Morgan, Brown & Joy attorney Damien DiGiovanni spoke on the MCLE webinar, “Confidentiality & Non-Disparagement Provisions in Severance and Separation Agreements,” on April 28, 2023. DiGiovanni presented on three topics: “Recent History of Board Decisions Regarding Confidentiality and Non-Disparagement Provisions, and Sections 7 and 8 of the National Labor Relations Act;” “Consequences and Penalties for Engaging in Unfair Labor Practices and Running Afoul of McLaren;” and “Potential Legal Challenges to McLaren, Including to Federal Appellate Courts.” The webinar focused on the recent decision issued by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) that will impact employers’ ability to include confidentiality and non-disparagement provisions in employment separation agreements. To learn more, visit here.
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.
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About Morgan, Brown & Joy, LLP
Morgan, Brown & Joy is among the largest management-side labor and 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.