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


2019 FMLA Master Class: Connecticut


Master employee leave management in one day with this in-depth, solution- focused training. Avoid costly penalties by staying on top of your compliance obligations and add to your professional value by enhancing your advanced practitioner skill set.

The DOL has made it clear: In 2019, employers will see an increase in on-site FMLA investigations.

Learn how to adjust your policies and practices to ensure compliance with the changing regulatory landscape
at the 2019 FMLA Master Class: Connecticut. Invest just one day to become even more proficient in

FMLA decision making and handle top management and employee questions with even greater confidence.

Past Events


Paid Family and Medical Leave


Join the attorneys at Skoler, Abbott & Presser and special guest speakers Michael Doheny of the Executive office of Labor and Workforce Development and Mark Adams from the Employers Association of the Northeast for a Paid Family and Medical Leave Breakfast Briefing on September 10, 2019 to learn about changes made in the final Paid Family and Medical Leave regulations and what employers must do to prepare for the new law.

The Mass Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) program provides temporary income replacement to eligible workers for various reasons and is funded through mandatory payroll contributions.  At the briefing, the following topics will be discussed:

A summary of the PFML’s coverage and leave provisions, with discussion on intersection with federal FMLA and other laws like the Massachusetts Sick Time Law;

Review and analysis of the final regulations;

Important deadlines to keep on your radar;

Key components of the new law and how they will impact your organization and employees;

Calculating and collecting contributions from your workforce;

Notifying your employees about the new law;

Exemptions and how to apply for them;

What you should and must do before October 1, 2019, when payroll deductions begin; and

What you should do before January 1, 2021, when employees may begin taking leave.

A continental breakfast will be served.

8:00 a.m. Registration

8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.


Navigating Employment & Labor Laws in 2019


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.