Sponsored by:
Schmidt Labor Research Center
University of Rhode Island

www.uri.edu/research/lrc/

2007 Labor & Employment Law Conference

April 20, 2007

W. Alton Jones Campus

 

 

 

 

 

INTRODUCTION

 

WELCOME

Charles T. Schmidt, Jr., Ph.D.
Founder, Charles T. Schmidt, Jr.
Labor Research Center
Professor Emeritus
 

INTRODUCTION

Mark M. Grossman, Esq.
Assistant Professor

URI Schmidt Labor Research Center

FEDERAL COURT -20 YEAR REVIEW

  

 Speakers:                   

Amy Tabor, Esq.

Assistant Professor

URI Schmidt Labor Research Center

 

Michael A. Gamboli, Esq.

Partridge, Snow & Hahn, LLP

Providence, RI

 

NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD -           20 YEAR REVIEW

 

Speakers:  

Rosemary Pye, Esq.  (other docs)

Regional Director

National Labor Relations Board

Boston, MA

 

Elizabeth Vorro, Esq.

Field Attorney and RI Resident Agent

National Labor Relations Board

North Smithfield, RI

 

 

 

WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?

 

Moderator:      

Matthew Bodah

Associate Professor

URI Schmidt Labor Research Center

 

Speakers:        

Colleen Cassidy Hart, Esq. ‘95

White & Case

New York, NY

 

David Dejesus, Jr. ‘89

Vice President, Human Resources

Southcoast Health Systems

 

Julie Pinkham ‘97

Executive Director

Massachusetts Nurses’ Association

Canton, MA

 

Robert A. Walsh, Jr. ‘01

Executive Director

National Education Association

Rhode Island

Cranston, RI

 

RI COURT AND LABOR RELATIONS- COMMISSION UPDATE

 

Speakers:        

John Breguet, Esq.

State Labor Relations Administrator

Labor Relations Group

Providence, RI

 

Jeffrey Kasle, Esq.

St. Peter and Kasle

Providence, RI

 

Gerard Cobleigh, Esq.

Cobleigh, Sprague & Giacobbe

Warwick, RI

 

Margaret Hogan, Esq

Hogan and Hogan

Wakefield, RI

 

SOLICITOR OF LABOR- 20 YEAR REVIEW

 

 

Speakers:

Frank V. McDermott, Jr., Esq.

Regional Solicitor, US Dept. of Labor

Boston, MA

 

Michael D. Felsen, Esq.

Regional Counsel for ERISA

Boston, MA  

  • Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)

  • Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA)

  • Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)

 

EMPLOYMENT ARBITRATION - 1991- present

 

 

Speaker:          

Mark M. Grossman, Esq.

Assistant Professor

URI Schmidt Labor Research Center