Events with Elizabeth Engert Manzo

Events

  • International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans 65th Annual Employee Benefits Conference - 10/20/2019 - 10/23/2019

    James K. Estabrook and Elizabeth E. Manzo are co-speaking at the 65th Annual Employee Benefits Conference in San Diego where they are conducting a Structured Roundtable on the topic of the implications for the U.S. pertaining to cannabis.

  • Medical Marijuana and the Construction Industry - 09/12/2019

    Elizabeth E. Manzo is speaking to members of the Mechanical Contractors Association of New Jersey at their monthly meeting regarding medical marijuana in the construction industry.

    Attendees will learn:

    • The status of and requirements under New Jersey’s medical marijuana laws.
    • What should be done if an employee presents a medical marijuana card?
    • Can zero tolerance drug testing policies be enforced?
    • What are the consequences of failure to accommodate a qualified medical marijuana user?
  • Defined Benefit Pension Issues - 09/12/2019

    James K. Estabrook and Elizabeth E. Manzo, members of Lindabury’s Employee Benefits practice group, are speaking on the topic of Defined Benefit Pension issues at the Taft Hartley Plan Trustees and Administrators seminar hosted by the Milliman at The American Labor Museum in Haledon, NJ.

  • Health Care Management Conference - 05/06/2019 - 05/08/2019

    Medical and Recreational Marijuana — What Employers and Funds Should Know

    Elizabeth Manzo is speaking at the Health Care Management Conference regarding shifts in laws across the country and how carefully health plan sponsors and employers must consider their policies related to marijuana, regardless of the laws in the states in which they operate. This session will cover legal considerations, drug testing, workplace safety and health plan coverage concerns to ensure policies are clear and to lower the employer/fund’s risk.

    For more information click here.

  • Annual Update for HR Pros - 03/08/2019

    Members of Lindabury’s Labor & Employment practice group address business owners, nonprofit directors and human resource professionals who are continually challenged by complying with new laws, adjusting to new trends and finding quality employees as they manage their organization.  This conference will help attendees navigate the curves in the ever changing area of human resource practices.

    Topics to be addressed include:

    • Employment Agreements- New Legislation is a Game-changer for Employers
    • Anti-Harassment Workplace Policies & Training
    • Marijuana & Your Workforce – Update on Medical Expansion & Legislation
    • Employee Classification – Exempt or Non-exempt….That is the Question
    • Out of Network Consumer Protection & Cost Containment Accountability Act
    • How the Changing Tide of Restrictive Covenant Law Impacts You

    To register click for this complimentary breakfast seminar click here.

  • Mechanical Contractors Association of America Industry Improvement Fund Operations Conference - 12/05/2018 - 12/07/2018

    Issues addressed at this conference include the duties and responsibilities of industry improvement fund trustees, communicating with fund contributors, financial administration and objectives of a fund, industry education/promotion, and a fund’s long-and short-range objectives. Roundtable and panel discussions provide information on existing programs that are supported by industry improvement funds.

    Jim Estabrook and Elizabeth Manzo will be addressing Industry Fund Legal Updates:

    •  Review and Update of the Key Elements of the Industry Funds Operations Guide
    •  Vexing Problems for Industry Fund and Employee Benefit Fund Trustees
    •  Drugs and the Workplace:  Opioid Crisis and Medical Marijuana

    For more information click here.

  • Medical & Recreational Marijuana: What Sub-Contractors Need to Know - 10/25/2018

    Elizabeth E. Manzo addresses members of the New Jersey Subcontractors Association on the medical and recreational uses of marijuana that New Jersey’s Sub-Contractors need to know.

    Attendees Will Learn:

    • The status of and requirements under New Jersey’s medical and (proposed) recreational marijuana laws.
    • What should be done if an employee presents a medical marijuana card?
    • Can zero tolerance drug testing policies be enforced?
    • What are the consequences of failure to accommodate a qualified medical marijuana user?
    • Can an employee be terminated for “recreational” use during non-working hours off premises?

