Jay McElligott spoke at the American Conference Institute's national "ERISA
Boot Camp" program on "Collective Bargaining, Pensions and Retiree Medical
Benefits" in Philadelphia on Jan. 25, 2011. McElligott discussed the special
challenges of negotiating pension and welfare benefits, multi-employer plan and
withdrawal liability issues, and using VEBAs as one approach to fund medical
benefits and limit employer liability.