Monthly Archives: April 2016

Annual Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits Seminar

On the morning of April 6th, Mirick O’Connell’s Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits Group once again welcomed nearly 200 Human Resources professionals and managers to its Annual Labor and Employment Seminar at the Doubletree Hotel in Westborough.  The much- anticipated … Continue reading

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NACUA Higher Education Employment Law Conference

On March 30, 2016, I presented at the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) Higher Education Employment Law Conference in Denver, Colorado.  I discussed the Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) January 2016 Administrator’s Interpretation that announced the DOL’s new (and … Continue reading

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Employer Notices of ACA-Subsidized Employees

Upcoming Notices of ACA-Subsidized Employees This spring, employers will begin to receive notices from the Affordable Care Act Exchanges if they have any employees that have received government-subsidized health insurance through the Exchanges. These notices will provide an employer the opportunity … Continue reading

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SJC Makes It Easier For Plaintiffs to Survive Summary Judgment

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Massachusetts plaintiffs will now have an easier time staving off an employer’s motion for summary judgment and reaching trial, even if they cannot ultimately prove that the employer’s real reason for its action was unlawful discrimination. Continue reading

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Where There’s Smoke, There May Not Be (Legal) Fire

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If an employer wants to protect itself from secret downloads of its crown jewels, it should be sure to have its employees sign employment agreements with appropriate protections. Continue reading

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