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NLRB Issues Guidance on New Employer-Friendly Standard for Handbook Rules

July 26th, 2018|0 Comments

In early June, the National Labor Relations Board (the “NLRB”) issued Guidance on Handbook Rules Post-Boeing regarding how regional offices should apply its new standard for analyzing employee handbook rules

Employers Beware – No Grace Period For Untimely Payment of Wages To Terminated Employee

July 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Massachusetts employers are (or should be) aware of the Massachusetts Wage Act’s strict requirements regarding the payment of wages to departing employees. Terminated employees must be paid all wages owed

More Changes for Massachusetts Employers: Paid Family & Medical Leave and Minimum Wage Increases

June 29th, 2018|0 Comments

Massachusetts has done it again. Yesterday, Charlie Baker signed into law An Act Relative to Minimum Wage, Paid Family Medical Leave and the Sales Tax Holiday. Deemed the “Grand Bargain,”

The Amended Massachusetts Equal Pay Act Goes Into Effect on July 1, 2018. Is Your Business Prepared?

June 26th, 2018|0 Comments

The Amended Massachusetts Equal Pay Act (“MEPA”) will become effective in less than one week, on July 1, 2018. MEPA was a landmark pay equity law that inspired dozens of

Ban-The-Box Law Further Limited

May 25th, 2018|0 Comments

Massachusetts recently enacted sweeping criminal justice reform. Included among the reformed laws is a further limitation on information an employer may seek from applicants regarding their criminal history. These changes

An Epic Day: Employers May Require Class Action Waivers In Mandatory Employment Agreements

May 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Depending on your perspective, the Supreme Court’s decision yesterday in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis provided much-needed certainty to employers or dealt a serious blow to employees. The vote was

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