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Massachusetts High Court Finds Failure To Grant Lateral Transfer May Be Discrimination
Seyfarth Synopsis: On January 29, 2019, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court held that the failure to grant a lateral transfer may be the basis of a discrimination claim under Massachusetts
United States
10 May 2019
Attorney General Issues Guidance On MEPA: Many Questions Unanswered
The Massachusetts Attorney General's office ("AGO") issued Guidance on March 1 about the changes to the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act ("MEPA") that will take effect July 1.
United States
6 Mar 2018
Beware The Rumor Mill: Massachusetts Court Finds Reporting Of Rumored Office Romance May Be Protected Activity
A Massachusetts federal court has found that reporting a rumored office romance and complaining about paramour favoritism can be protected activity that is protected by anti-retaliation laws.
United States
17 Nov 2017
Governor Baker Signs Into Law the Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
On July 27, 2017, Governor Baker signed into law the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, which will take effect on April 1, 2018.
United States
14 Aug 2017
"I'll Be Back To Work Soon": Massachusetts Addresses An Employer's Obligations When Employee On Leave Gives An Indefinite Return Date
On February 5, 2017, in M.C.A.D. v. Country Bank for Savings, the "MCAD" held that an employer engaged in unlawful disability discrimination when it terminated an employee whose medical leave had ended...
United States
29 Mar 2017
Massachusetts Governor Signs Act Granting Paid Leave To Veterans Participating In Veterans Day Activities And Adds "Veteran Status" As A Protected Class
In July 2016, Governor Charlie Baker signed into law An Act Relative to Housing, Operations, Military Service, and Enrichment ("The HOME Act").
United States
1 Aug 2016
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