It is my honor and privilege to serve as the 19th President of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association (MBBA). I want to thank my predecessor, mentor, and good friend, Paula T. Edgar, for her service and commitment to our organization. Under President Edgar’s stewardship, we have become a stronger and more effective bar association. We thank “Coach Paula” for her leadership. I would also like to congratulate all the officers and board members elected to serve the MBBA at last week’s Annual Membership Meeting. Together, we can make a difference.
In my first year as MBBA President, my theme for the organization were the Four... Read more »
In the spotlight...
Join the MBBA’s Labor and Employment Section for an upcoming #MBBALearns webinar on COVID-19 Workplace Impact. This webinar will cover employer’s continual obligations under current workplace safety laws as well as recently enacted federal and New York State economic relief laws to address this ever-evolving crisis. Our speakers will discuss the issues NY employment practitioners and lawyers are facing and are being forced to grapple with, as well as significant, yet fluid, guidance provided to navigate this pandemic.
Occupational Safety Hazards Act (OSHA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements;
CARES ACT: What the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Means for Employers Families First Coronavirus Response Act: What Employers Should Know; and
New York State Executive Orders: Emergency Sick Pay Law and
PAUSE’ Act – Essential Workers
Tanya N. Blocker, Senior Counsel, National Grid
Jeanine Conley Daves, Shareholder, Littler Mendelson
Natalya Johnson, Senior Associate, Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP