2021 Events

CYNTHIA N. SASS

Picture of attorney Cynthia Sass next to logo for ABA American Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section announcing Employee Co-Chair Pro Bono and Community Outreach Committee 2021-2022Cynthia Sass is the Employee Co-Chair of the Pro Bono and Community Outreach Committee of the Section of Labor and Employment Law for the American Bar Association for the 2021-2022 term. 

YVETTE D. EVERHART

Picture of Yvette Everhart Speaker at The Florida Bar Labor and Employment Law 22nd Annual Labor and Employment Law Annual Update and Certification Review 2022Yvette Everhart is honored to present at The Florida Bar’s 22nd Labor and Employment Law Annual Update and Certification Review sponsored by the Continuing Legal Education Committee and Labor and Employment Law Section this January.  This will be Ms. Everhart third year speaking on procedural issues for federal and Florida equal employment laws. 

CYNTHIA N. SASS & JENNIFER D. ZMARRAGA

picture of Employee Rights Attorneys Cynthia Sass and Jennifer Zumarraga Co-Authors for the American Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section Newsletter Fall 2021

Cynthia Sass and Jennifer Zumarraga co-authored the article, Jurisdictional Questions Raised When Remote Workers Reside in Other States and Countries, found on page 8 of the Fall 2021, Volume 29, No. 3 issue of the Labor and Employment Law newsletter published by the American Bar Association’s Section of Labor and Employment Law.   Since the coronavirus pandemic, remote worker issues are more relevant than ever. 

YVETTE D. EVERHART

Picture of Employee Rights Attorney Yvette Everhart Vice Chair of Treatise Committee ABA Section of Labor & Employment Law 2021-2022Yvette Everhart accepted the appointment as Plaintiff Vice Chair of the Treatise Committee of the Section of Labor and Employment Law of the American Bar Association for 2021-2022.  She looks forward to furthering the section’s initiatives on this committee.

 

YVETTE D. EVERHART

YPicture of Employee Rights attorney Yvette Everhart Legal Education Director 2021-2022 The Florida Bar Labor and Employment Law Sectionvette Everhart is honored to serve as the Legal Education Director for the Labor and Employment Law Section of The Florida Bar for the 2021-2022 term.

 

CYNTHIA N. SASS

Picture of Employee Rights Attorney Cynthia Sass Editor-in-Chief Employment at Will A State-by-State Survey published by ABA and Bloomberg 2021Cynthia Sass has accepted the role of Editor-in-Chief of the annual supplements to Employment At Will, A State-by-State Survey, an employment law treatise published by the American Bar Association and Bloomberg Industry Group.  Congratulations! 

AMANDA L. BIONDOLINO

Amanda Biondolino received an appointment to the Continuing Legal Education Committee of The Florida Bar for the 2021-2022 term, and looks forward to furthering the mission of the Continuing Legal Education Committee in assisting members of The Florida Bar in their continuing legal education and facilitating the production and delivery of quality CLE programs and publication.

AMANDA L. BIONDOLINO

Picture of Employee Rights attorney Amanda Biondolino with logo of Tampa Bay Chapter of Federal Bar Association on blue background 2021 Co-Chair Judicial Recognition Committee on peach colored background

Amanda Biondolino serves as the 2021 Co-Chair of the Judicial Recognition Committee of the Tampa Bay Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.  What a great honor!

YVETTE D. EVERHART

Picture of Employee Rights attorney Yvette Everhart Congratulate on her selection to take part in the Leadership Development Program 2021 Section of Labor and Employment Law American Bar AssociationYvette Everhart was selected to attend the 2021 Leadership Development Program sponsored by the Section of Labor and Employment Law of the American Bar Association.  Over the next year, Yvette will be part of “a diverse and talented group” working together to make meaningful contributions to the labor and employment law profession.

CYNTHIA N. SASS

Picture of Cynthia Sass Employee Rights Attorney elected to Board of Governors of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers for 2021-2023

Sass Law Firm is delighted to announce that Cynthia Sass was elected to the Board of Governors of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.  Her three-year term commences on January 1, 2021.  Congratulations, Cynthia, on this great honor!

