Morgan, Brown & Joy Attorney Jaclyn L. Kawka will serve as a speaker for the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education’s (MCLE) Webcast series, “‘1st Look’ at FFCRA & the CARES Act: Making Sense of Federal Relief for Businesses & Nonprofits,” on April 8, 2020. Kawka will join a panel discussion covering the possibilities and limits of relief under this new legislation. She will speak on the following:
- The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA);
- Expanded rights to emergency family and medical leave;
- Emergency paid sick leave benefits;
- Payroll tax credits related to employee leave;
- Employer exemptions to these new benefits.
Kawka counsels and represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, including workplace discrimination, leave laws, wage and hour disputes, collective bargaining and grievance arbitration, unfair labor practices, and any related litigation that may arise. She is a particularly skilled writer, regularly preparing client alerts on trends in labor and employment law. Clients appreciate Jaclyn’s diligent, organized and detailed handling of matters that helps them maintain daily operations.
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.