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MSBA Labor & Employment Law Section
Annual Report

2016-2017 

Section Membership
As of June 19, 2017, the Section has 825 members.

Financial Status
The Section had an account balance of $31,866.40 as of May 31, 2017.

CLEs & Events
The Section hosted 9 CLE programs in fiscal year 2016-17. 

Program Title

Date

Event Code

CLE Credits

Number of Attendees

Annual Labor & Employment Section Fall Social

10/13/16

-

-

19

Local Employment Laws Across the Country: Understanding Paid Sick Leave Laws and Much More

10/19/16

228384

1 Standard

36

Employing Those Who Serve Our Nation – Employers’ Rights and Responsibilities under USERRA and the FMLA (co-sponsored with Military & Veterans Affairs Section)

11/03/16

229105

1 Standard

 

 

16

Exciting and Meaningful Pro Bono Opportunities for Labor & Employment Lawyers

12/19/16

232404

1 Ethics

 

22

It’s Complicated: Employment Relationships in an Uber Era

01/18/17

233419

1 Standard

35

Mid Winter Luncheon – Keeping It Local: Legislating Employment Matters at the State and Local Level

02/02/17

233650

1 Standard

 

60

Service Animals in the Workplace – Making It Work (co-sponsored with Animal Law Section)

02/15/17

234199

1 Standard

 

20

Spring Law Student Reception

02/23/17

-

-

13

NLRB Update – A Review of Current Labor Law Issues

03/15/17

236497

1 Standard

46

Mediating the Challenging Employment Law Matter and Tips to be Effective (co-sponsored with ADR Section)

04/11/17

237710

1 Standard

 

100

Labor Trafficking for Legal Professionals – Laws and Response

04/19/17

234736

1 Standard

 

34

Welcome Reception for NLRB Regional Director Jennifer Hadsall

06/12/17

-

-

18

Annual Spring Dinner

06/13/17

-

-

101

 

Annual Meeting and Election Results

The Section’s Annual Meeting was held on June 13, 2017 and 101 people attended.

The following council members were elected to serve on the Section’s Governing Council from 2017 to 2018:

            Chair: Kelly Jeanetta

            Vice Chair: Sara McGrane

            Secretary / Treasurer: Dan Prokott

            Past Chair: Craig Trepanier

The following officers were elected to serve on the Section’s Governing Council from 2017 to 2018:

            Benjamin Kwan

            Kristi Hastings

            Gina Janeiro

            Emma Denny

            Rebecca Bernhard

            Jessica Hofrichter

            Meg Luger-Nikolai

            Keisha Mayes

            Janet Olawsky

 

Diversity and Inclusion
The Section adopted a diversity and inclusion policy and reached out to diverse candidates to join the Governing Council.

Other Section Accomplishments
The Section drafted job descriptions for all positions and programs sponsored by the Section.

Submitted By:
Craig Trepanier, Section Chair
Date June 28, 2017

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