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Jun
12
Massachusetts Paid Family Medical Leave employee contributions delayed for 3 months Employee payroll contributions for Massachusetts PFML, set to begin July 1, 2019, have been delayed. Yesterday, Governor Baker signed a 3 month extension to employee payro…
Jun
11
As Massachusetts employers are no doubt aware, employer obligations under the impending Mass. Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) law are scheduled to go into effect at the end of the month, but there are still many important questions left unanswered.
Jun
5
Yesterday, the Supreme Court issued an opinion which changed how many look at the administrative prerequisites for filing employment discrimination suits under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. Under Title VII, as well as most of its state-based analogous sta…
May
29
New England states in particular already prohibit discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. However, this does illustrate an interesting dilemma that arises in many other contexts: what should employers do when the law…
May
23
Last week, the United States House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill, commonly referred to as the Equality Act, which would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to add sexual orientation and gender identity as protected classes.
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