    For more information or to register click here.

  • International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans 64th Annual Employee Benefits Conference - 10/15/2018

    Elizabeth E. Manzo is speaking at the 64th Annual Employee Benefits Conference in New Orleans.  Elizabeth is presenting at the “New Equal Opportunity for Apprenticeship Programs”  session on the Impact of Recent Regulations Impacting Training Funds including:

    • Status and impact of EEOC regulations
    • Delivery of anti-harassment training
    • Update on newly formed Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion
    • Federal outlook for training funds
  • Emerging Developments in Labor & Employment Regulations - 06/20/2018

    Elizabeth Manzo addresses issues employers may face when considering local and federal rules concerning medical marijuana and the failure to accommodate a qualified medical marijuana user for disability discrimination at the Gateway Warehouse Association’s 2nd Quarterly Meeting.

  • Black Business Alliance Monthly Meeting - 06/11/2018

    Lindabury hosted the Black Business Alliance Chamber of Commerce‘s (BBA) monthly meeting.  The BBA provides training, networking, business support and opportunities for members.  This month’s education topics were provided by members of Lindabury’s Labor & Employment group.

    Topics:

    John Schmidt – Paid Sick Leave:
    On May 2, 2018, Governor Murphy signed New Jersey’s first statewide paid sick leave act into law, becoming effective on October 29, 2018. Learn what employers will now be required to do to be legally compliant.

    Lisa Gingeleskie – Sexual Harassment / Internal Investigations:
    The practice of conducting workplace investigations is often the best way to avoid litigation, as employees who feel their employers have heard their complaints and taken appropriate action are typically less likely to seek redress in court.

    Jim Estabrook – State and Local Tax (SALT) Deductions:
    Learn how the reduced state and local tax deduction will affect businesses.

    Elizabeth Manzo – Medical Marijuana
    What employers need to know about employee drug testing and accommodating employees who are approved medical marijuana patients.

  • Metro Women’s Leadership Summit : All Things Marijuana - 06/01/2018

    Elizabeth Manzo is speaking at the Metro Women’s Leadership Summit on June 1, 2018 in Newark, NJ, on the topic of marijuana.  This session highlights insightful and not to be missed discussion about one of the hottest topics in New Jersey. Learn everything about the state’s marijuana legislation, employment concerns, and cannabis industry.

    To register for this event click here.

  • The Bar Foundation of Union County: Elder Law, Trusts & Estates With A Perspective From The Bench - 05/23/2018

    Elizabeth Manzo is among panel of speakers invited by The Bar Foundation of Union County discussing issues concerning Elder Law and Trusts & Estates.

    Elizabeth addresses medical marijuana issues impacting the elderly and disabled.

    • The status and existing conflict between state and federal marijuana laws.
    • What New Jersey’s Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana law provides.
    • Problems which exist between federal funding under Medicaid/Medicare and N.J. nursing home residents who seek qualified medical marijuana care.
    • Recent lawsuits requiring accommodation for medical marijuana users under state disability statutes.

    For additional information or to register click here.

  • Medical Marijuana Laws - How Are They Impacting The Mechanical Contractor? - 05/01/2018

    The latest status of medical & recreational marijuana laws has many concerned that they may be at risk of risk of violating federal law.  Elizabeth Manzo is addressing these concerns and providing insight regarding:

    • Zero tolerance drug testing policies for apprentices.
    • Consequences due to failure to accommodate a qualified medical marijuana user.
    • What should be done if an apprentice or employee presents a medical marijuana card?
    • Can an apprentice be terminated for “recreational” use during non-working hours off premises?

    For more information, click here.

  • Medical & Recreational Marijuana: What Businesses Need to Know - 03/20/2018

    Elizabeth Manzo addresses members of the Linden Industrial Association regarding  medical marijuana, the proposed legislation regarding recreational marijuana and the resulting impact on businesses.

