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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

Preparing for the Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act — Effective April 1, 2018

March 19th, 2018|0 Comments

The Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (the “Act”) goes into effect on April 1, 2018 and has immediate implications for all Massachusetts employers who employ six or more employees. Broadly

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Overview of Formal Guidance on Amendments to Massachusetts Equal Pay Act

March 5th, 2018|0 Comments

On March 1, 2018, the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office issued its formal Guidance on the amendments to the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act (MEPA) taking effect on July 1, 2018. These amendments represent

Attorney General Issues Guidance on Massachusetts Pay Equity Legislation

March 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

We reported previously about the unprecedented changes to the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act that become effective on July 1, 2018. The new law provides more clarity regarding what constitutes unlawful

Newspaper Carriers are Employees, Not Independent Contractors, Mass Appeals Court Holds

March 1st, 2018|0 Comments

The Massachusetts Appeals Court has deemed newspaper delivery drivers of a Braintree distributor to be employees, not independent contractors, under state law.

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