Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act: What to Know and How to Prepare

August 4th, 2017|0 Comments

On July 27, 2017, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed the Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (the “PWFA”) into law.  Massachusetts joined twenty-one states and Washington D.C. in providing protections to pregnant

Massachusetts’ Highest Court Recognizes Employment Protections for “Qualifying Patients” under the Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Act

July 18th, 2017|0 Comments

In a case of first impression, the Supreme Judicial Court held that an employee who is a “qualifying patient” under the Massachusetts’ 2012 medical marijuana law (“An Act for the

Trump’s Labor Department Rescinds Guidance Letters on Employee Misclassification and Joint Employment

June 8th, 2017|0 Comments

In a Trump administration that typically acts with great fanfare, Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta quietly announced the immediate withdrawal of two administrative guidance letters issued during the Obama administration.

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