Tenth Annual Advanced Labor Law Seminar

Event Start:
04/05/2018 4:30 PM
Event End:
04/05/2018 6:30 PM

When: Thursday, April 5th, 2018, from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Where: Social Law Library, John Adams Courthouse, One Pemberton Square, Boston MA
Cost: $65

Social law Library and Lawyers Weekly present:

Jeffrey L. Hirsch, Esq

Author of Labor and Employment
Law in Massachusetts

Partner, Hirsch Roberts Weinstein LLP

You will learn the latest statutory, regulatory, and judicial developments

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decisions regarding status of sick time under the Wage Act; pre-judgment interest and treble damages in Wage Act cases; Massachusetts Marijuana Act and M.G.L.c 151B; Massachusetts Appeals Court ruling on weight to be given to Opinion Letters issued by Massachusetts Department of Labor Standards

First Circuit Court of Appeals cases involving:

  • Jury Instructions on "reasonable accommodations" in ADA cases
  • Front pay determinations and required evidence in gender discrimination cases
  • Section 1981 cases - no damages against state defendants
  • Denial of enforcement of NLRB decision - substantial evidence standard
Updates On:

  • Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
  • Massachusetts Equal Pay Act and applicable guidelines, including rules for
    interviewing and hiring, making internal assessments and affirmative defense audits
  • NLRB recent rulings reversing numerous "Obama Board" rulings involving Section 7 concerted activity, employer policies; definition of "joint employer," reversal of "micro-unit" case
  • U.S. Department of Labor - status of Part 541 "Exempt" salary test regulations and recent ruling on "interns" under FLSA
  • Discussion of recent news from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development

    Registrants for this program acknowledge that during the program their photographic or videographic images may be incidentally taken; registrants agree that the submission of their registrations for this program constitutes their written consent to the Social Law Library’s use of any such image in print and online materials solely for promotion of the Library’s noncommercial CLE seminars and other educational events and activities.
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