Posted in Employment Law

Managing the employment relationship in Massachusetts 

From Lexology, Laurence J. Donoghue provides guidance on managing the employment relationship in Massachusetts. Laurence writes: Employment…

Posted in Paid Family and Medical Leave

Withholdings to Fund Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Set to Begin October 1 

From Lexology, Brian E. Lewis and Jeffrey S. Brody provide reminders about employers’ October 1st obligations under the Massachusetts…

Posted in Workers Compensation

Indictment against Massachusetts temp firm owner by attorney general

Staffing Industry Analysts, the Global Advisor on Staffing and Workforce Solutions, reports that the owner of a…

Posted in Employment Law

Employing Workers in Massachusetts: A Guide for Emerging Companies

From JDSupra,  Michael L. Rosen provides a guide for emerging companies to hire workers. Note, this was…

Posted in Workers Compensation

Massachusetts’ Workers’ Compensation Laws

From Morrison Mahoney LLP, Meredith P. Rainey, John F. Burke, Jr. provide an outstanding summary of workers’…

Posted in Employment Law

Feds indict Massachusetts staffing firm owner on tax, wire fraud charges

Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) reports that the owner of a staffing firm was indicted for failing to…

Posted in Workers Compensation

Employer’s Guide to Workers Compensation

Workers’ compensation is administered by the Massachusetts Department of Industrial Accidents (DIA). Both injured workers and employers may contact the DIA for finding insurers and attorneys to…

Posted in Paid Family and Medical Leave

Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave: Where Do We Stand With the Upcoming Deadlines? 

From Mondaq, Tracy Cole, Fanny A. Ferdman, Amanda L. Van Hoose Garofalo, Paul Rosenberg, Saima Z. Sheikh, Amy J. Traub and Marc-Joseph Gansah of…

Posted in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Massachusetts Enacts Law Prohibiting Discrimination Against Transgendered Individuals 

From JDSupra, Foley Hoag LLP discusses the enactment of the law protecting transgender individuals. Last week, Governor…

Posted in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition

Massachusetts Employers: Protect Your Documents 

From JDSupra, Fisher Phillips provide excellent advice on handling confidential information. Fisher Phillips writes: An important new…

Posted in Equal Pay

Massachusetts Attorney General Releases Guidance for Employers on New Pay Equity Law 

From JDSupra, Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper and Susan Gross Sholinsky from Epstein Becker & Green discuss the Attorney…

Posted in Equal Pay

Time to Act For Massachusetts Employers: Are You Prepared for the Amended Equal Pay Act? 

From JDSupra, Mark Batten, Gavin Carpenter, and Samantha Regenbogen Manelin discuss Massachusetts Amended Equal Pay Act. They…