Labor School Calendar

Region 2: Labor Law: Week #4


2019-05-09 2019-05-09 America/New_York Region 2: Labor Law: Week #4 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 2 Office, Carey Zimmerman, 508.756.5800 ext. 100,

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