Labor & employment law update, Equal Pay Law to highlight May 12 conference

Thursday, Apr. 27, 2017
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Join us on Friday, May 12, for the 38th Annual Labor & Employment Law Spring Conference at the Massachusetts Bar Association. Registration opens at 9 a.m., with programming beginning promptly at 10 a.m.

This year's keynote speaker will be Rep. Stephen Lynch. In the 115th Congress, Lynch is a member of the Financial Services Committee and the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, where he serves as a ranking member on the Subcommittee on National Security. Lynch is a co-founder of the Congressional Labor and Working Families Caucus, which was formed to protect workers' rights and educate members of Congress on issues that impact American families.

Conference programming includes:

  • 9-10 a.m.: Registration
  • 10-10:45 a.m.: Keynote -- Rep. Stephen Lynch
  • 10:45-11:45 a.m.: The Massachusetts Equal Pay Law
    An overview from Genevieve Nadeau of the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office
    A primer with the experts: How to assess and identify gender-based pay inequity
  • 11:45 a.m.-noon: Networking Break
  • Noon-1 p.m.: Discovery Issues in Employment Cases
    A view from the bench and tips from seasoned trial lawyers
  • 1-1:30 p.m.: Networking Lunch
  • 1:30-3 p.m. Annual Labor & Employment Update
    Significant developments in labor & employment law that every practitioner should know