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Entrepreneur Toolkit: Employment Law and Labor Taxes Plus Entrepreneur Organization Trade Show

  • Tuesday, November 12, 2019
  • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • WPI's Rubin Campus Center, Odeum 3rd floor


  • Advanced registration and id required.
  • Advance registration is required
    College/University ID required at check-in
    There will be a $5.00 registration fee for student walk-ins
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Join us and learn many details to manage your employment responsibilities related to employment law and the necessary employment taxes for small businesses. Discover and get acquainted with local organizations set up to help entrepreneurial businesses in our showcase of support Organizations.


Labor & Employment Attorney Joseph T. Bartulis, Jr.

Attorney Bartulis advises private and public sector employers on all aspects of workplace law; and counsels school departments and institutions of higher learning on labor and education law.

A skilled attorney and successful negotiator for his clients, Bartulis delivers expert representation and sound resolution involving complex legal matters facing these sectors today.

Attorney Bartulis regularly advises clients on wage and hour issues, statutory compliance, documenting employee performance, discipline and discharge of employees, as well as the prevention, investigation and defense of discrimination claims. Attorney Bartulis drafts and negotiates employment contracts as well as non-competition/non-solicitation/non-disclosure agreements and severance agreements. He proactively counsels employers on employee relations matters; and defends employers in employment-based litigation and hearings before various stateand federal administrative agencies.

Mr. Bartulis assists management during union organizational campaigns and unit determinations and he represents management in collective bargaining, mediations, arbitrations and unfair labor practice charge cases.

Within the Education and Higher Education Law practice group at Fletcher Tilton, Attorney Bartulis represents and counsels clients on a variety of matters including: School policies, student discipline, teacher discipline, education laws, labor relations, and collective bargaining.

Jon-Martin Molaghan, Paychex Small Business Consultant

Jon-Martin Molaghan, Paychex Small Business Consultant, works with any size business to help them navigate the complexities of payroll taxes in Massachusetts as well as all other states. He sits down with businesses owners and comes up with a fully customizable payroll/HR game plan so that they can make sure they are complying with all payroll tax laws and the ever-changing state taxes.

He works with his clients on making sure all FICA, State and Federal Taxes are collected throughout the month as well making sure they are paid to all of the agencies before the due date. He helps his clients develop handbooks and all compliance related issues so that they make sure that their investment is protected from all liability. He has helped over 700 new business owners get setup on the proper payroll/HR platform so they can do what they do best which is focus on their product and service to their clients.

His experience in the payroll industry has allowed him to work with everything from the one-man owner only S Corporations, all the way to hundreds of employee restaurant chains. The one on one dedicated service model that Jon-Martin and his company offer allows his clients to get that local service with the backing of one of the country’s most renown and respected companies in the country.

Plus speakers from:

  • SCORE Worcester
  • Massachusetts Biomedical Initiatives (MBI)
  • Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE)
  • The Venture Forum
  • Worcester Clean Tech Incubator (WCTI)
  • Worcester Business Resource Alliance (WBRA)
  • Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce (WRCC): StartUP Worcester

5:30 PM for networking and light dinner, 6 PM for the program.

Parking:  WPI Park Avenue Garage (map)

Local Directions:  WPI will email you a parking pass that you can print and leave on your car's dashboard. When you walk out of the garage, turn left onto the garage access road. At the stop sign, turn right and walk up the path that leads to steps up to a tiny rotary. Walk straight across the rotary, under the arch then up the stairs, then turn right onto the path to the back door/cafeteria of the Rubin Campus Center. Head towards the cashiers, then take the stairway there to the 3rd floor. The registration table, with your name badge, should be there. The Odeum Room is just to its left.

Thank you to our food sponsor, Fletcher Tilton PC Attorneys at law


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