Posted in Paid Family and Medical Leave

Breaking News—Massachusetts DFML Clarifies That Businesses Do Not Have To Provide Written Notice To 1099 Contractors Where Such Contractors Make Up 50% Or Less Of Their Massachusetts Workforce 

From JDSupra, Ariel Cudkowicz, Christina Duszlak, Daniel Klein, and Molly Mooney report on clarifications by the Massachusetts Department…

Posted in Employment Law

Employee termination law in Massachusetts 

From Lexology,  Laurence J. Donoghue of Morgan, Brown & Joy LLP provides a summary of the law…

Posted in Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition

Massachusetts Court finds Memorized Client Lists Can Constitute Confidential Information 

From Lexology, Robert O. Sheridan and Shaniqua L. Singleton discuss a recent case in which a client list that…

Posted in Data Privacy/Cyber Security

With Massachusetts’ Consumer Data Privacy Bill Still Under Consideration, Student Data Privacy Class Action Fails In Federal Court 

From JDSupra, Melanie Conroy, discusses a recent case in which a data privacy class was dismissed but…

Posted in Arbitration

Arbitration Agreement was not Unconscionable for Employees with Overtime Claims 

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly reports on a case in which the arbitration agreement was upheld despite claims of…

Posted in Wage and Hour

Retailers must pay OT to commission-only salespeople

From Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, Eric Berkman discusses the Supreme Judicial Court’s decision that said commission based employees…

Posted in Wage and Hour

Massachusetts Retail and Inside Salespersons Are Now Entitled to Overtime and Sunday Premium Pay 

From Lexology, Cullan E. Jones and Christopher M. Pardo discuss a recent decision by the Supreme Judicial Court that…

Posted in Paid Family and Medical Leave

Massachusetts Paid Family Leave Law: What Employers Need to Know Now

From Mintz Levin, Emma Follansbee provides an excellent overview of the FAQs and draft regulations. Emma writes:…

Posted in Wage and Hour

Employers’ Guide to Massachusetts Wage & Hour Law

From Lexology, Seyfarth Shaw LLP developed a guide for Massachusetts Wage and Hour Laws. Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s…

Posted in Wage and Hour

Hiring and wage & hour law in Massachusetts 

From Lexology, Laurence J. Donoghue provides a summary of Massachusetts’ wage and hour laws. Hiring Advertising What…

Posted in Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition

Massachusetts Legislature Passes Non-Compete Law

From JDSupra, Colin Thakker and Erik Winton discuss the Massachusetts non-compete law. Colin and Erik write: The…