Hot Topics in Employment Law in the D.C. Council and Maryland General Assembly

February 21, 2018

What your credit union needs to know about proposed bills and new laws taking effect on Wednesday, February 21, 2018.

Labor and employment issues continue to dominate legislative agendas in the D.C. Council and Maryland General Assembly. New laws taking effect, and new bills being proposed, will directly impact your credit union.

To help your credit union comply with laws on paid leave, minimum wage and commuter benefits, the MD|DC Credit Union Association, in partnership with Kaufman & Canoles, P.C., is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, February 21 from 10:00 am to 11:30 a.m. Along with guidance on existing laws, presenters will discuss bills introduced to ban salary history disclosure in D.C. and raise the minimum wage in Maryland. The webinar will also include updates on issues impacting credit unions locally and nationally such as ADA website compliance, Remote Capture Deposit and Senator Hatch’s letter to the NCUA. Please click below to view the webinar.

Click here to view the webinar.

 

Moderators: E. Andrew Keeney, Esq., Kaufman & Canoles, P.C., John Bratsakis, president/CEO, MD|DC Credit Union Association

Presenters: John Bredehoft, Kaufman & Canoles, P.C., John Bratsakis, president/CEO MD|DC Credit Union Association 

Meet Your Presenters: E. Andrew Keeney is a nationally recognized credit union attorney and Co-Chair of Kaufman & Canoles’ Credit Union Team.  Andy has been committed to the representation of credit unions for over three decades.  In addition to serving as the in-house counsel for State Department FCU and the Pentagon FCU, Andy has represented many credit unions, leagues, and associations, as well as the NCUA.  Andy is a frequent lecturer on a wide variety of credit union topics and a featured contributor to many credit union publications, including Credit Union TimesCUES, and CU Management.  

John Bredehoft is a member of the firm of Kaufman & Canoles, P.C., focusing on litigation and litigation avoidance strategies. He has extensive experience in employment related and discrimination matters, and is a member of the firm's Credit Union team. John successfully represented Northwest Federal Credit Union in its ADA website compliance lawsuit, which was dismissed without prejudice by a federal judge in late January. Bredehoft is an honors graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School.

John Bratsakis is the President and CEO of the MD|DC Credit Union Association. John has a 28 year history in the Credit Union movement and has an extensive background in credit union operations and advocacy. Bratsakis joined the MD|DC Credit Union Association in 2011 as President/CEO. Prior to joining the Association he served as Senior Vice President of Baxter Credit Union in Vernon Hills, IL.