Morgan, Brown & Joy attorney Alexandra Pichette will speak at the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education’s (MCLE) webcast, “Legal Issues in Returning to the Office in the Post-Pandemic World,” on June 14, 2021. Pichette will discuss how to handle and advise on employee requests for increased flexibility as businesses re-open. She will speak on the following:
- Legal considerations governing employee requests to telework;
- Suggestions for ensuring a safe workplace consistent with guidance from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA); and
- Tips for revising employee telework policies in today’s climate.
Pichette is a litigator who represents employers in labor and employment matters in state and federal court 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. She defends her client’s management teams from allegations of discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wage and hour violations, breach of contract, wrongful termination and other employment-related torts. Clients also look to her for daily counsel, and she regularly guides employers in the preparation of employee handbooks and policies, personnel decisions, and compliance with state and federal statutes.
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.