HR/Health Care/Workforce Development Policy Committee
The Human Resources, Health Care and Workforce Development Committee addresses issues relating to labor regulation, healthcare, health and safety, workers' compensation, employee-reporting requirements and other HR-related legislation. The committee meets the third Friday of each month at the BIA office in Concord. Meetings begin at 8:00 AM and are open to BIA members.
Meeting Schedule 2020 October 16 November 20 December 18
Chair: Susannah Chance, Work Opportunities Unlimited
Vice Chair: Andrea Chatfield, Cook, Little, Rosenblatt & Manson
BIA staff contact: David Juvet, Senior Vice President, 224.5388 x115
Meeting Agenda January 15, 2021 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ZOOM MEETING Business & Industry Association 122 N. Main Street, Concord - 3rd floor
Chair: Susannah Chance, Work Opportunities Unlimited Vice Chair: Andrea Chatfield, Esq., Cook Little Rosenblatt & Manson Agenda 1. Introductions
2. Employer Access to DMV Driver Records Doug Patch, an attorney with Orr & Reno, and John Dian from Samba Safety will present on proposed legislation designed to allow quicker Dept of Mother Vehicle response for employers asking for driving records of prospective employees. If your company uses individual driving records as part of your employee hiring process you won't want to miss this meeting.
3. Reasonable Accommodations for Nursing Mothers Joyce Kelly and Lissa Sirois from the NH Breast Feeding Task Force will be back to share language and take comments on proposed legislation requiring employers to provide reasonable break time accommodations for nursing mothers. This is an issue that will affect almost all employers, so you will want to be a part of this discussion.
4. COVID-19 Paid Sick Time and Family Leave: Important Information for Employers Our very own Committee Vice Chair, Andrea Chatfield, an employment law attorney with Cook, Little, Rosenblatt & Manson, will be providing a timely update on paid sick time and paid leave that was a part of the 2020 Families First Coronavirus Response Act. These benefits have been extended through March 31, but there are many caveats associated with the extension. Attorney Chatfield will be outlining the new provisions and what employers need to know about the benefit extension. 5. Adjourn
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