Webinar on New Mass. Data Security Law and Identity Theft -- From Longfellow Benefits, Aug. 5

Employers Learn Steps to Protect Themselves

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - July 20, 2009) - Employers access employees' personal data every day in their human resources and finance departments. If this information is compromised or inappropriately accessed, the employer can be hit with a lawsuit.

Presented by Longfellow Benefits, a Boston employee benefits consultant and broker, the Webinar will address:

How do you get your organization ready for this Mass. law, which becomes effective on January 1, 2010?

What impact will it have on benefits and finance?

What are the requirements for data security?

What are the implications if there is a breach?

What steps are you legally required to take if someone's identity is stolen?

What steps are you legally required to take to prevent security breaches?

The speaker is eminent labor lawyer expert David Wilson of Hirsch Roberts Weinstein LLP., Boston. Wilson has more than two decades' experience defending employers in matters ranging from wrongful termination, sexual harassment, workplace violence, privacy and discrimination to defamation to wage-and-hour disputes.

Kevin Ryan, senior VP at Longfellow Benefits, will moderate.

Session will be held Wednesday, August 5, 2009 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EDT.

Free registration is online at www1.gotomeeting.com/register/287714728.

Serving organizations in New England and nationally, Longfellow Benefits provides employee benefits, retirement plans and executive benefits. Its staff includes experts carrying top professional designations: Registered Employee Benefit Consultant (REBC), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Registered Health Underwriter (RHU), Licensed Insurance Advisor (LIA), Master of Business Administration in Taxation (MBA), Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS), Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®).

For more information, visit www.longfellowbenefits.com or call 617-351-6000.

Contact Information: Contact: Henry Stimpson Stimpson Communications 508-647-0705 HStimpson@StimpsonCommunications.com