Attorneys from Young Conaway traveled to Dover today to present at the Annual Training Conference for the Delaware Public Employer Labor Relations Association (DELPELRA).
Tim Snyder presented on the impact of health care reform on public employers. He also gave an overview of what public employers are doing to address the challenges of funding their pension plans.
Scott Holt provided practical tips on avoiding claims and litigation under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Scott addressed misclassification of employees and failure to pay properly for breaks, training time, and travel time.
David Hansen wrapped up the Young Conaway portion of the program by speaking efforts of the IRS to tax employee benefits such payments for uniforms and the like.
Debbie Murray-Sheppard, the Executive Director of the Delaware Public Employment Relations Board (PERB), was the luncheon speaker. She updated the group on the activities of the Board over the past year.
After conclusion of the Conference, DELPELA held its annual meeting. Alan Kujala, Chief Human Resources Officer of Kent County, was elected its new President. Young Conaway’s Bill Bowser was reelected as General Counsel.