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Employment Law Update

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

10:00 a.m. to Noon




Presented by


Jeffrey L. Hirsch 

Ari Kristan, Esq.

Charlotte Petilla, Esq.

Mark Macchi, Esq.
Hirsch Roberts Weinstein LLP


This program will include updates on Massachusetts and Federal law as well as key cases that every in-house lawyer should know about:

  • Massachusetts Law Updates: An overview of the Paid Family Medical Leave Act, with a discussion on current and upcoming compliance requirements as well as recently issued regulations governing the administration of the law.  Checking-in on the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act a year after its enactment, including how claims have been brought and what to expect going forward.  Practical guidance on how to ensure compliance with the Massachusetts Noncompetition Agreement Act for new hires and current employees.
  • Key Court Cases to Know About: The Supreme Judicial Court has issued several decisions this term that impact employers’ obligations and rights – the speakers will discuss the key takeaways from DaPrato v. Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (FMLA Retaliation), Gammella v. P.F. Changs (Wage and Hour Class Actions), and Sullivan v. Sleepy’s LLC (Commission payments and Minimum Wage).  The speakers will also address decisions from the United States Supreme Court that effect the employment relationship.
  • Federal Legal Developments:  After several delays, a deadline has been set for September 30, 2019 for employers to collect and submit EEO-1 pay data to the EEOC. There will be an overview regarding which employers are impacted and what those employers need to do to comply.  The speakers will also discuss developments at the National Labor Relations Board impacting employee handbooks and arbitration agreements.

The Westin Waltham Boston
70 Third Avenue, Waltham, MA, (781) 290-5600


Seminar:  10:00 a.m.-Noon     Social Break: Noon-12:30 p.m.    Lunch served at 12:30 p.m.

This seminar will be live streamed.  It will not be available on demand after that time. Anyone wishing to have a Certificate of Attendance should contact Diane Pruente at  It is the attendees' responsibility to confirm with their respective state that the seminar is eligible for Continuing Legal Education Credit and to submit the Certificate of Attendance to the necessary authorities.


Reservations Required


NECCA, PO Box 610403, Newton Highlands, MA 02461

Website:      Email:     Telephone: (617) 965-0003


Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Westin Waltham Hotel
Westin Waltham Boston
70 Third Avenue
Waltham, MA  02451

Diane Pruente
617-965-0003 (p)
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