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Virtual Chapter Meeting
Wednesday, February 17, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PST
Category: Chapter Meeting

TOPIC: Employment and Labor Law Updates for 2021
PRESENTER: George Cicotte

WHEN: Wednesday, February 17, 2021 @ 12:00 - 1:00 pm
WHERE: Virtual via Zoom
COST: $20

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About the presenter:

George F. Cicotte founded The Cicotte Law Firm in 2002. Mr. Cicotte's entire career has focused on employee benefits, beginning in 1989 as a pension actuary and, since 1995, as an ERISA attorney. He serves clients throughout the U.S., with a preponderance in the western and southwestern states. Before establishing The Cicotte Law Firm, Mr. Cicotte practiced law in Washington, D.C. with Covington & Burling, consistently ranked as one of the most selective law firms in the nation.

Mr. Cicotte's broad employee benefits practice involves such diverse issues as health and retirement plan design, representing employers in labor relations matters, federal taxation, assisting health plans with HIPAA, COBRA and all other requirements and advising on a myriad of employment and fiduciary responsibility issues. In addition to counseling with clients on compliance and transactional matters the Firm frequently defends ERISA lawsuits.

Mr. Cicotte has spoken throughout the country for groups such as the Western Pension and Benefits Conference, The Institute for Applied Management and Law, The Society for Human Resource Management, Deloitte & Touche Consulting, Lorman Education Services, The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, The National Employer Conference and The Zero Alpha Group. He has authored and co-written several articles and publications including the employee benefits chapter of The Contingent Workforce - Business and Legal strategies, published by Law Journal Press.

Mr. Cicotte is rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell, the premier attorney rating service. This video describes what this rating means. The AV designation indicates that Mr. Cicotte has been recognized by other attorneys and judges as having achieved the highest standards of legal ability and ethical conduct.

Presentation Summary:

This is the training everyone waits for each year. Human Resources and businesses are faced with the newest legal challenges ever. HR Professionals are facing new norms with new rules. Mr. Cicotte will share with us what 2021 will look like for new laws, rules and regulations.


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