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Apr
1
Often, the biggest problem with employment legislation is not the obligations it creates for employers, but rather, not clearly defining those obligations. Legislators can’t possibly envision all of the potential permutations and applications of the prop…
Mar
12
The United States Department of Labor recently released its much anticipated proposed rule for overtime exemptions. The new rule contemplates several substantive changes.
Mar
5
The recent highly publicized charges against the New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft highlight a recurring concern for employers: what can an employer do if an employee’s off-duty conduct results in negative publicity?
Feb
19
Over the past few months, Massachusetts-based employers have been inundated with information about the upcoming Massachusetts Paid Family & Medical Leave requirements. Unfortunately, this deluge of information has done little to answer employers’ que…
Feb
6
Analogizing to sports always creates a risk of alienating individuals that are not fans. Unfortunately, analogizing to sports is often extremely useful, because conflict and controversy in professional and collegiate sports are highly publicized. In terms of l…
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