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August 17, 2022 | 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM CDT

Smith & Wollensky, 318 North State Street, Chicago, IL

Members: Complimentary
Non-members: Complimentary for In-House Counsel non ACC Members and Guests of the Sponsor

Overview (Program Summary)

This program on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization will focus on two sets of practical issues for employers: (1) benefits issues related to reimbursing abortion-related travel benefits; and (2) leaves of absence for those who miss work to obtain abortion services. We will consider issues such as:

• whether FMLA leave is available for an individual seeking an abortion;
• whether an individual receiving abortion services may be considered disabled under the ADA;
• how Dobbs affects abortion coverage and medical travel reimbursement options under employer medical plans; and,
• how state abortion laws outside Illinois affect employers that cover abortion services or provide reimbursements.


Timothy J. Stanton, Shareholder
Tim focuses his practice on employee benefits, specifically Affordable Care Act compliance, data privacy and security, and benefit plan administration. His clients range from closely held to publicly traded companies. They include the U.S. divisions of global companies in industries ranging from insurance and other financial services to manufacturing, and from pharmaceuticals to retailers and wholesalers and transportation.

Carol A Poplawski, Shareholder
Carol has spent her entire career representing the interests of management in all areas of labor and employment law. She is a trial attorney and has litigated hundreds of cases in courts and before administrative agencies. Her litigation experience has given her a keen insight into the employment relationship which she shares with her clients when counseling, advising and training them on workplace issues. This advice and counseling reaches the boardrooms of Fortune 500 companies and well as small businesses and non-profit organizations.


Participants seeking MCLE credit must sign-in and provide their IL ARDC number and email address.


11:45 am: Registration, Networking, Lunch
12:15 pm: Presentation
1:15 pm: Q&A


Credits: 1 Hour
State: Illinois
Category: General

Contact (RSVP)

Lisa Carreras, Executive Administrator

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