CLE: 2024 Labor & Employment Law Update

Presented by the Bar Association of Erie County’s Labor Law Committee

4.5 CLE credits: Areas of Professional Practice
Appropriate for newly admitted and experienced attorneys

Join the Labor Law Committee for a round-up and deep dive into changes and emerging issues in labor and employment law!  This half-day session will review recent federal and New York state changes, emergent considerations of remote work, long Covid and reasonable accommodations, and labor agency updates.  In person at the Central (Downtown) Library’s auditorium; breakfast and lunch included.

Agenda (subject to slight change):

  • 8:30-9am Coffee, Light Breakfast & Networking
  • 9-9:30am NYS Statutory Update
      • Asia R. Evans, Esq., Hodgson Russ LLP
      • Kinsey O’Brien, Esq., Hodgson Russ LLP
  • 9:30-10:15am Labor Law Updates with the NLRB
      • Jessica Cacaccio, Esq. Regional Attorney, National Labor Relations Board
      • Scott P. Horton, Esq., GunnerCooke LLP
      • Linda Leslie, Esq., Regional Director, National Labor Relations Board
      • Candace L. Morrison, Esq., Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP
  • 10:15-10:30am Break
  • 10:30-11:15am Remote Work Considerations
      • Stephanie (Cole) Adams, Esq., The Law Office of Stephanie Adams
      • Amber Storr, Esq., Hurwitz Fine P.C.
  • 11:15am-12pm Long COVID & Reasonable Accommodations
      • Christina Akers-DiCenzo, Esq., Akers-DiCenzo Law PLLC
      • Matthew V. Simeone, Esq., Sanders & Sanders
  • 12-12:45pm Lunch Break
  • 12:45-2pm Agency Updates Panel
      • Debbie Kent, New York State Division of Human Rights
      • Caitlin O’Neil, Esq., U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
      • Belinda Sands, U.S. Department of Labor

Thank you to our Lunch sponsor:

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Sponsorship opportunities are available.
Please contact the CLE department for more information!

Tuition Assistance is available. Click here for an application.

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Apr 11 2024


8:30 am - 2:00 pm


Central Library
1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY 14202

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