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Labor & Employment Law



Jennifer F. Kogos
Committee Chair


Upcoming Events:
 

Discovery Master Class with Judge Janis van Meerveld

The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure relating to discovery have changed, but litigators' bad habits have not.  Come learn about the rules changes, how they should impact your discovery practice and forms, and how to stay out of trouble with the courts. 

Speaker: The Hon. Janis van Meerveld, United States District Court – Eastern District of LA

Date:
Thursday, September 7, 2017

Time:
Noon - 1 p.m.

Location: *UPDATED*
USDC - EDLA
500 Poydras Street
Room B345
New Orleans, LA 70130

CLE:
1 hour of CLE credit

Cost:
NOBA member discount: $35 (includes lunch)
Non-member price: $55 (includes lunch)
*All credit card transactions will be charged a 3% convenience fee.

Registration:

  1. Contact NOBA at (504) 525-7453 or
  2. Email Liz Daino.
  3. Mail payment to the NOBA Office, 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505, New Orleans, LA 70130
  4. NOBA members can pay online by clicking here

Please note: Cancellations must be received in writing two days in advance in order to receive a refund less a $15 administrative fee. No refunds for no shows.
 


Recent Events:

On February 2, Professor Bill Corbett from LSU Law School presented "Developments and Significant Issues in Labor and Employment Law" CLE.

On October 19, Jennifer Kogos presented "Managing the ADAAA Accomodation Process" CLE.

On May 10, Sid Lewis presented "New FLSA Salary Rule and DOL Persuader Rule" CLE.

On August 11, 2015, the Committee held "OSHA's New Record Keeping Approach & How to Prepare for a Visit" CLE with Jane Heidingsfelder and Patrick Veters of Jones Walker.

On April 7, 2015,  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.