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Aug
28
For employers, the most challenging aspect of complying with the National Labor Relations Act is the likelihood that National Labor Relations Board policy can change drastically over short periods of time. Over the last decade, the Obama-era NLRB greatly expan…
Aug
22
Big changes are on the horizon regarding non-competition agreements. For the first time, there may be legal restrictions on the terms of those agreements, and, in a major development, employers may be required to pay former employees during the non-compete per…
Aug
15
For the first time since the year 2015, Massachusetts will have a sales tax free holiday. Governor Baker signed a bill stating that August 11 and 12 will be sales tax free days. The holiday eliminates the state’s 6.25% tax on the Aug. 11-12 weekend for a…
Aug
9
A recent federal court ruling highlighted a risk for employers, particularly small employers, about which you may not be aware. If you are a small business, you may not pay close attention to employment law decisions because many employment laws require a mini…
Jul
31
Ballot measures are a risky way of making law. Proponents argue that ballot measures are the most accurate representation of the will of the electorate. Detractors argue that voters often aren’t knowledgeable about nuanced issues and ballot measures are …
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