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May
1
A new ruling from the federal appeals court for our jurisdiction (1st Circuit Court of Appeals) concluded that an employee could be terminated based upon repeated violations of the employer’s rules of conduct conducted prior to the disclosure of a disabi…
Apr
30
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, employers and employees will be returning to a “new normal” within the workplace as individual states begin to reopen, and employees return to their offices. In order to ensure a clean, healthy and safe transition…
Apr
27
The Department of Labor has released the FFCRA poster, which is attached in PDF format below.  In addition to the poster’s release, the DOL has issued FAQs to help employers better understand their posting requirements, especially in light of the nu…
Apr
1
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) took effect today and the Department of Labor has just released a temporary rule that was intended to shed some light on the trickier pieces of the law, such as calculating the total number of employees at a …
Mar
20
On March 18, 2020, President Donald Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. This act is a coronavirus relief package resulting in two (2) new provisions expanding paid leave in regards to the Family Medical Leave Act and Federal Empl…
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