Labor and employment law updates, Equal Pay Act developments to highlight conference on May 4

Thursday, May 3, 2018

2018 Labor & Employment ConferenceJoin us on Friday, May 4, for the 39th Annual Labor & Employment Law Spring Conference at Suffolk University Law School. 

This year's keynote speaker will be Evelyn F. Murphy, president of The WAGE Project Inc. Murphy is a former lieutenant governor and author of "Getting Even: Why Women Don't Get Paid Like Men -- And What to do About It."

Conference Agenda

  • 8:30-9:30 a.m.: Registration
  • 9:30-9:45 a.m.: Welcoming Remarks
    • Margaret H. Paget, Esq., Kurker Paget LLC, Waltham
    • Christopher P. Sullivan, Esq., president, Massachusetts Bar Association
    • Jaimeson E. Porter, Esq., Schwartz Hannum PC
  • 9:45-10:30 a.m.: Keynote Address
    • Evelyn F. Murphy, The WAGE Project Inc.
  • 10:30-11:30 a.m.: Massachusetts Equal Pay Act: New Developments, Issues and the Attorney General's Guidance
    • Moderator: Dahlia C. Rudavsky, Esq., Messing Rudavsky & Welicky PC
    • Genevieve Nadeau, Esq., deputy division chief of the Civil Rights Division, Attorney General's Office
    • Hillary J. Massey, Esq., Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • 11:30-11:45 a.m.: Networking Break
  • 11:45-12:45 p.m.: Making Your Case in the Court of Public Opinion
    • Christine Hughes, vice president and general counsel, Emerson College
    • Ashley McCown, president, Solomon McCown & Co.
    • T.J. Winick, vice president, Solomon McCown & Co.
  • 1:15-2 p.m.: Labor Law Update
    • Kirsten B. White, Esq., Schwartz Hannum PC
    • James A.W. Shaw, Esq., Segal Roitman LLP
  • 2-2:55 p.m.: Employment Law Update
    • Moderator: John F. Tocci, Esq., Tocci & Lee LLC
    • Catherine E. Reuben, Esq., Hirsch Roberts Weinstein LLP
    • Melissa Pomfred, Esq., Pomfred Law Offices PLLC
  • 2:55-3 p.m.: Closing Remarks
    • Craig D. Levey, Esq., Bennett & Belfort PC

This annual event is presented by the MBA's Labor & Employment Law Section.

Click here to register, and for more conference details and faculty information.