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Oct
17
Title VII and Massachusetts state law prohibit discrimination based on religion in the workplace. In addition, state and federal law require employers to provide reasonable accommodations for sincerely held religious beliefs, unless doing so would create an un…
Aug
25
On May 1, 1989, the United States Supreme Court held that discriminating against individuals based on perceived non-conformity with gender stereotypes is a form of sex (gender) discrimination prohibited by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Aug
24
“I think you and I should have had a sexual relationship a long time ago . . . sometimes problems are easier to solve” that way. This statement is one of several sexually charged statements former Fox News host, Gretchen Carlson alleges were made …
Aug
5
Download our 2016 Summer Newsletter
Jun
28
Nonprofit organizations face a multitude of compliance issues every day, and keeping up with them can be a challenge. Because compliance failures may result in the loss of funding, organizations need to know what the current applicable regulations are and mak…
Apr
11
Take a look at Royal, P.C.'s Winter 2016 newsletter.
Apr
5
This year, the Department of Labor (DOL) is making some significant changes to the regulations governing which executive, administrative, and professional employees (white-collar workers) are exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) minimum wage…
Dec
3
Royal, P.C., talks about the Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Law in an article by BusinessWest.
Dec
2
Having to deal with a unionization effort is challenging enough, but having to do it a second time after a narrow success would be truly taxing. Yet, Danbury Hospital is faced with exactly this task. Specifically, Danbury Hospital’s workforce voted…
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