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Jun
27
As subscribers to our firm’s email blasts are aware, last week, the Massachusetts Legislature announced that it has passed what has been termed a “Grand Bargain” regarding certain employment laws.
Jun
20
It may sounds crazy, but most Americans don’t know where the law comes from. Most people mistakenly assume that all laws are created through legislation. However, American law can be created in numerous different ways.
Jun
14
The National Labor Relations Board recently issued an Advisory Opinion regarding common Employee Handbook polices. The Advisory marks a change in NLRB interpretation of common handbook policies.
Jun
8
In the middle of last month, Governor Baker signed a bill which will amend Massachusetts’s current “Ban the Box” legislation. The new bill expands some of the protections afforded to job applicants, and unfortunately, will place additional bu…
Jun
4
As employers are aware, the amendments to the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act (MEPA) come online on July 1, 2018. A new MEPA provision that employers need to be aware of is the defense MEPA will allow for a good faith self-audit designed to determine whether it ha…
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