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Oct
1
For Connecticut Employers: Connecticut amended the Pay Equity Law, requiring the disclosure of wage ranges to both applicants and current employees. The law also requires equal pay for “comparable” work, as opposed to “equal” work. The …
Sep
30
Late yesterday, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker made it official. Paid COVID leave has been extended to April 1, 2022. The law had been set to expire tomorrow on October 1. All prior portions of the law remain in effect. The law applies to employers o…
Sep
24
It was expected that unionized workforces would push back on employer COVID-19 vaccine mandates. A recent example is where the union representing the majority of Massachusetts State Police officers filed a lawsuit attempting to block Governor Baker’s COV…
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…
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