates complaints of employee misconduct (including harassment and offensive behavior). Penny has worked with and practiced before the state and federal courts, various state and federal agencies, including the Department of Labor, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and state and local fair employment practices agencies.

Grant Collins

Attorney, Felhaber Larson

Grant Collins is an MSBA-certified specialist in both traditional labor law and employment law.  Grant serves as the co-editor of the authoritative treatise Minnesota Practice: Employment Law & Practice (4th ed. 2020). Grant stays current on labor and employment law by serving as co-editor of the Minnesota Employment Law Report, an up-to-the-minute blog on the latest developments in labor and employment law in Minnesota and throughout the country.

Robert Schmitz

Christensen Group Insurance

Bob Schmitz joined Christensen Group in 2014. Previously, Bob was a partner at Schreifels and Associates, a Minnesota based employee benefits consulting firm. At Christensen Group, Bob is the Leader of the Employee Benefits department. Bob has a specific focus in the following areas: Regulatory Compliance (ACA, ERISA, COBRA, FMLA), Funding Analysis, Long-term Strategic Planning, and Claims Analytics. Bob graduated from St. Cloud University with a B.S. in Accounting.

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