Michelle De Oliveira
Michelle De Oliveira represents businesses and individuals in all aspects of employment-related matters, including negotiation, litigation and counseling. In the litigation arena, Michelle represents clients in, among other things, wage and hour, restrictive covenants, discrimination and sexual harassment matters. Michelle also advises business professionals on a host of employment issues, including without limitation, wage and hour issues, workplace investigations, drug testing, hiring practices, employment policies and handbooks, employment contracts, restrictive covenants, employee discipline, and employee leave matters. Michelle’s clients rely on her skills and her passion for careful and earnest advocacy to analyze relevant issues and craft legal strategies to ensure the best possible solutions.
In addition to an employment practice, Michelle also maintains a general litigation practice, representing clients in general commercial litigation matters. Business professionals appreciate Michelle’s analytical approach to understanding the facets to their business disputes. Always poised to resolve matters outside of court, Michelle calls upon her experience to accurately assess pre-litigation and litigation strategies for thorough trial preparation.
Michelle has recently been appointed as Vice Chair of the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Section Council. Michelle regularly speaks and presents at seminars, training sessions and webinars on employment-related matters.
- Women’s Bar Association
- Massachusetts Bar Association
- Boston Bar Association
Live Programs and Webcasts
- Post Covid-19 employment litigation is coming. How can Employers Avoid it?
- Marijuana in the Workplace
- Employment Law 101, Discrimination & Sexual Harassment
- HR & Families First Coronavirus Response Act
- Employer Considerations in the Midst of COVID-19
- Managing a Changing Workforce During COVID-19
- Complying with New DOL Guidelines
- COVID-19 and the Workplace: What Employers Should Know & Perspectives from the DOL and the AGO
- Post-COVID-19 Employment Litigation is Coming. How Can Employers Prepare
- United States Supreme Court Halts Enforcement Of OSHA’s ETS for Private Employers with 100+ Employees
- Massachusetts Adopts CDC’s Newly Issued Guidance Relating To Isolation & Quarantine; Interplay with OSHA’s ETS
- Massachusetts’ Independent Contractor Test Does Not Apply When Determining Whether An Entity Is A Joint Employer, The FLSA Test Will Apply
- Court Temporarily Halts Enforcement Of The Federal Contractor COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate
- Two Days After OSHA’s Issuance Of The Emergency Temporary Standard Regarding COVID-19 Vaccination And Testing For Employers With 100+ Employees, A Court Halts Enforcement
- OSHA Issues Emergency Temporary Standard Regarding COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing For Employers With 100+ Employees
- Guidance Issued for Federal Contractors on Vaccine Mandate and Requirements for Masking and Social Distancing
- Covid-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave Extended Through April 1, 2022
- News From the White House: COVID-19 Vaccination Mandates for Federal Workers, Federal Contractors & for Employers with 100+ Employees
- As of May 29, 2021, the Mask Mandate Will Be Lifted in Massachusetts For Those Who Are Fully Vaccinated
- New Development for Massachusetts Employers: COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave
- CDC Lifts Mask Requirement for Those Who Are Fully Vaccinated—But Massachusetts Employers Should Hold Tight
- Employers Beware: Practical Implications Of Governor Baker’s Newly Issued Travel Order, Effective August 1, 2020, in the Workplace
- DOL Guidance On The Families First Coronavirus Response Act
- DOL Announcement: Families First Coronavirus Response Act Effective on April 1st &
- Paid Sick Leave & Tax Credit For Businesses On The Horizon As The Families First Coronavirus Response Act Is Signed Into Law
- Coronavirus: What All Employers Should Know
- COVID-19: Changes in The Landscape Of Unemployment Benefits, Layoffs Versus Furloughs & The WARN Act.
- Pregnant Workers Fairness Act: What Every Employer Should Know
- Massachusetts Employer Not Allowed To Enforce Non-Compete Against Its California Employee
- U.S. Department of Labor Updates Regulations Relating to the Regular Rate Under the FLSA
- U.S. Department of Labor Implements New Overtime Rule & Increases Salary Threshold for FLSA Exemptions