Information about upcoming educational opportunities, including workshops and seminars presented by Skoler Abbott attorneys.

May
21
Seminar

2019 Labor and Employment Law Conference

Speaker(s):

Join Skoler Abbott at its 2019 Annual Conference on May 21, 2019 at the Sheraton Hotel in Springfield.  The 2019 Conference will deliver an in-depth review of some of the most challenging employment law issues organizations, human resource personnel, and management have faced over the past year and will provide cutting-edge insights needed for surviving challenges on the horizon, including the Massachusetts’ Paid Family Leave law.  Join labor and employment law experts and engage with peers during breakout and discussions to explore a variety of labor and employment law topics.

Our attorneys and guest speakers will present the following breakout sessions and discussions:

* Paid Family and Medical Leave: Change is Coming

* Wage and Hour Mistakes

* Harassment, Discrimination, and Why Employers Get Sued

* Labor and Employment Law Update

* How to Handle Requests for Reasonable Accommodations

* How to Conduct an Internal Investigation

Registration includes attendance at three of the above sessions, continental breakfast and lunch, a brief networking reception, and validated parking. Register now for discounted early-bird pricing!  Registration is limited.

Click here to see the agenda.

(Invoices for payment will be sent out with registration confirmations)

May
22
Seminar

Navigating Employment & Labor Laws in 2019

Speaker(s):

What changes in state & federal labor laws will impact your business in 2019?

On May 22nd, Attorney John Gannon will be presenting a seminar for FBinsure explaining how these labor law changes may impact your business.  From wage and leave laws to dealing with cannabis in the workplace, employers are facing a lot of grey area.

Past Events

May
7
Seminar

Lunch & Learn

Speaker(s):

Last summer, Governor Charlie Baker signed legislation instituting a mandatory paid family and medical leave (PFML) program for employees, to be administered by a new Department of Family and Medical Leave.

The new Department has published proposed regulations for the administration and enforcement of the new law, and local businesses must begin making contributions to the PFML trust on July 1, 2019.

In this informative Lunch & Learn presentation, Attorney Erica E. Flores and Attorney Amelia Holstrom will provide a detailed overview.