David I. Brody speaks at BBA’s Labor and Employment Law Section webinar

January 30, 2021

David I. Brody, partner in the firm’s Employment Department, spoke at the Boston Bar Association’s (BBA) Labor and Employment Section webinar, “Show Me the Money: A Beginner’s Guide to Wage and Hour Laws,” on Friday, January 29, 2021. As part of the BBA’s “Friday Fundamentals,” the virtual program offered perspectives regarding the interpretation and compliance with both state and federal wage and hour laws.

David and fellow speakers discussed a range of topics, including what are and are not considered “wages,” how and when employees must be paid, how the various exemptions to overtime are interpreted, and how wage and hour cases are litigated. The panel also provided insight on unique wage and hour challenges in the COVID-19 and remote working environment.

David is a member of Sherin and Lodgen’s award-winning Employment Department. He represents individuals in a wide range of matters, including contract negotiation and enforcement, wage and hour issues, wrongful termination, discrimination, retaliation, and whistleblowing. David is an experienced employment litigator representing individuals at trial in state and federal court and in public hearings before the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and the Civil Service Commission. In addition to his litigation practice, David advises executives and professionals regarding employment agreements, non-competition and other restrictive covenants, change of control agreements, equity and deferred compensation vehicles, and transition agreements. He is also a member of the BBA’s Labor & Employment Steering Committee.

The BBA’s mission is to advance the highest standards of excellence for the legal profession, facilitate access to justice, foster a diverse and inclusive professional community, and serve the community at large. “Friday Fundamentals” is their weekly educational series designed to offer an introduction to the basic legal skills and fundamental knowledge lawyers need to get a foothold and grow in their understanding of a given area of practice.