The Massachusetts Equal Pay Act goes into effect on July 1, 2018. The Office of the Attorney General just yesterday issued a detailed guidance for employers on how to prepare for and implement this significant new law.
Hear a panel of McLane Middleton Employment attorneys break down the legal requirements and practical implications covered in the guidance including:
• Highlights and overview of the law
• Defining "comparable work"
• Conducing self-audits
• Impelmenting transparency
• Determining acceptable reasons for variance in pay
• Fixing pay inqueity as you find it
Registration/Networking - 7:30 a.m.
Program - 8:00 to 9:00 a.m.
This event is being offered as a free education session.
300 TradeCenter, Suite 7600
Woburn, MA 01801
About the Presenters
Charla is the Chair of the firm's Employment Law Practice Group. She has extensive background addressing litigated and non-litigated employment issues such as discrimination, harassment, employee classification and wage and hour claims. She assists employers in responding to labor audits, preparing personnel policies and minimizing risk in the hiring, discipline and termination of employees. She conducts management and harassment training and works with employers to maintain legal compliance in a cost-efficient and effective way. She has extensive experience conducting internal investigations for private employers, independent schools and colleges and universities.
Andrew represents corporations, smaller businesses, and family owned and operated enterprises in complex business and employment-related issues. He advises management and business owners/operators on business disputes, shareholder issues, employee discrimination claims, and commercial litigation matters. He has tried numerous cases to verdict in both state and federal court, and has appeared before various administrative and legislative agencies such as the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. Andrew has testified before the Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development of the Massachusetts legislature regarding the efficacy of "An Act Relative to Non-competition Agreements," and has been actively involved in the debate over recent efforts to eliminate non-competes in their entirety.
Adam is a director in McLane Middleton's Litigation Department, concentrating his practice in the areas of business, employment and probate litigation. Adam regularly assists clients on a variety of commercial and employment litigation matters, including claims of wrongful termination, discrimination, and violations of restrictive covenants.
Ali is an attorney in the firm’s Litigation Department and a member of the Employment Law Practice Group. Ali regularly represents employers in discrimination, wrongful termination and contract disputes, including claims brought before state and federal agencies, and counsels employers on managing risk with respect to the employment relationship. Ali also represents individuals and business in a wide variety of business and civil litigation matters.