Employment Blog

Federal Tax Deductibility: Three Changes That Impact Employees

By Brian J. MacDonough and Nancy S. Shilepsky on February 12, 2018

On December 22, 2017, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law, making numerous and significant changes to... Read More »

Relief for Board Members and Investors in Non-Payment of Wages Cases

By David I. Brody on February 12, 2018

The Massachusetts Wage Act, M.G. L. c. 149, § 148, imposes on employers treble damages and attorney's fees for the... Read More »

MCAD Issues Guidance on the Pregnant Worker Fairness Act

By David I. Brody and Nancy S. Shilepsky on February 12, 2018

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act becomes effective on April 1, 2018 and will be enforced by the Massachusetts Commission Against... Read More »

BEWARE: In Bankruptcy, “Equity Compensation” Treated As Equity, Not Compensation

By Brian J. MacDonough on February 12, 2018

In a January 25, 2018 decision, In re: Lehman Brothers, Inc., the Second Circuit of the United States Court of... Read More »

Supreme Court Employment Cases to Watch

Class Action Waivers - Prepared by Jessica G. Kelly In 2012, the National Labor Relation Board held that employers cannot enforce... Read More »

Nancy S. Shilepsky listed as “Top 10” Super Lawyer in Massachusetts

By Sherin and Lodgen on October 19, 2017

Nancy S. Shilepsky, chair of the firm’s employment department, was selected as a “Top 10” lawyer in Massachusetts by Super... Read More »

Protecting Executive Compensation: Unvested Equity and the Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing

By Brian J. MacDonough and Nancy S. Shilepsky on September 13, 2017

Executive compensation comes in many forms.  Aside from the basics—salary, bonuses, and fringe benefits— deferred and equity compensation often constitute... Read More »

Massachusetts Expands Protections for Pregnant Workers

By David I. Brody and David A. Michel on September 12, 2017

On July 27, 2017, Governor Charlie Baker signed into law an amendment to the Commonwealth’s anti-discrimination statute, solidifying and expanding... Read More »

Advising Departing Employees on How to Keep Future Jobs

Nancy S. Shilepsky, Matthew C. Moschella, and David A. Michel discuss how employees can stay safe when transitioning between competing... Read More »

Look Before You Leap

By Christopher R. Blazejewski on August 7, 2017

In his latest article, Christopher R. Blazejewski discusses how to get the best employment agreement possible if you are considering joining... Read More »

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