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Employment Attorney Scott Connolly authors “Policies to Guide Employee Conduct and Respond to Misconduct” a chapter in MCLE’s book Drafting Employment Documents in Massachusetts

February 17, 2015 Leave a comment

Employment Attorney Scott ConnollyScott Connolly, a partner in MBBP’s Employment Law Group, authored the chapter “Policies to Guide Employee Conduct and Respond to Misconduct” in MCLE’s book Drafting Employment Documents in Massachusetts (3rd Edition 2015).

The book is published by MCLE and is an essential resource for Massachusetts employers, employment attorneys, and human resources professionals.  Scott’s chapter covers workplace policies that help to guide employee conduct, ensure legal compliance, promote the employer’s cultural values, and respond to misconduct.

Scott has broad experience as both in-house and outside counsel helping employers achieve their business objectives while complying with federal and state employment laws. He guides employers through the full spectrum of issues that arise from the employment relationship, including those issues most likely to lead to litigation such as wage/overtime disputes, employee discipline and performance problems, sexual harassment and other workplace investigations, terminations, and reductions in force.

Scott’s full biography and contact information are available here.

 

Scott Connolly Speaks at MCLE Employment Seminar

March 3, 2014 Leave a comment

MCLE Proving & Valuing Damages in Employment Cases PanelistsOn Friday, February 28, 2014, MBBP Employment Attorney Scott Connolly served as a panel speaker at the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education’s (MCLE) annual seminar on Proving & Valuing Damages in Employment Cases. Among the topics Scott covered from the defense perspective were whether and how to effectively use financial experts at trial, ways for defendants to avoid/minimize punitive damages, limiting emotional distress damages, and whether unemployment benefits should be deducted from back-pay awards. Other members of the distinguished panel were Honorable Peter M. Lauriat, Superior Court Justice, Eugenia M. Guastaferri, Senior Hearing Officer at the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and employee-side advocates Inga S. Bernstein and David E. Belfort. Scott defends clients from employment-related lawsuits before state and federal courts and agencies.

Please feel free to contact Scott with any questions.