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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 »

Massachusetts and Rhode Island Courts Agree – and Disagree – on the Rights of Medical Marijuana Patients in the Employment Context

By Christopher R. Blazejewski on August 2, 2017

Two recent decisions by state courts in Massachusetts and Rhode Island on medical marijuana and the workplace agree on one... Read More »

Social Media and the Workplace: Takeaways from ‘Beagan’

By Christopher R. Blazejewski on July 20, 2017

The Rhode Island Supreme Court on June 19 issued its first decision discussing the burgeoning and unsettled topic of social... Read More »

Disability Discrimination, Good Faith is Not Enough: Case Note: Gannon v. City of Boston

By David I. Brody on July 14, 2017

On April 18, 2017, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court issued its decision in Gannon v. City of Boston, a case... Read More »

Termination for Cause, Office Romance and Unexpected Forgiveness in the Courts

By Brian J. MacDonough and Nancy S. Shilepsky on June 27, 2017

Consider the following: A male executive has a long-term, clandestine affair with a young female subordinate.  The executive takes steps... Read More »

Keeping Your New Job and Staying Out of Court (Even in California): Tips for Employees as They Transition to New Employment

In the world of employment law, one of the most common misconceptions is that, in California, employees move freely between... Read More »

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