Morgan, Brown & Joy Attorney Deepa Desai spoke at the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts (SBN)’s Local Food and Specialty Crop Trade Show on March 4, 2020 in Boston, MA. Desai covered the major employment laws relevant for new food industry businesses.
Desai defends and counsels employers in various kinds of labor and employment matters. As an employment litigator, she defends employers against claims of harassment, discrimination, and retaliation, as well as wage and hour violations and contract disputes. When proactively counseling clients, Desai provides advice in connection with many workplace matters, including the preparation of employee handbooks, hiring, terminations, discipline, leaves of absence, benefits compliance, and reasonable accommodation.
SBN is a local non-profit organization focused on building a local economy that is green and fair. SBN was founded in 1988 as the nation’s first business trade association with a mission of making business a vehicle for social, environmental, and economic change. The 2020 Local Food and Specialty Crop Trade Show is designed to facilitate connections and stimulate business relationships between producers and wholesale buyers of local food, with a focus on specialty crop food products in Massachusetts.
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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.