Morgan, Brown & Joy attorney Damien DiGiovanni will speak at the Boston Bar Association webinar, “Labor and Employment Law under the Biden Administration – A Year in Review and A Look Ahead,” on December 15, 2021. He will provide an overview of the changes in the federal government’s approach to labor and employment law, and what employers, unions and employees should expect in the coming year. Specifically, DiGiovanni will address areas such as:
- Anti-discrimination laws;
- Wage and hour laws;
- Leave laws;
- The National Labor Relations Act and the NLRB; and
- The new administration’s approach to COVID-19 in the workplace.
DiGiovanni represents public and private sector clients in various industries, including higher education, transportation, retail, public utilities, municipalities and health care, both in Massachusetts and across the country. His labor law practice includes day-to-day counseling to clients regarding contract administration and compliance with various state and federal labor laws, representing employers in collective bargaining, grievance arbitration, and in proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board, the Massachusetts Department of Labor Relations, and state and federal courts. He is also an experienced litigator, handling employment law matters involving discrimination, retaliation, wrongful discharge, non-compete agreements and wage and hour class action lawsuits, including successfully arguing Casseus, et al. v. Eastern Bus Co. Inc., et al., before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.
The Boston Bar Association is the Commonwealth’s premier legal institution, bringing together the brightest and most influential people to lead at the forefront of the profession. Their mission is to advance the highest standards of excellence for the legal profession, facilitate access to justice, foster a diverse and inclusive professional community, and serve the community at large. The BBA has nearly 13,000 members drawn from private practice, corporations, government agencies, legal aid organizations, the courts, and law schools.
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.