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Sep
10
In order to continue to combat the Covid 19 pandemic, yesterday, President Biden mandated that all companies with 100 or more employees would be required to ensure their employees are vaccinated against Covid 19. In the event that an employee is not vaccinated…
Aug
31
Employers are familiar with Title VII, the federal law that prohibits discrimination based upon a person’s membership in certain protected categories. Employers in higher education are also familiar with Title IX, a federal law which prohibits discrimin…
Jul
28
On July 9, 2021, President Biden signed an Executive Order aimed at promoting a more competitive marketplace for America workers, businesses, and consumers. In order to promote workers’ ability to switch jobs and negotiate higher wages, the Order encoura…
Jul
14
In Peters v. Boston Properties Inc., et al., the Massachusetts Superior Court held that individuals alleging discrimination in places of public accommodation are not required to file a charge with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) befo…
Jul
8
As of July 8, 2021, Massachusetts is accepting employers’ applications to reimburse their costs in granting emergency paid sick leave. The COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave Program is in effect from May 28, 2021 – September 30, 2021 and requires e…
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