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Disproving “Cause” in Equity and Executive Employment Agreements

By Nancy S. Shilepsky on April 4, 2017
executive advocacy

On March 6, 2017, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decided Balles v. Babcock Power Inc., a case involving the meaning and... Read More »

Federal Judge Halts New Overtime Rule Issuing Nationwide Injunction

By Charlotte Drew and Brian J. MacDonough on November 30, 2016

On November 22, 2016, just days before the U.S. Department of Labor’s Final Rule regarding the new overtime pay standards... Read More »

Steps You Need to Take Now Under the New Defend Trade Secrets Act

By C. Forbes Sargent III on June 6, 2016

On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”) into Law. The DTSA creates a new... Read More »

Department of Labor Issues Final Rule Regarding Overtime Exemption For White Collar Employees

By Brian J. MacDonough on June 6, 2016

On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor issued its Final Rule updating the overtime pay exemption for “white collar”... Read More »

Employment Law in Massachusetts: What Out-of-Staters Need to Know

By Brian J. MacDonough on April 27, 2016

Massachusetts is known for having in place a multitude of laws governing the employment relationship. Over the past few years,... Read More »

Unpaid Interns, Under Scrutiny

By C. Forbes Sargent III on April 20, 2016

With summer just a few short months away, employers across the country are gearing up to welcome this year’s class of anxious... Read More »

The Executive Ex Pat Agreement: A Checklist of Ex-Pat Specific Possible Terms

By Nancy S. Shilepsky and Brian J. MacDonough on April 5, 2016
executive advocacy

Expatriate (Ex Pat) agreements vary from company to company and from location to location, and are often tailored to the... Read More »

Five Things to Remember When Negotiating Executive Compensation

By Nancy S. Shilepsky on March 29, 2016
Executive Compensation

For many years, I have assisted clients in the negotiation of executive compensation. I have obtained, analyzed and presented compelling... Read More »

Non-Compete Legislation is Back on the Agenda

By C. Forbes Sargent III on March 4, 2016

In a speech before the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, March 2, 2016, Speaker of the Massachusetts House,... Read More »

Lady Murderface and Protected Activity Under the NLRA

By Sherin and Lodgen on February 23, 2016
Lady Murderface and Protected Activity Under the NLRA

Have you seen the story about “Talia Jane”?  I am not sure what qualifies as “going viral” (although I bet... Read More »

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