  • The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and How It Affects You - 02/26/2018 - 02/28/2018

    Rights and Wrongs of Contract Negotiations

    Jim Estabrook and Elizabeth Manzo present at the Unity Conference in Orlando, Florida.  An annual meeting that brings signatory contractors together to discuss the trends and business concerns impacting this industry.  Jim and Elizabeth presented on the topic of contract negotiations including:

    • Collective Bargaining
    • National Labor Relations Act
    • Unfair Labor Practices
    • Employers Unfair Labor Practices
    • Union Unfair Labor Practices

    as well as processes, procedures and other advanced topics.

  • Mechanical Contractors Association of America Industry Improvement Fund Operations Conference - 12/06/2017 - 12/09/2017

    Issues addressed at this conference include the duties and responsibilities of industry improvement fund trustees, communicating with fund contributors, financial administration and objectives of a fund, industry education/promotion, and a fund’s long-and short-range objectives. Roundtable and panel discussions provide information on existing programs that are supported by industry improvement funds.

    Jim Estabrook and Elizabeth Manzo will be addressing the following topics:

    •  Review and Update of the Key Elements of the Industry Funds Operations Guide
    •  Vexing Problems for Industry Fund and Employee Benefit Fund Trustees
    •  Drugs and the Workplace:  Opioid Crisis and Medical Marijuana

    For more information click here.

  • Legal and Legislative Update - 11/13/2017

    Jim Estabrook and Elizabeth Manzo will be speaking at the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans Construction Industry Benefits Conference.

    There is a flurry of legal and legislative activity that professionals need to be aware of.  Jim and Elizabeth will provide an overview of key laws, regulations and court cases that may impact your plan.

    Topics will include:
    • NLRB
    • Prevailing wage and right-to-work
    • Fiduciary responsibilities
    • Vacation PTO/sick time
    • EEOC regulations
    • Drug testing

     

    For more information or to register click here.

  • Lindabury's 1st Annual CPE Marathon - 10/26/2017

    Join Lindabury attorneys for an afternoon of educational programming designed to enhance your understanding of legal issues impacting New Jersey’s business community.

    Participants can earn up to 4 continuing professional education (CPE) credits.

    Topics will include:

    Seating for this event is limited, please register today at CPEMarathon.com

  • International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans 63rd Annual Employee Benefits Conference - 10/23/2017 - 10/24/2017

    Jim Estabrook and Elizabeth Manzo will be speaking at the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans 63rd Annual Employee Benefits Conference in Las Vegas, NV.

    Jim is moderating and participating as a co-speaker for the “Mergers, Spin-offs and Partitions in a PPA and MPRA Environment” presentation.

    Topics to be discussed addressed include:

    • When do you search for a partner?
    • What are the practical considerations and issues on both sides of the merger?
    • How do you handle unfavorable projections?
    • What are the withdrawal liability implications?
    • Financial assistance mergers

    Elizabeth is speaking at  “A Cost/Benefit Look at Wellness Programs” presentation.

    Topics to be discussed include:

    • Determining goals and integrated well-being
    • Measuring effectiveness/success/savings
    • Incentives: Yay or nay?
    • Keeping up engagement
    • There’s an app for that!
    • Assuring compliance with ADA, GINA and HIPAA
    • Trends in wellness

    For more information or to register click here.

  • New Equal Opportunity Regulations for Apprenticeship Programs - 04/27/2017

    Join James Estabrook and Elizabeth Engert Manzo for a webcast to help you prepare for the latest EEOC regulations on apprenticeship programs. The presentation will cover:

    • New Equal Opportunity Standards
    • Stronger Equal Opportunity Compliance Reviews & Enforcement Actions
    • Enhanced Record Keeping Procedures
    • New Affirmative Action Programs
      • Utilization Goals
      • Targeted Outreach, Recruitment & Retention

    For more information or to register click here.

     

  • Game Nite: Trustee Fiduciary Responsibility and Industry Funds - 12/02/2016

    Elizabeth Manzo and James Estabrook will be presenting at the 2016 MCAA Industry Improvement Funds Conference held at the Long Boat Key Club & Resort, Florida.

