Explore new theories on, and interpretations of, hot topics in employment law under a new administration. Discover new employment law issues created and/or magnified by the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as trends on the horizon. Hear legislative updates and case law updates from the United States Supreme Court and Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court dockets. Join us online for a lively discussion of the pressing employment law issues facing you and your clients.
Get up to speed on new challenges in the workplace related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, including, but not limited to, new legal rights, protections, and claims; reasonable accommodations; vaccine liability; and best practices for managing a remote workforce. Hear practical tips and pointers on practicing law remotely and litigating employment law cases in the midst of a pandemic.
Massachusetts workers are now eligible to take up to 26 weeks of paid leave for family or medical reasons under the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Act. Understanding the interplay between the PFML and other state and federal leave laws, including employer leave policies, is critically important. Learn about the administration of the PFML and get practical tips on how to address some of the most challenging leave issues facing employers.
Workplace retaliation claims continue to be on the rise. Understand how retaliation manifests, how to prevent it from occurring, and how to approach claims of retaliation in the workplace. Hear the faculty analyze strategies used when alleged retaliation takes place a substantial period of time after the employee has engaged in protected conduct, and implications of the passage of time on the discovery rule.
You won't want to miss this all-new, fast-paced dialogue on the cresting employment law developments most important to your practice!