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What Is Important When Receiving An Employment Offer

Does your job offer require that you sign a non-compete agreement? Only certain employees in Massachusetts can be subject to a non-compete agreement. Employers may not enforce a non-compete agreement against an employee who is classified as nonexempt; an undergraduate [...]

Workplace Retaliation: What You Need to Know

What is retaliation? For employees who believe they are being harassed or discriminated against in the workplace, it can be difficult to come forward and report these issues out of fear of retaliation. Workplace retaliation occurs when an employer or [...]

Can my employer require me to get the COVID vaccine?

Per EEOC guidance, employers may lawfully mandate that its employees receive COVID-19 vaccinations. However, employers must still make accommodations for employees who refuse to be vaccinated based on (1) the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for bona fide medical concerns [...]

Employee’s Guide to COVID-19 Salary Reduction/Furlough/Layoff

Below is a summary of cost cutting measures employers are taking to deal with COVID-19 and what it means for employees working and/or residing in Massachusetts. Reduction in employee hours/salary COMPENSATION Hourly non-exempt employees – rate of pay must still [...]