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Sidney F. Lewis, Chair


Upcoming Events:

"OSHA's New Record Keeping Approach & How to Prepare for a Visit" CLE on Tuesday, August 11, 2015

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration's new recordkeeping approach has become more aggressive in recent months with regard to recordkeeping and enforcement. Jane Heidingsfelder and Patrick Veters will discuss the best ways to prepare for an OSHA visit.  They will also discuss responding to an investigation arising out of the new reporting requirements.


Jane H. Heidingsfelder, Jones Walker LLP
Patrick J. Veters, Jones Walker LLP

Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Time: 12 Noon - 1 PM

Location: NOBA Office, 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505

CLE: 1 hour of continuing legal education credit

Cost: NOBA Member Discount: $35 ; Non Member: $55

To Register:  

     1. Email Alex Garon or

     2. Call NOBA at (504) 525-7453 or

     3. Mail payment to NOBA at 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505, New Orleans, LA 70130  

     4. NOBA members can pay online by clicking here.


Recent Events:

On April 7th,  presenters Kathleen McKinney, Regional Director, Region 15 of the NLRB and Sue Crochet, Assistant to the Regional Director will discuss new rule changes that will go into effect this month.

On October 2, 2014, the Committee held "Prosecuting & Defending Trade Secret Violations and Related Claims Against Former Employees" with Joe Lavigne of Jones Walker.

Update from the Region:  Hot Topics in NLRB Region 15 CLE

National Labor Relations Board Regional Director Kathleen McKinney and Deputy Regional Attorney Andrea Wilkes addressed the NLRB’s new posting rule and election rules, other possible rule changes, and recent Board decisions that all employers, unions and their attorneys, should be aware of.