AMANDA L. BIONDOLINO

Picture of Employee Rights lawyer Amanda Biondolino author of The First Amendment and Employer Social Media Use published in Lawyer by HCBA 2021 Amanda Biondolino’s article The First Amendment and Employee Social Media Use was published in the March/April 2021 edition of LAWYER magazine by the Hillsborough County Bar Association.  Are employees’ social media posts protected First Amendment speech?  Find out on page 41!

YVETTE D. EVERHART

Picture of Board Certified Employee Attorney Yvette Everhart with Florida Bar Labor and Employment Section logo Executive Council Member 2017-2021

Yvette Everhart continues as a member of the Executive Council of the Labor and Employment Law Section of The Florida Bar through the 2021 term.

AMANDA L. BIONDOLINO

Amanda Biondolino serves as Vice President of Florida NELA National Employment Lawyers Association 2021 Amanda Biondolino is proud to serve as Vice President of the Florida Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association for the 2020-2021 term.  It is a great honor and we know she will do a wonderful job!


Past 2021 Events

CYNTHIA N. SASS

Picture of Cynthia Sass Employee Rights Attorney moderator/panelist at the 15th Annual ABA Labor and Employment Section conference on Preparing for the Next Crisis: Lessons Learned from the COV-19 Pandemic November 2021November 12, 2021 – Cynthia Sass presented at the 15th Annual Section of Labor and Employment Law Conference sponsored by the American Bar Association in Beverly Hills, California.  She was moderator and panelist for a discussion on Preparing for the Next Crisis: Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic.

YVETTE D. EVERHART

Picture of Employee Rights Attorney Yvette D. Everhart as Moderator at the Los Angeles 15th Annual Conference of the American Bar Associations' Labor and Employment law Section November 2021November 10, 2021 – Yvette Everhart moderated the panel presentation, The Attorney-Client Privilege for Labor & Employment Practitioners, at the 15th Annual ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law Conference.  The panel addressed various concerns and evidentiary issues employment practitioners face in the practice of employment law.

YVETTE D. EVERHART

Picture of Employee Rights Attorney Yvette Everhart announcing her interview with ABC Action News aired on 10.25.21 about age discriminationOctober 22, 2021 – Yvette Everhart was interviewed by Anthony Hill of ABC Action News on the subject of age discrimination in the workplace. To view her interview, which aired on October 25, 2021, click here:  Age Discrimination Interview.

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CYNTHIA N. SASS

Picture of Employee Rights attorney Cynthia Sass CLE Speaker on October 15, 2021 Senior Lawyers Committee The Florida Bar

October 15, 2021 – Cynthia Sass, with co-presenters Matthew Dietz and Lucas Hernández, addressed The Florida Bar Senior Lawyers Committee with a virtual CLE program.  Their panel discussed the American Disabilities Act as it applies to lawyers and law firms, and what is needed to make the workplace accessible for individuals with disabilities, such as hearing, sight and mobility issues, as well as websites.

YVETTE D. EVERHART

Picture of Employee Rights attorney Yvette Everhart Co-Chair of the Advanced Labor Topics seminar April 2021 The Florida Bar Labor and Employment Law SectionMay 21, 2021 – Yvette Everhart was honored to serve as co-chair the virtual Advanced Labor Topics seminar, hosted annually by the Labor and Employment Law Section of The Florida Bar.

AMANDA L. BIONDOLINO

Picture of Employment Law Attorney Amanda Biondolino' announcing interview with 10 Tampa Bay News regarding employee rights and forced COVID-19 Vaccinations 2021

March 26, 2021 – Amanda Biondolino interviewed with 10TampaBay news to discuss what rights employees have if their employers make getting the COVID-19 vaccination a job requirement.

Click here to watch the interview. 

CYNTHIA N. SASS

Picture of Cynthia Sass Tampa Employee Rights Lawyer announcing interview with Fox 13 News Legal Expert on COVID-19 Vaccinations March 15, 2021 – Cynthia Sass was interviewed by Fox 13 News as a legal expert on whether employers can force their employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

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YVETTE D. EVERHART

Picture of Board Certified Employment Attorney Yvette Everhart Speaker at 21st Labor and Employment Law Annual Update and Certification Review January 2021 by The Florida Bar January 15, 2021 – Yvette Everhart presented at the 21st Labor and Employment Law Annual Update and Certification Review sponsored by The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee and the Labor and Employment Law Section.  Ms. Everhart spoke on the procedural law for federal and Florida equal employment opportunity laws for the second time.

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