Aita Financial Group in Washington Depot will host a forum Wednesday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Bryan Memorial Hall in Washington to help Connecticut business owners learn more about the new health care reform laws and their impact.

Now at the one-year mark, federal Health Care Reform has moved into the implementation stage. Several of the major elements affecting employers have taken effect and will continue to take effect.

In addition to discussing the latest major developments affecting employers and the steps that should be taken to address these issues, the program covers specific provisions of the laws, including the employer's obligation, timeline for compliance, understanding the penalties and more.

This forum will include a presentation by guest speaker Robert D. Noonan, an attorney and founder of Robert Noonan and Associates.

, a law firm that advises more than 8,000 Connecticut employers and trade associations on employer/employee law.

For more information and registration, email Dayla M. Aita at