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MHTL is pleased to announce that two of its attorneys have been named by the Board of Bar Overseers to serve as Hearing Officers for the 2019-2021 term. Alisia St. Florian is a Partner in the firm’s Education Department. Focusing her practice on the representation of public school districts and collaborative schools in matters pertaining to special education, student discipline and civil rights matters. Matthew Feeney is an Attorney in the firm’s litigation department, having served as an Assistant District Attorney prior to joining the firm. Matt has extensive trial experience with close to 100 jury trials in his career. MHTL is honored to be the only firm having two of its attorneys serving as BBO Hearing Officers for this upcoming term.
Kathy Murphy and Sarah Spatafore will be panelists at the Massachusetts SHRM State Council’s first statewide Legislative Conference. This event will be held on March 1, 2019 in Boston. The conference will focus on topics important to Human Resources professionals, with a focus on new and upcoming changes to employment laws. Kathy and Sarah will be discussing the new laws in Massachusetts that impact employers and providing practical advice about how to best come into compliance.
Congratulations to Charles F. Desmond, Ed.D., for being recognized by the Massachusetts Black and Latino Legislative Caucus (MBLLC) for Black Excellence on the Hill! Charlie has made numberious contributions to society, as well as MHTL as a member of the firm's Advisory Board. The MBLLC Black Excellence on the Hill event was held at the Massachusetts State House on Wednesday February 4, 2019, and those in attendance include Representative Carlos González, Representative Bud Williams, and Representative Chynah Tyler, who recognized Charlie as an Honoree at the event.
Please join us on April 25, 2019 at the Boston Marriott Hotel in Quincy, MA for the Annual Labor & Employment Law Update, presented in Collaboration with the South Shore Chamber of Commerce Human Resources Group.
MHTL attorneys Katherine Hesse and Kier Wachterhauser will be presenting information regarding important legal issues and developments in the Labor & Employment field at a Neponset Valley Chamber of Commerce (NVCC) event on Thursday, November 15th. These presentations will include a comprehensive overview of major legislative/regulatory/case law developments, as well as best practices in navigating issues such as marijuana in the workplace and sexual harassment.
MHTL Partner, Katherine Hesse, has been inducted into the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists (ISCEBS) Hall of Fame. ISCEBS recognizes Katherine for her significant and consistent contributions to the Society and individual CEBS graduates alike. Katherine has attended the ISCEBS Symposium since its inception, and gives regular presentations and workshops on the dynamic landscape of federal and state legal decisions within the sphere of employee benefits.
Cape Cod Human Resources Association is hosting its 2018 Labor & Employment Law Update, presented by MHTL attorneys Katherine Hesse, Kier Wachterhauser and Sarah Spatafore. This event will feature a discussion of recent legal decisions, updates, and late breaking developments (such as the Equal Pay Act effective July 1, 2018), and the lessons employers need to know for the coming year.
April 26, 2018 Program – 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Boston Marriott Hotel, Quincy