- EEOC Publishes Proposed Guidance on Unlawful Employee Harassment
- The Moral of the Story: Playing Doctor is not a Human Resources’ Function
- Termination for Cause Provisions: Every Word Matters
- Join Us for Our Annual Labor, Employee and Employee Benefits Seminar!
- Is a “Love Contract” Right for Your Office Lovebirds?
Monthly Archives: November 2016
Breaking News: DOL’s Final Rule Increasing Salary Threshold for White Collar Exempt Employees Enjoined and Will Not Take Effect on December 1
Just as commentators, political pundits and Vegas odds makers were surprised by the recent Presidential election results, the legal world was surprised late yesterday by Federal Court Judge Amos L. Mazzant’s decision blocking the Department of Labor’s Final Rule related … Continue reading
On November 14, 2016, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a revised version of the Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification). Employers must begin using the updated Form I-9, which is dated “11/14/2016,” by January 22, 2017. In … Continue reading
On Thursday, December 1, Bob Kilroy will be speaking as part of a panel the Massachusetts Bar Association’s 14th Annual In-House Counsel Conference, entitled “What Keeps Counsel Up At Night.” The program will provide information on topics and trends of … Continue reading
Department of Labor’s Overtime Rule Scheduled to Take Effect on December 1, 2016 Remains Subject to Challenge in Federal Court
As employers throughout the nation prepare for the Department of Labor’s Overtime Rule to take effect on December 1st, a legal challenge by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other business groups, as well as 21 states, continues to wind … Continue reading
On November 8, 2016, Massachusetts voters approved a ballot question legalizing marijuana for recreational and commercial use. The Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act (the “Act”) provides that – as of December 15, 2016 – persons at least 21 years … Continue reading
In July 2016, Chapter 149 of the Massachusetts General Laws was amended to require Massachusetts employers with 50 or more employees to provide paid leave on Veterans Day for any veteran desiring to participate in a Veterans Day exercise, parade, … Continue reading