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25th Annual Labor & Employment Law Conference

Friday, April 20, 2012

W. Alton Jones Campus
Whispering Pines Conference Center
West Greenwich, RI

Program

8:30 am- Registration/Coffee

8:45 am - Introduction
Mark M. Grossman, Esq.
Assistant Professor
URI Schmidt Labor Research Center
9:00 - 9:45 am - Rhode Island Court Update
Speakers

John Breguet, Esq.
St. Peter & Kasle
Providence, RI

Christopher M. Cobleigh, Esq. Sr. Bus. Agent SLRC '04
AFSCME, Council 94, AFL-CIO
North Providence, RI

9:45 - 10:15 am - NLRB Update
Speaker Rosemary Pye, Regional Director
National Labor Relations Board
Boston, MA
10:15 - 10:30 - Break
10:30 - 11:00 - U.S. Solicitor of Labor Update

Occupational Safety and Health Act
Fair Labor Standards Act
Employee Retirement Income Security Act

Speaker Michael D. Felsen, Regional Solicitor
U.S. Solicitor of Labor Office
Boston, MA
11:00- 12:00 - Current and Future Issues: Management Perspective
Moderator: Matthew Bodah, Professor SLRC ‘88
URI Schmidt Labor Research Center
Speakers:

William O’Gara, Esq. SLRC ‘86
Pannone, Lopes, Devereaux, and West LLC
Providence, RI

Lisa A. Ahart, Senior Director, Corporate Human Resources SLRC '03
Toray Plastics (America) Inc.
North Kingstown, RI

Matthew Domenico, Human Resources Manager
Wyman-Gordon Company
Grafton, MA

12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 - Current and Future Issues: Union Perspective
Moderator: Matthew Bodah, Professor SLRC ‘88
URI Schmidt Labor Research Center
Speakers:

Robert Walsh, Executive Director SLRC ‘01
National Education Association-RI
Cranston, RI

Adam J. Lupino, Regional Public Policy Coordinator SLRC '12
Laborers New England Region LIUNA
Providence, RI

Deb Sullivan, Associate Director, Division of Labor SLRC '11
Massachusetts Nursing Association
Canton, MA

2:00 - 2:15 - Break
2:15- 3:00 - Federal Court Update
Speakers:

Amy Tabor, Esq., Assistant Professor
URI Schmidt Labor Research Center

Jeffrey W. Kasle, Esq.
St. Peter & Kasle
Providence, RI

3:00 - 3:15 - Employment Arbitration Update
Speaker:

Mark M. Grossman, Esq. Assistant Professor
URI Schmidt Labor Research Center


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