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Back to (Economic) Realities – Trump-Era Independent Contractor Rule Withdrawn

May 7th, 2021|0 Comments

It’s too little too late for the Trump administration’s independent contractor rule, which was withdrawn by the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) yesterday before it ever went into effect. The

The U.S. Department of Labor Provides Clarity for Paid Leave Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

September 24th, 2020|0 Comments

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) in March required employers to implement new forms of paid leave during the height of the pandemic. Since then, eligibility questions have arisen

Massachusetts Finalizes Amendments to Paid Family and Medical Leave Regulations

July 22nd, 2020|0 Comments

The Department of Family and Medical Leave (“Department”) has published an unofficial version of amended regulations under the Paid Family Medical Leave Act, M.G.L. c. 175M. The original regulations, 458

Massachusetts Issues Proposed Amendments to Paid Family and Medical Leave Regulations

May 19th, 2020|0 Comments

The latest update in the rollout of paid family and medical leave in Massachusetts is proposed amendments to regulations issued under the Paid Family Medical Leave Act (“Act”), M.G.L. c.

The Small Business Administration and Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance Issue Guidances Addressing an Employer’s Options When an Employee Refuses to Return to Work

May 15th, 2020|0 Comments

With Governor Baker’s announcement earlier this week of the Commonwealth’s four-phase approach to re-opening businesses, many employers are turning their attention and making plans to re-open their workplaces and re-hire

Massachusetts Issues Guidance on Private Insurance Plans for Paid Family and Medical Leave Benefits

April 17th, 2020|0 Comments

With the unprecedented issues raised by COVID-19 in Massachusetts and around the world, paid family and medical leave (“PFML”) has become more important than ever. Massachusetts continues to implement its

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