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NLRB Rules Misclassification Of Employees As Independent Contractors Does Not Violate NLRA
Last week, in Velox Express, Inc., the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) answered what had been a long-standing open question
United States
9 Sep 2019
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SJC Refuses To Enforce Massachusetts Non-Compete On California Employee
On September 7, 2018, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court refused to enforce a non-competition and non-solicitation agreement between a Massachusetts company and its California-based...
United States
17 Sep 2018
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Massachusetts SJC Limits Wage Act Liability For Board Members And Investors
In an otherwise quiet week in the world of employment law, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) issued an important decision limiting the scope of personal liability under the Massachusetts Wage Act.
United States
3 Jan 2018
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SJC Rules Wage Act Plaintiffs Are Entitled To Prejudgment Interest, But Not On Treble Damages
Last week, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ("SJC") resolved a contested issue under the Massachusetts Wage Act, ruling that successful Wage Act plaintiffs are entitled to prejudgment interest...
United States
14 Jul 2017
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Federal Court Halts The Enforcement Of The Department Of Labor's "Persuader Rule"
On June 27, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas issued a nationwide preliminary injunction barring enforcement of the U.S. Department of Labor's new "persuader rule"...
United States
6 Jul 2016
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Employee's Self-Help Discovery May Be Protected Activity Under Massachusetts Anti-Retaliation Law
The SJC's ruling stems from a lawsuit brought against a Boston law firm, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo, P.C., by one of its former attorneys.
United States
8 Jun 2016
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Supervisors Can Be Individually Liable Under The FMLA
We are going to take a brief trip to New York to explore a new case that has important implications for Massachusetts employers.
United States
5 Apr 2016
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The SJC Complicates Summary Judgment Standard In Discrimination Cases
Understanding the significance of the SJC's decision requires a quick summary of the burdens of proof in employment discrimination cases.
United States
1 Apr 2016
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SJC Finds That Employee's Unauthorized Copying Of Proprietary Information Did Not Give Employer Grounds To Discontinue Severance
Eventmonitor involved a dispute between a Massachusetts-based software company and its former vice president of business affairs.
United States
11 Feb 2016
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Seventh Circuit Rejects EEOC's Attack On Severance Agreements
On December 17, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit by the EEOC against CVS Pharmacy, Inc....
United States
4 Jan 2016
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Employers May Be Able To Limit Treble Damages For Violations Of The Massachusetts Wage Act
The Massachusetts Wage Act automatically entitles an employee who proves an unlawful failure to pay wages to treble damages.
United States
7 Aug 2015
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Supreme Court Decides Employers Must Make Religious Accommodations Regardless Of Knowledge Of Need For Accommodation
On June 1, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court held, in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc., that an employer violates federal anti-discrimination law where an applicant's need for a religious accommodation is a motivating factor in the employer's hiring decision.
United States
5 Jun 2015
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Supreme Court Authorizes "Barebones" Court Review Of The EEOC’s Conciliation Efforts
On April 29, 2015, the U.S Supreme Court held in Mach Mining, LLC v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission that courts are empowered to review...
United States
1 May 2015
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Supreme Court Sets New Standard Governing Employer’s Obligation To Accommodate Pregnant Workers
On March 25, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court addressed an employer's obligation to accommodate employees' pregnancy-related job restrictions.
United States
8 Apr 2015
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