Basics of Business Immigration

05/11/2018 - 12:00PM to 01:00 PM
This introductory session and Q&A will focuse on the most common visas used by foreign nationals for business travel and employment in the U.S....
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Show Me the Money: A Beginner’s Guide to Wage and Hour Laws

03/23/2018 - 12:00PM to 01:00 PM
The program will offer perspectives from both sides of the bar as to the interpretation and compliance with both state and federal wage and hour laws....
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Meet MCAD's New Chair and Hear Her Plans for the Future

01/23/2018 - 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM
New MCAD Chair will share her views on various topics and plans for the future of the MCAD with BBA members....
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POSTPONED: Outsourcing Administrative Help in a Law Office

01/18/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Hiring help is tough to the bottom line and creates a whole host of considerations (payroll, worker’s comp insurance, etc) but some have used outsource services to assist with certain administrative aspects...
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POSTPONED: CLE - NLRB: Analysis and Reactions from the End of the Miscimarra Term

01/08/2018 - 03:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Join us for a discussion on major cases and decisions from Phil Miscimarra’s term as Chair of the NLRB and their implications for labor and employment lawyers moving forward, as well as anticipated operational directives for NLRB regional offices....
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Social Media - Everyday Legal Issues

12/06/2017 - 08:00 AM to 09:30 AM
Some of the greatest challenges today for in-house counsel involve counseling internal clients about what can and cannot be said and be done on social media. At this program, in-house counsel, outside counsel and public relations experts will discuss real life examples of how social media issues arise and are solved within their organizations. They will discuss issues such as corporate reputation, intellectual property rights, employee engagement, disclosures and policies on social media. The program will begin with a networking breakfast at 8:00 am with the panel discussion beginning promptly at 8:30 am ...
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Marijuana and the Massachusetts Workplace

11/29/2017 - 12:30PM to 1:30PM
This panel will discuss the impact of these laws on the workplace, including issues relating to employers’ drug-free workplace and drug testing policies, employees’ rights to use marijuana medically or recreationally, and employers’ obligation to accommodate medical marijuana use under the SJC’s recent decision in Barbuto v. Advantage Sales & Marketing, LLC. ...
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CLE - Employee Classification in the Modern Economy

10/16/2017 - 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM
In this program, panelists from an array of federal and state enforcement agencies, and from class action and defense firms will explore a variety of different legal contexts in which misclassification arises, as well the underlying policy issues that may affect future legislation....
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Understanding the New Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

09/29/2017 - 12:30PM to 1:30PM
Join us for a discussion on the types of accommodations that employees may seek, how employers should respond to requests for accommodation, including obligations to engage in an interactive process, and what accommodations would likely constitute an undue hardship....
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Immigration Law as it Relates to Representing Health Care Providers: What is the Diagnosis?

09/26/2017 - 12:00PM to 1:00PM
With a growing shortage of physicians and dentists in the USA, many small to large hospitals, clinics, and other health care organizations are relying on foreign trained healthcare providers to fill their employee ranks....
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Pro Bono Training: AGO Wage Theft Clinic

07/18/2017 - 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM
Panelists will cover the basics of Massachusetts wage and hour laws, and introduce participants to the AGO’s newly launched Wage Theft Clinic. After this seminar, attendees will have a better understanding of wage and hour laws, including minimum wage, overtime, timely payment of wage, and related laws. After the training, participants will be eligible to provide free consultations at the monthly Clinic, and may be retained by workers for legal representation post-Clinic....
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CLE - The Nuts and Bolts of Complying with the New Pay Equity law: Pay Equity Audits, Salary History & Pay Transparency

06/19/2017 - 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Learn about best practices for complying with the new amendments to the Equal Pay law, including how to conduct a pay equity audit....
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Let's Talk About "Sex" - And LGBTQIA+ Rights - Under Title VII

06/14/2017 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
How will the rights of LGBTQIA+ job applicants and employees likely change under federal employment law? ...
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9th Symposium on Non-Compete Agreements and Trade Secrets: 190th General Court Bills, Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act “Preemption”?

06/13/2017 - 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Please join us for a presentation and discussion of the substance of and differences between the bills and the reasons and possible reconciliation, as well as the role of the proposed UTSA in view of the DTSA....
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