  • Society’s Reflection- Taking Important Steps Toward Diversity and Workplace Sensitivity - 12/01/2016

    Elizabeth Manzo and James Estabrook will be presenting at the 2016 MCAA Industry Improvement Funds Conference held at the Long Boat Key Club & Resort, Florida.

  • 2016 MCAA Industry Improvement Funds Conference - 11/30/2016 - 12/02/2016

    Lindabury Attorney To Speak at MCAA Sponsord Confer

  • International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans 62nd Annual Employee Benefits Conference - 11/14/2016 - 11/15/2016

    The 62nd Annual Employee Benefits Conference will be held this year at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL.

    Whether you are a trustee, an administrator or an advisor of pension or health and welfare funds, you can count on the Annual Conference to provide the education you need to properly support your employee benefit plans. Your one stop for all things employee benefits, the Annual Conference offers more than 100 educational sessions broken out into focused tracks with actionable solutions.

    James K. Estabrook will present  “Update on the Multiemployer Pension Reform Acts.”  This is a level I session, recommended for new trustees which provides a brief summary of the nuts and bolts of MPRA , status of design implementation and benefit suspensions, participant communication and elections, common pitfalls guidance and experiences to date.

    He will also present a session highlighting “PBGC Solvency and Solutions.” This is a level II session focusing on: Breadth of failing plans in the multiemployer sector; Are the plans victims of economic conditions and changes? How is PBGC currently funded?  What is the potential impact on premiums resulting from the Multiemployer Guarantee Study? •What is the projected stability of the PBGC? •What’s needed; what’s likely to happen?

    Elizabeth Engert Manzo will moderate “Navigating ACA: What Attorneys Need to Know” focusing on;  New regulations,  case law, cadillac tax, employer penalties, creative solutions, planning for the next five years,  and what is the projected stability of the PBGC;  What’s needed; and what’s likely to happen?

    She will also present a session regarding “Confronting Insolvency”  outlining the basics of MPRA, working with the PBGC, IRS considerations, Partitions and mergers , 412(e) considerations and Two-hat dilemma.

    For more information about this event click here.

  • Interactive Trustee Workshop - 09/15/2016 - 09/16/2016

    Elizabeth Manzo and James Estabrook presented at Trustee Workshop at the UA MCA Trustees Conference held at the Westin in Jersey City, NJ.

  • Benefit Communication and Technology Institute - 07/18/2016

     

    Elizabeth E. Manzo will be speaking about the robust legal, legislative and regulatory environment surrounding benefits in recent years which has created communication challenges for plan sponsors. This session will focus on:

    • Updates on the legal and regulatory activities that impact your communication program
    • Pension and health checklist of compliance requirements
    • Meeting your obligation without sacrificing your brand
  • Employee Benefit Attorneys Speak at the 2015 Industry Improvement Funds Conference - 12/03/2015 - 12/04/2015

    James K. Estabrook & Elizabeth E. Manzo will give two presentations at the Mechanical Contractors Association of America’s 2015 Industry Improvement Funds Conference.  The first presentation will be given on December 3rd and will be on “Status of Industry Funds – Who has the right to question the funds?” while on December 4th  they will present information on “Proper Uses of Industry Funds.”

  • Collecting Benefit Payments Due to Your Funds - 09/30/2015

    Elizabeth E. Manzo will speak at the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans Collection Procedures Institute.  Elizabeth will speak on Withdrawal Liability & Collections.

    More information about this seminar can be found here.

  • 2015 Employee Benefits Legal and Regulatory Update - 05/28/2015

    Employee Benefits Shareholder Presents at Employee Benefit Update

  • Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014 Seminar - 01/22/2015

    James K. Estabrook & Elizabeth Manzo of the firm’s Employee Benefits group, hosted a complimentary seminar discussion focused on The Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014 (“MEPRA”).

