Employment Law Perspective Presentation at Affordable Care Act Workshop

David E. Schumacher was part of a panel of four speakers that provided a  presentation at various locations throughout West Virginia at the request of the County Commissioners’ Association of West Virginia for its Affordable Care Act Workshops during October.

Mr. Schumacher educated attendees on the PPACA/Obamacare from the employment law and employer’s perspective and how to prepare and respond to a  United States Department of Labor Audit.

Successful Defense Before the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals

On September 27, 2013, Member Kelly C. Morgan and Managing Member Charles R. Bailey successfully defended South Branch Career & Technical Center before the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals after they obtained a complete defense verdict in Grant County last year.

The Plaintiff alleged that he was injured as a result of negligent supervision of students.

Dismissal Obtained in Favor of WV Department of Education

On August 26, 2013, Kelly Morgan obtained an Order of Dismissal in favor of the WV Department of Education based on the failure to exhaust administrative remedies.

Specifically, the Plaintiff filed various grievances against his former employer and filed a civil action for the same causes of action and damages.

Plaintiff was in the process of appealing to the WV Supreme Court the underlying Grievance Decision which denied him all relief.

Obamacare: What Employers Need To Know

Managing Member Charles R. Bailey gave a presentation today on PPACA/Obamacare: What Employers Need To Know.

Mr. Bailey informed attendees on important topics such as

  • the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act
  • the American Health Benefits Exchange Program
  • refundable tax credits
  • individual mandates
  • the role of public programs
  • healthcare workforce
  • the effects on different sizes of businesses

2013 West Virginia Aviation Conference

Managing Member Charles R. Bailey spoke at the 2013 West Virginia Aviation Conference held at Glade Springs Resort.

Mr. Bailey is General Counsel for Yeager Airport located in Charleston, West Virginia.

During this year’s aviation conference, Mr. Bailey delivered a speech on Immunities for Airports and Political Subdivisions to Airport Directors, Federal Officers, Contractors, Architects and Consultants to the Airline Industry.