Events Calendar

Region 5: Labor Law: Week #2


2019-06-03 2019-06-03 America/New_York Region 5: Labor Law: Week #2 MNA MNA

This course is not intended to train members to become mini-lawyers. But is designed to introduce many of the laws that impact workers in the workplace so that there is a familiarity of what some of the Federal and state statutes exist to protect workers. Some of the laws covered include: National Labor Relations Act; Chapter 150(e); Fair Labor Standards Act; Family and Medical Leave Act; Massachusetts Small Necessities Leave Act,; Workers Compensation; Occupational Safety and Health Act; Americans with Disabilities Act; Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act; Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act; Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009; among others. The Schwartz books Your Rights on the Job: A Practical Guide to Employment Laws in Massachusetts and The FMLA Handbook are provided, as well as Hurt on the Job: A Guide to the Massachusetts Workers Compensation System by Western MassCOSH.

Classes run from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the regional office, with a light meal provided at 5 p.m.

To register:
Region 5 Office, Harriett Duggan,781.821.8255,

For more information, download the Labor School Course Descriptions 2019 PDF flyer.