    Topics covered were:

    • Repeal of the sunset provisions of the Pension Protection Act of 2006
    • Increased PBGC premiums for Multiemployer Plans
    • Correction and clarification of the Zone Status Rules
    • Changes to Withdrawal Liability Rules
    • Enhanced rules for Multiemployer Plan Mergers and Partitions
    • Remediation measures for deeply troubled Multiemployer Plans including conditions, limitations,
      notice requirements and approval process for the suspension of benefits
    • Additional PPA flexibility and technical corrections
    • Enhanced Rules for multiemployer plan mergers and partitions
    • Important issues for Trustees, Administrators and Plan Professionals

    If you have questions about how MERPA will impact your fund please contact us here.

    MPRA Seminar 1   MPRA Seminar 2  MPRA Seminar 3

  • 2014 Industry Improvement Funds Conference - Mechanical Contractors Association of America - 12/03/2014

    Industry Fund Liability and Legal Challenges

  • Kean and You - Elder Law Issues - 10/26/2014

    Elder Law Attorney to speak to Alumni Group.

  • Employee Benefits Group Presents at 60th Annual Employee Benefits Conference - 10/14/2014

    Lindabury McCormick’s Employee Benefits group presented in Boston at the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans 60th Annual Employee Benefits Conference. On October 14, 2014, James K. Estabrook and Elizabeth Engert Manzo will moderate several panel discussions and present seminars on a variety of topics important to multiemployer pension plan trustees.

  • Seniors Gather at Garwood Firehouse for Seminar - 10/08/2014

    On Thursday, October 16, 2014, Elizabeth Engert Manzo presented to the Garwood Senior Citizens Club on New Jersey Elder Law & Estate Planning. The group meet at the Garwood Fire Department, 403 South Avenue, Garwood, NJ from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

  • Lindabury Attorneys to Present at 60th Annual IFEBP Conference - 10/08/2014

    James K. Estabrook and Elizabeth E. Manzo participate in the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans seminar.

  • Elder Law and Estate Planning For Seniors - 10/06/2014

    On Thursday, October 16, 2014, Elizabeth Engert Manzo will be presenting to the Garwood Senior Citizens Club on New Jersey Elder Law & Estate Planning.  This seminar will take place at the Garwood Fire Department, 403 South Avenue, Garwood, NJ from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

  • Lindabury Attorneys Participate in Collective Bargaining Seminar - 09/08/2014

    Learn negotiating techniques and constructive approaches to labor negotiations

  • Lindabury to Present at the 2014 MCAA Industry Improvement Funds Conference - 12/03/2013

    Lindabury Attorney To Speak at MCAA Sponsord Confer

  • Lindabury Attorneys Participate in the 59th U.S. Annual Employee Benefits Conference - 10/20/2013

    Attorneys speak at International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plan

  • Lindabury Attorneys Speak at the 2013 Construction Industry Benefits Conference - 09/16/2013

    James K. Estabrook and Elizabeth E. Manzo presented at the Construction Industry Benefits Conference at The Westin Copley Place, Boston, Massachusetts.

  • Lindabury Attorneys To Participate in the 59th U.S. Annual Employee Benefits Conference - 05/30/2013

    James K. Estabrook and Elizabeth E. Manzo will be presenters at the 59th Annual Conference for the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, October 20-23, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

  • Lindabury Attorneys Speak on Withdrawal Liability - 05/17/2013

    James K. Estabrook and Elizabeth E. Manzo presented a special seminar entitled “Withdrawal Liability Asked and Answered”

  • Lindabury Shareholders Speak on Withdrawal Liability - 05/09/2013

    James K. Estabrook and Elizabeth E. Manzo presented a special seminar entitled “Withdrawal Liability Asked and Answered: All the Questions You Didn’t Know You Wanted to Ask.”

  • Attorney Speaks to Summit Area AARP - 04/22/2013

    Attorney presented in front of the Summit area AARP.

  • Lindabury Attorneys Participate in 2013 Advanced Trustees Institute - 02/18/2013

    Estabrook and Manzo Present at the 2013 Advanced Trustees Institute

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