Annual Advanced Labor and Employment Law Symposium CLE (ELE200312)
Presented by the Labor & Employment Law Section
Joint Meeting: Labor and Employment Law and CELA (SLE191002)
Hot Topics in Employment: Discrimination & Harassment CLE (EYL190514)
A program intended to provide discussion and information relating to trends in employment discrimination and harassment, such as transgender issues, sexual harassment, and leave issues. The program will present a diverse panel, offering views from a defense attorney, plaintiff's attorney, and the CHRO.
Joint Meeting: Labor and Employment Law and CELA (SLE190430)
A Conversation with USDC District of Connecticut Chief Judge
The Honorable Stefan R. Underhill
Judge Underhill was appointed United States District Judge for the District of Connecticut in 1999, and has served as Chief Judge of the District since September 1, 2018.
Join us for an evening of good food and good conversation as Judge Underhill discusses employment law cases from his perspect…
Labor & Employment Law Section: NLRB: Key Issues Under the Trump Administration (SLE190226)
Barbara Collins, Law Office of Barbara J. Collins, Hartford
Hugh Murray, McCarter & English, LLP, Hartford
The panel will look at the NLRB under the Trump Administration and the impact of policy shifts on both management and labor. Discussion will include the roll-back of several Obama-era decisions and guidance, such as those impacting joint employers, independ…
WAIT LIST ONLY: The Impact of the New Evidence Rules on Workers’ Compensation Cases CLE (EWC190308)
Learn the new evidence rules with a focus on social media. Get instruction on how to introduce social media and other surveillance evidence into proceedings. Fact patterns presenting the ethical issues at stake when dealing with evidence will be discussed and analyzed.
Labor & Employment Virtual Meeting: Trends in Paid Leave (SLE190115)
Trends in Paid Leave
Deborah DeHart Cannavino, Epstein Becker Green, Stamford
Martha Royston, Murtha Cullina LLP, New Haven
A discussion of trends in paid leave, including parental, caregiver, and sick leave, as well as related legislation here in Connecticut and elsewhere in the United States. Where are we now, and where are we headed?
Labor & Employment Law and CELA: The Impact of EPLI on Settlement Negotiations (SLE180926)
How does EPLI impact the way parties involved in employment litigation approach settlement negotiations? The panel will provide insight of interest to all parties on the issues and challenges raised from the different, and sometimes conflicting, perspectives of defendant and insurer.
Kenneth R. Plumb, Metzger Lazarek & Plumb, Hartford
Jessica Fritz Aguiar, …
Labor & Employment Law Section: Janus v. AFSCME (SLE181023)
Janus v. AFSCME – Implications and Implementation Issues
Discussion of the implications and implementation issues following the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in Janus v. AFSCME , which struck down a government union’s right to collect agency fees from government employees who do not belong to the union on free speech grounds. The panel will discuss the challenges faci…
Joint Section Meeting: Labor Law and Women in the Law: #MeToo – One Year Later (SLE181113)
6:30 Dinner and speakers
Topic: #MeToo – One Year Later
Since the #MeToo movement exploded a year ago, issues of sexual harassment and discrimination based on sex in the workplace have been in the spotlight like never before. The panel will discuss legislative, cultural and legal developments in response to #MeToo – and what f…
Annual Advanced Labor and Employment Law Symposium CLE (ELE190314)
This conference will cover a wide range of topics, including use of technology/forensic experts in employment litigation, employee free speech in the workplace, managing employee leave and other workplace policies in the context of medical marijuana protections, and diversity and inclusion challenges, as well as plenary sessions on an attorney’s obligation of candor to the tribunal and important d…
Achieving Meaningful Diversity & Inclusion for Lawyers & Law Students w/ Disabilities CLE(EDI180907)
The Second Diversity and Inclusion Symposium will focus on challenges and strategies for effective diversity and inclusion for members of the Connecticut legal community with disabilities.
Labor & Employment Law Section
The Labor and Employment Law Section is practitioners who represent individuals, unions, employers and agencies, or serve as neutrals. Functions include studying and analyzing legal principles having particular significance to labor or employment law; providing leadership in matters of public importance affecting labor or employment law; educating through the publication of works of legal scholars…