Author Archives: Marc Terry

About Marc Terry

Marc is a partner in the firm's Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits Group.  He has represented the firm's clients in more than 80 labor arbitrations and administrative hearings before numerous agencies, including the Department of Labor Relations, the Civil Service Commission, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the National Labor Relations Board, the Department of Labor and the American Arbitration Association.  He has also represented clients before the state and federal courts, and has argued before the State Appeals Court. He has also been the lead negotiator of more than 75 collective bargaining negotiations.

Decision in Spaulding v. Town of Natick School Committee is a Message to All School Committees

A Superior Court Judge recently issued a decision holding that portions of the Natick School Committee’s Public Participation at School Committee Meetings Policy (the “Policy”) are unconstitutional. The relevant provisions, which are common in similar school committee policies across the … Continue reading

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Reminder: Employees Are Legally Entitled to Time Off From Work to Vote

Massachusetts law requires employers in any manufacturing, mechanical or mercantile establishments to give employees, upon request, up to two hours after the polls open to vote.  Technically, employers need only give employees leave during the first two hours of the … Continue reading

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