Morgan, Brown & Joy attorneys Jaclyn Kugell and Yetunde Buraimoh will speak at the “Municipal Leave Laws 101” webinar as part of the Massachusetts Municipal Human Resources Association’s (MMHRA) “Bootcamp” webinar series on May 20, 2021. They will discuss a variety of state and federal leave laws. The series covers core functions of the municipal HR office including job descriptions, worker’s compensation, workplace investigations, municipal leave laws and diversity and hiring policies.
Kugell is an established employment lawyer who counsels business owners and management through virtually every scenario surrounding the employer-employee relationship. As Chair of Morgan, Brown & Joy’s Management Committee, she brings strong leadership skills to clients, helping them to make important business decisions and manage their operations efficiently while minimizing risks. Her practice encompasses daily employment counseling, training, employment litigation, collective bargaining and labor arbitration. Kugell proactively works with clients to avoid allegations of wrongdoing, carefully advising on ways to run operations that meet business objectives and achieve compliance.
Buraimoh counsels employers in labor and employment law matters related to all aspects of the employer-employee relationship. She advises clients on workplace issues such as absence management, performance counseling and decisions about employee separations and severance negotiations. She also represents businesses in litigation surrounding restrictive covenants, wage and hour laws, breach of contract, non-competition agreements, labor matters, discrimination, sexual harassment, and retaliation. Buraimoh also guides organizations on compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and other state and federal leave laws, and drafts, reviews and updates employee handbooks and policies.
The Massachusetts Municipal Human Resources (MMHR) association was founded in 1956 with the commitment to maintain a standard of excellence in the field of municipal human resources, providing professional guidance to more than 200 cities and towns throughout Massachusetts. Areas of expertise include municipal compensation and benefits, Chapter 31 procedures (Civil Service), collective bargaining, affirmative action and training.
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.