Morgan, Brown & Joy’s Alexandra Pichette to Participate in MCLE Webinar, “What Employers Can & Cannot Ask During an Interview”

 Morgan, Brown & Joy partner Alexandra Pichette will participate in the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education’s (MCLE) webinar, “What Employers Can & Cannot Ask During an Interview” on April 14, 2022. Pichette, along with fellow MCLE faculty, will discuss best practices for minimizing legal risk, how to maintain the interviewee’s legal rights, and how employers can tailor questions to make the job interview process successful and legally compliant. Specifically, they will address: 

  • Best practices for approaching the interview process 
  • The legal issues implicated by questions asked in job interviews
  • What questions cannot be asked?
  • What questions should or should not be asked?
  • What should you do if you are asked these questions? 
  • What should you do if applicants volunteer information that an employer does not need (or want) to know?

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Pichette represents employers in labor and employment matters in state and federal court, in private arbitration, and before administrative agencies, including the EEOC, the NLRB, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Office of the Attorney General, the Department of Labor, and California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing and office of the Labor Commissioner and other state agencies. She also provides her clients with daily employment counsel and advice, and guides employer management teams in the preparation of employee handbooks, policies, personnel decisions and hiring practices, through employee separations, workplace investigations, and administration of employee leaves, and with respect to compliance with other state and federal employment statutes. She is a certified trainer, and regularly conducts anti-harassment and other employment trainings at client workplaces. 

MCLE is the Massachusetts legal community’s premier provider of hands-on educational programs and reference materials. Its particular focus is applied law: practical, highly concrete training for attorneys in the essential elements of professional practice. MCLE presents more than 250 programs annually, in a variety of in-person and online formats and published more than 160 practice manuals. 

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.