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Seminar Details

May 1, 2014

MBJ's Annual Review of Developments in Employment and Labor Law

Location: Doubletree by Hilton - Bedford Glen

Time: 1:00 p.m.

MBJ's popular annual review of developments in employment and labor law is scheduled for Thursday, May 1, 2014.  This year, the seminar will be held at the Doubletree by Hilton - Bedford Glen in Bedford, Massachusetts.  (Note that this is not where the seminar was held last year.)

Welcome! (1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.)

What Do I Do Now? (1:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.)     

The MBJ Players Act Out the Answers to Some Tricky Workplace Questions:  Medical Marijuana, Workplace Bullying, and Others  

Amy Carlin, Sean O’Connor, Larry Donoghue & Amy Ostiguy  

Agencies Run Amok (1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.)

The EEOC and NLRB – Off the Rails?

Jackie Kugell, Maura McLaughlin & Keith McCown

Another Day (or Minute), Another Dollar (2:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.)

Wage & Hour Trends (Including Meals, Frisks, Exemptions and the Unpaid Intern) 

Dan Field & David Abbott

Refreshments (2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.)

Breakout Session (Choose One) (3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.)

Employment Lawyers’ Tales From the Trenches

Lessons Learned From a Recent Employment Discrimination Trial

Tracy Boland & Greg Manousos


Labor Lawyers’ Tales From the Trenches

Lessons Learned From Collective Bargaining in the Public Schools

Dave Connelly  

In Sickness and In Health (3:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.)

The Affordable Care Act: Recent Developments

Nick DiGiovanni & Rachel Muñoz

Your Questions, Our Answers (4:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.)

Q&A With Highlights of Significant, Recent Cases & Legislation

Joe McConnell, Stacy Cowan, Jeff Siegel & Laurie Alexander-Krom

Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres to follow.

Please contact Nancy Weymouth at or 617-523-6666 with questions about registration.  

Attendees at the seminar may be eligible for CLE credits from the State of Maine, New Hampshire and Rhode Island (pending).  In addition, MBJ's application for credits from HR CI Certification is also pending.

We look forward to seeing our clients and friends on May 1.