Category Archives: FMLA

Governor Baker Signs “Grand Bargain” Bill Creating Paid Family and Medical Leave and Raising Minimum Wage

On June 28, 2018, Governor Baker signed “An Act Relative to Minimum Wage, Paid Family Medical Leave and the Sales Tax Holiday” making Massachusetts one of very few states in the country to require employers to provide paid family and … Continue reading

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Can supervisors in Massachusetts be held individually liable for FMLA violations? Apparently so.

In a recent U.S. District Court case, Eichenholz v. Brink’s Inc., et al., Case 16-cv-11786-LTS (D. Mass., May 2017), the court found that the plaintiff-employee’s supervisor could be held individually liable for alleged violations of the employee’s rights under the … Continue reading

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The U.S. Department of Labor Releases Revised FMLA Poster

The U.S. Department of Labor released a revised FMLA poster summarizing the major provisions of the Family and Medical Leave Act (the “Act”).  All “covered employers” are required to display a poster summarizing the Act and informing employees how to … Continue reading

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