Morgan, Brown & Joy attorney Maura D. McLaughlin will be the featured presenter for the Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM) HR Solutions webinar entitled, “Mitigating COVID-19 Liability in the Workplace,” on June 11, 2020. McLaughlin will discuss how employers in the COVID-19 era can best navigate compliance obligations and legal risks posed by new and existing laws. She will also cover key information and best practices for minimizing liability in the workplace as businesses reopen and employees return to work.
McLaughlin counsels employers throughout the full life cycle of managing employment relationships. She advises clients on important hiring, discipline and termination decisions, and on best practices for performance management and documentation, which allows for successful defense of these decisions. Clients look to McLaughlin’s advice on negotiating reasonable accommodation issues, addressing employee absenteeism and misconduct, and for compliance with wage and hour laws. She also provides practical guidance in connection with the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and other state and federal leave laws that helps employers manage leaves of absence. She drafts and revises employee handbooks, contracts and policies. As a result of her substantial experience with the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act, clients concerned about pay equity in the workplace choose to work with McLaughlin to design and implement wage assessments tailored to the client’s workforce size and makeup.
AIM HR Solutions is a subsidiary of Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM), an employer network of trusted advisors, advocates and thought leaders. They work closely with other organizations dedicated to improving the business environment and provide customized HR services, ranging from training and compliance to compensation analysis and onsite services. Together, through powerful collective action and dynamic HR solutions, they are creating a better state of business in Massachusetts.
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.