Mr.Garner is Chief Compliance Officer at Bolton and Company. Before joining Bolton, he was the principal of Garner Consulting in Pasadena, California. Prior to founding Garner Consulting, he was a principal in the Los Angeles office of Towers Perrin, where he worked for over ten years. Mr. Garner serves as the national legislative and government affairs advisor for the Disability Management Employer Coalition. He is a past chair of the CEBS Committee for the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans. He is a past member of the Governing Council of the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists and is a past president of the Los Angeles Chapter. Mr. Garner is also a past president of the Employee Benefit Planning Association of Southern California, the Los Angeles Life and Accident Claim Association and the Western Claim Conference. He is the author of the Health Insurance Answer Book and articles that have appeared in numerous publications. Mr. Garner received his B.A. degree from Occidental College. He is a chartered life underwriter, a certified employee benefits specialist, a group benefit associate, retirement plans associate, a certified management consultant, and a certified flexible compensation instructor.
This presentation will address some of the sources of confusion and conflict between the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and update attendees on the latest ADA regulations, a vague new Texas privacy law that is extraterritorial in nature and court cases related to FMLA and ADA.
This presentation will provide attendees with an introduction to some of the many new regulations relating to employee benefits, with a focus on regulations that have been issued in the past year or so.
This webinar will begin with a brief recap of the Supreme Court decision on health care reform that upheld the constitutionality of the so-called individual mandate, while making the expansion of Medicaid optional for each state.