Employee Benefits for Domestic Partners and Same-Sex Married Couples: Best Practices for Employers

SHRM 2011 Annual Conference
This session will provide a description of the best practices for employers wishing to employ and retain lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees.
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I will provide an explanation of best practices and market trends with respect to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) employees. I will provide an analysis of the issues employers should consider in employing and retaining LGBT employees and the business case for employing a diverse workforce. I will lead a discussion of the types of benefits and policies cutting edge employers may wish to consider in order to provide equal treatment of LGBT employees.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 10:45am to 12:00pm
Presenter: 

Todd A. Solomon

Todd A.
Solomon

Todd Solomon is a partner in and Chicago local practice group leader of the employee benefits practice group of McDermott Will & Emery LLP in its Chicago office.  Todd focuses his practice primarily on designing, amending, and administering pension plans, 401(k) plans, employee stock ownership plans, 403(b) plans, and nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements.  He also counsels corporations and tax-exempt entities regarding fiduciary and plan investment issues under ERISA, employee benefits issues involved in corporate transactions, executive compensation and Code Section 409A compliance and correction matters, and the implementation of benefit programs for domestic partners.  

Location: 
LVCC N220-222
Amount of Credit: 
1.25
Credit Type: 
HR Credit
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