Welcome to SHRM-LI

Dear Members and Friends of SHRM-Long Island (SHRM-LI),

Summer is here and I hope everyone is enjoying the warm weather. I would like to take this opportunity to remind you of some very special benefits offered to SHRM-LI Members, thanks to our wonderful Sponsors & Partners at SHRM-LI.

I hope you will make the most of your SHRM-LI Membership and take advantage of the following FREE benefits:

FREE Jackson Lewis monthly Lunch & Learn Webinars and Legal Hotline

FREE Kuttin Wealth Management Breakfast and Learns

FREE Genser Dubow Genser & Cona LLP Executive Breakfasts and
Let's TAWC: GDGC's Elder Law Wednesday's Webinar Lunch and Learn

FREE Senior Services of North America Medicare and Identity Theft Lunch & Learns

FREE Dale Carnegie Training of Long Island Business Improvement Discussion (a $2,000 value)

For further information about any of these special Sponsor Programs, Visit Our Calendar or Contact Us.

Cheers!

Christel Colón, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
President, SHRM-Long Island

Attend Our Next Meeting

SHRM-LI Complimentary Breakfast Meeting - SHRM-LI Members Only
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
8:00am to 10:00am
Jackson Lewis Auditorium
58 S. Service Road
Melville, NY 11747

For further info, contact:
SHRM-LI Chapter Executive Director
Linda B. Selden-Paduano
Executive Director

TEL: 631-262-8807

 

November 29th

Texas Court Grants Nationwide Preliminary Injunction Enjoining Department of Labor from Implementing or Enforcing Regulation Raising Salary Level for White Collar Exemptions

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June 13th

Retirement Plans: The Employee Perspective

What is the employee perspective on employer-sponsored retirement plans?

Qualified employer-sponsored retirement plans can provide a number of tax and nontax benefits to employees. The employee
perspective on these plans should certainly consider the obvious tax deferral and retirement savings benefits. Additionally,
however, employees should consider various strategies to optimize their benefits. For example, employees will approach their
retirement plans most effectively when they take full advantage of employer-matched savings and by remaining with a particular company at least until vesting has occurred. In some cases, moreover, the advantages and disadvantages of borrowing from employer-sponsored plans should be evaluated.

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June 13th

Paid Family Leave: New York State Addresses the Impact of Elder Caregiving in the Workplace

New York State is one of the first states in the nation to enact a paid family leave benefit law and to expand the definition of family caregiving to include elder care. Governor Cuomo’s Paid Family Leave Benefits Law applies to all businesses, regardless of size, and will be phased in over the next four years beginning in January 2018.

The Paid Family Leave benefit provides for a phase in, over the next four years, of up to 12 weeks of paid leave time to care for a family member with a serious health condition, which includes caring for a parent, parent-in-law, grandparent, spouse, domestic partner, child or grandchild. However, the benefit will only provide 50% of the employee’s salary (phased in to 67%) up to a maximum cap based on the New York State average weekly wage. For example, when the benefit takes effect in January 2018, the maximum weekly benefit will be capped at $652.96.

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