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May 21, 2019

Desiree Y. Murphy to Speak at BBA’s Labor and Employment Law Section CLE Seminar

Morgan, Brown & Joy attorney Desiree Y. Murphy will speak on a panel at the Boston Bar Association’s (BBA) Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Labor and Employment Law Section seminar, “From Class Action Waivers to Independent Contractors: Recent Developments in Federal Labor Law,” May 21, 2019, in Boston, MA. 

Murphy will provide employer and union perspectives on major legal developments, including the Supreme Court’s decision on class action waivers in arbitration agreements and the National Labor Relations Board’s decisions affecting employer and employee coverage by the National Labor Relations Act. The panel will also discuss protections for employees in non-unionized workplaces and future implications for employers and unions.

Murphy’s practice involves representing employers in a variety of labor and employment matters, including counseling employers on claims of employment discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment, breach of contract, and wage and hour disputes. Her practice also includes representing employers in collective bargaining as well as grievance and arbitration proceedings. Murphy is a member of the steering committee for the Labor and Employment Section of the Boston Bar Association and serves as Secretary of the Board of Directors for the Massachusetts Black Women Attorneys. 

BBA is the Commonwealth’s premier legal institution, bringing together the brightest and most influential people to lead at the forefront of the profession. This event is part of BBA’s CLE program, and provides lawyers with legal skills and fundamental knowledge to lay a foundation in or grow their understanding of labor law practice.

About Morgan, Brown & Joy, LLP

Morgan, Brown & Joy is among the largest management-side employment law firms in New England, representing a wide range of Fortune 100 corporations, educational and health care institutions and small businesses across all sectors of the economy. The firm’s attorneys are known for anticipating and finding solutions to the ever-expanding range of employment-related legal issues in order to avoid the time and cost of litigation. When litigation becomes necessary, the firm aggressively defends its clients and has a proven record of success.