Morgan, Brown & Joy’s Tracy Thomas Boland to Speak at NEHRA’s Virtual 2020 HR Legal Summit

Morgan, Brown & Joy Attorney Tracy Thomas Boland will speak at the Northeast Human Resources Association’s (NEHRA) 2020 HR Legal Summit, which will be held virtually on May 14, 2020. Boland’s virtual session, “Effectively Managing Furloughs, Layoffs and Reduction in Hours,” will cover furloughs, layoffs and unemployment benefits. Boland will specifically discuss how and when to use furloughs and layoffs as well as legal and practical pitfalls and advantages. She will also discuss how to navigate unemployment benefits and the impact that current benefits may be having on businesses.

Boland is a Partner at Morgan Brown & Joy, LLP. She counsels clients on the full range of employment law issues from hiring to firing including, performance management, investigations, wage and hour issues, leaves of absence and the accommodations process, discrimination and harassment issues and investigations and reductions in force. Boland also drafts and revises employee handbooks, employment agreements and severance and settlement agreements. She particularly enjoys supporting her clients with novel and emerging legal issues such as pay equity and the ever-growing number of paid leave laws. Boland’s experience spans clients across many industries such as private clubs, healthcare, banking, non-profit and technology. Her clients include Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, The Country Club in Chestnut Hill, Harvard Club of Boston, Brookline Bank, Dean Cooperative Bank, Pine Street Inn, Women’s Lunch Place, Walker School, Mendix and aPriori.

NEHRA is the largest, most influential professional human resources organization in the Northeast. Founded 30 years ago, NEHRA’s goal is to help human resources professionals connect, grow and thrive by supporting professional certification, providing relevant and timely educational programs, offering access to tools and resources, and creating opportunities to build meaningful relationships with peers and thought leaders.  

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.