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Sep
8
The United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts recently allowed a wrongful termination lawsuit to proceed in a situation where the Plaintiff was not even the alleged victim of harassment. A former employee of a ca…
Aug
21
Following the tragic events in Charlottesville last week, there has been a deluge of news stories about the employment ramifications of individuals’ social media postings, especially as they relate to support for hate groups and related fringe political …
Aug
7
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has issued a new I-9 Form that brings about some subtle changes. The new form will modify the old form's instructions by removing "the end of" from the phrase "the first day of empl…
Jul
28
If you’ve been following our blog posts over the past few months, you know that we have been tracking the “Pregnant Workers Fairness Act” since the bill was introduced in the Massachusetts House of Representatives on May 8, 2017. Since then, …
Jul
18
Yesterday, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (“SJC”) ruled that an employee can proceed with her disability discrimination lawsuit against her former employer where the employee was terminated based upon her use of medicinal marijuana. The …
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