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2504, 2019

Get Ready for the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Law

On June 28, 2019 Massachusetts passed the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave (“PFML”) law which goes into effect in 2021. Below is a timeline and list of employer responsibilities to prepare for the upcoming law. Notice Requirements:  MAY 30, [...]

1408, 2018

Is Your Non-Competition Agreement Enforceable?

Massachusetts Passes New Non-Compete Law Last Friday, Governor Baker signed an economic development package into law that includes, among other things, new restrictions on the use of non-compete agreements in Massachusetts.   The new law which will amend M.G.L. c. 149 [...]

1903, 2018

Why the Massachusetts’s Misclassification Statute is Important

Massachusetts has a very strict independent contractor statute which makes it very difficult for businesses to hire independent contractors. There are a number of reasons why the Massachusetts legislators enacted this law including the following: Misclassification hurts the individual employee [...]

603, 2018

Massachusetts Equal Pay Act Guidance

The Massachusetts Attorney General has recently issued compliance guidance to help employers prepare for the effective date of the Act to Establish Pay Equity, which amends the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act ("MEPA"), and which goes into effect on July 1, [...]

1412, 2017

Workplace Sexual Harassment In The Wake Of Harvey Weinstein

The news reports are everywhere recently.   Sexual harassment in the workplace is problem affecting every industry and employees of every level from CEOs to hourly employees.   The good news is that, with all of the recent media coverage, sexual harassment [...]