Charla Stevens and Adam Hamel to Present on Paid Family and Medical Leave

McLane Middleton attorneys Charla Bizios Stevens and Adam M. Hamel will be presenting on “Paid Family and Medical Leave Act: Financial and Legal Impacts” on September 24, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. at The Derryfield Restaurant in Manchester, N.H.

The presentation, part of the CGI Business Solutions Seminar Series, is for Massachusetts employees or employers with at least one Massachusetts employee, who will likely have new responsibilities under the Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) law. This event is intended to help attendees prepare for those responsibilities before the law’s effective date of Oct. 1, 2019.  This program will show attendees how to: understand the timeline and key dates for implementation of the new law; identify the classes of employees/contractors covered under the law; and recognize the employer’s responsibility to meet mandatory reporting requirements

Charla is 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 anti-harassment training and works with employers to maintain legal compliance in a cost-efficient and effective way.  Charla can be reached in the firm’s Manchester and Woburn offices at (603) 628-1363 or

Adam is vice chair of the firm’s Employment Law Practice Group, 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.  Adam can be reached in the firm’s Woburn office at (781) 904-2710 or

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