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Drafting and Reviewing Business Contracts

This seminar on Business Contracts will be hosted by NBI and will be held on Wednesday, May 15th in Springfield, MA. The following topics will be covered: I. Drafting Fundamentals: Essential Elements and Boilerplate Language 9:00-10:00 II. Represen…
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Retail Marijuana and its Impact on the Workplace

The legalization of marijuana in Massachusetts and the opening of local marijuana stores has left employers a little hazy on how this may impact their business. On Thursday, February 7th, Royal, P.C. will host a round-table style seminar to discuss some…
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Workplace Investigations

The dawn of the New Year is a good time for employer's to review their investigation policies. Here are three areas you will want to focus on...
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Procedure for Amending Regulations

Massachusetts employers have probably heard a great deal about the approaching Paid Family and Medical Leave law, but few employers know exactly how the law will be implemented. This is, in large part due to the fact that the state has not issued regulati…
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Employee Handbooks

With many new Massachusetts employment laws going into effect this year, now is a good time for MA employers to look at their Employee Handbooks to see if any revisions may be necessary. Join Attorney Daniel Carr for a seminar on Employee Handbooks. He…
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2018: Year in Review

As 2018 winds to a close, it is helpful to look back at some of the major changes in labor and employment law that occurred this year.
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Flu Season for Employers

It’s official. Flu season is back. Many of us are keeping our fingers crossed that we won’t have to suffer the fevers, congestion, sneezing, fatigue, and other symptoms this year. For employers, flu season adds an extra burden, including the operational b…
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Royal, P.C. Marks a Decade of Guiding Area Employers

Amy Royal was taking a calculated risk when she left a stable job in employment law to start her own firm at the start of the Great Recession. But those calculations proved correct, and as her firm marks 10 years in business, she reflects on how her team’…

Happy New Year! Changes Coming to MA Wage and Hour Law

As we enter the month of December, employers need to be aware of changes, and potential changes, coming to wage and hour law in 2019...
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When the Law is Unclear, What Employers Should do

Recently, the US Department of Justice filed a brief with the US Supreme Court arguing that federal law does not provide anti-discrimination protections for individuals on the basis of gender identity. The DOJ’s position contradicts the position that the …
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Human Resource Law from Start to Finish

On Wednesday, November 7, NBI hosted an all-day seminar. They presented on Human Resource Law from Start to Finish, with topics including: - Successful hiring and recruitment steps; - Employee handbooks and policies in the 21st century; - Wage and be…
and compliance Attorney Daniel Carr from Royal, P.C. presented on a number of topics. This event

Update for Massachusetts Employers Regarding Leave for Veterans

Veterans Day will be observed this year on Monday, November 12, 2018. This is the first Veterans Day since the recent amendments to the Massachusetts HOME Act (M.G.L. c. 149 Section 52A ½).
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Tuesday, November 6th is Election Day!

Tuesday, November 6th is Election Day. In Massachusetts, there are current elections for a U.S. Senate seat, all 9 U.S. House of Representatives districts, Governor, state Attorney General, state Secretary of State, state Senate, state House of Represent…
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Social Media in the Workplace

One of the many challenges employer’s face in today’s business world is the ever present impact of technology. Join Attorney Tim Netkovick as he discusses the impact of employee’s social media accounts on the workplace, and the employee’s right to privacy…
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EEOC: Sexual Harassment Trends

Earlier this month, the EEOC published its Fiscal Year report for 2018. Many expected to see a significant uptick in sexual harassment cases filed at the EEOC after the emergence of high profile sexual harassment allegations in the media over the last yea…
we at Royal, P.C. wrote that the Massachusetts state equivalen… please contact the attorneys at Royal, P.C.

Effective Dates

In light of new and reformed legislation, a larger point worth discussing is raised. All new laws have an effective date. This is the date when the new law goes into effect. The timing of the effective date can be very important...
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