Employment Law Conference

10/25/2018 - 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM
With thousands of employment law firms and professionals in Boston, this conference will provide practitioners with an opportunity to network and learn from industry experts on critical developments to help better advise clients in this ever-changing landscape. ...
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Public Sector on Strike

06/07/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
It is early 2018, and already the country has seen massive teacher strikes in West Virginia, Oklahoma, Kentucky, Arizona, and Colorado. More are likely to come. These strikes have broad implications not only for these states but for the nation as a whole....
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E-Filing Comes to the BMC

06/06/2018 - 1:00 PM to 02:30 PM
Get the training you need from the system experts to make this new technology work for you. Representatives from the BMC and efileMA provider Tyler will be on hand to provide demonstrations and answer questions....
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POSTPONED:Labor & Employment Section Year-End Reception

06/04/2018 - 05:15 PM to 07:00 PM
We hope you can join us to celebrate another successful year of programming. Additionally, we'll be thanking outgoing co-chair Rob Fisher for his service to the committee....
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POSTPONED: What to Expect from the New NLRB

06/04/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
With the appointment of John Ring as the new Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board in April, the Board is now fully staffed with a majority of Republicans appointed by President Trump. Both employers and unions expect the Board to revisit many of the more controversial decisions of the Obama-era Board....
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An Overview of Pay Equity Guidance from the Office of the Attorney General

05/22/2018 - 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
On March 1, 2018, the Office of the Attorney General issued guidance regarding an Act to Establish Pay Equity, an amendment to the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act (“MEPA”)....
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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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