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Thursday, Jun. 21, 2007

Labor & Employment seminar to highlight union elections on June 26

For more information, or to sign up for the following programs, call Member Services at (617) 338-0530, download the latest CLE brochure as a PDF file or visit the CLE Web page.

Union Organizing: Neutrality, Card Checks and Proposed Legislation
Course #: LEK07
Tuesday, June 26, 4–6:30 p.m.
Suffolk University Law School, Boston

Neutrality and card check agreements have become a goal of unions in “corporate campaigns” and small units alike. The Federal Employee Free Choice Act, which has been passed by the House of Representatives, would legislate the right to “card check” certification by the NLRB and impose other sweeping changes to the union election process. Join us for a thorough discussion of the current legal landscape in this area, and an overview of the changes that the Employee Free Choice Act could bring.


Bankruptcy and Divorce
Course #: BLJ07
Thursday, June 28, noon–1:30 p.m.
MBA Western Mass. office, 73 State St., Springfield

The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 made many significant changes with respect to “domestic support obligations.” This program provides the perspectives of a bankruptcy trustee and an attorney that practices both bankruptcy and domestic relations. Learn what a domestic support obligation is and how it is treated in a bankruptcy case. Learn what a bankruptcy trustee looks for in a divorce separation agreement to determine whether transfers of marital property could be considered a fraudulent transfer under the Bankruptcy Code. Finally, domestic relations practitioners will learn what should be considered when counseling a divorcing couple that is considering filing for bankruptcy either individually or jointly.


Casemaker Training: Southern New England School of Law, North Dartmouth
Course #: CASES07
Thursday, July 12, 10:30-11:45 a.m.

Course #: CASER07
Thursday, July 12, 9-10:15 a.m.

Casemaker has had many new features added, including: CaseCheck, an enhanced case law search results function, database availability for all 50 states, nationwide collections of combined Supreme Court and ethics opinions and more. This training session will be held in a computer lab setting that will provide participants with the use of a computer and online access to Casemaker.

NOTE: Because space at Casemaker trainings is limited, online enrollment is not available. To register for a Casemaker training session, call Member Services at (617) 338-0530 or toll-free at (877) 676-6500.

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