Annual Legal Update
Presented by: Nan O’Neill, Sarah Spatafore and Kier Wachterhauser, Attorneys at Law from Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane, LLP Hot Topics being discussed at this meeting: Lessons from the Year’s Top Cases & Regulatory and[...]
1127 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601
Hot Topics being discussed at this meeting:
- Lessons from the Year’s Top Cases & Regulatory and Statutory Update
A comprehensive overview of major legislative, regulatory and case law developments during the past year. Important cases coming out of the Supreme Court and the Supreme Judicial Court address Wage Act damages, overtime exemptions, discrimination laws, and arbitration agreements. The statutory and regulatory update will include an overview of the multitude of recent statutory and regulatory changes, such as increasing minimum wages, MA paid family medical leave, and wage and hour updates from the Department of Labor
- Employment Leave in Massachusetts: A Refresher and Practical Guidance on the Multitude of Federal and State Leave Laws
One of the biggest issues facing employers today is leave law issues, including the implementation of the new MA PFML and the intersection of the often overlapping leave laws including FMLA, ADA, workers’ compensation, MA Earned Sick Time, domestic violence leave, and small necessities leave. The session will provide an overview of the major leave laws and practical guidance on the implementation and compliance.
- Drug Testing in the Wake of Marijuana Legalization
This session will focus on drug testing in the wake of the legalization of recreational marijuana in MA, including the conflict between state and federal law, pre-employment testing issues, as well as implementation and constraints regarding random drug testing and reasonable suspicion drug testing.