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Tuesday, October 25

10:00am EDT

The 'Cadillac Tax' is Coming. Or is it?
An update on the Affordable Care Act's "Cadillac Tax," and discussion of possible strategies to mitigate its impact.


Jason C Della Penna

Senior Vice President - Employee Benefits Regulatory Affairs, Brown & Brown Benefit Advisors

Tuesday October 25, 2016 10:00am - 10:30am EDT
Presidio Learning Lab

12:00pm EDT

How to Bring Your District Payroll into the 21st Century
See how a district's payroll systems can be streamlined with web-based timesheets and vouchers, including online approvals. This session will feature demonstrations of online timesheet and voucher creation, tracking, and processing; running payroll, integration with HR (staff management), work flows, and custom forms.


Jill Berenado

Sales, Genesis Educational Services

Jan Russak

Partner, Genesis Educational Services

Tuesday October 25, 2016 12:00pm - 12:30pm EDT
Schwartz Simon Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

4:00pm EDT

Benefits Negotiations: Blind Isn't Better
Are you negotiating blind? Open your eyes to the current trends before you’re caught off guard. This session will explore strategies and tactics to effectively negotiate benefits plan design changes, the impact of rising premiums and the Cadillac Tax, and employee contributions and the sunset of Chapter 78.

avatar for Andrew B. Brown, Esq

Andrew B. Brown, Esq

Partner, SSE&C
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.
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Joshua Savitz, Esq.

Partner, Schwartz Simon Edelstein & Celso LLC

Laura Fanuele

VP, Brown & Brown Benefits Advisors

Tuesday October 25, 2016 4:00pm - 4:30pm EDT
Schwartz Simon Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Wednesday, October 26

1:00pm EDT

Self-insuring Your Employee Health Benefits Program
Are you familiar with self insurance for employee health benefits? This session will provide a quick look at the advantages and disadvantages of self-insuring your employee health benefits program.

avatar for Jim Finn

Jim Finn

Senior Vice President, Employee Benefits, Brown & Brown Benefit Advisors

David Oliveira

Business Administrator, Piscataway Board of Education

Wednesday October 26, 2016 1:00pm - 1:30pm EDT
Maschio's Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

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