Employment Blog

Nancy S. Shilepsky named Chair of MBA Labor & Employment Section Council

By Sherin and Lodgen on September 10, 2018

Nancy S. Shilepsky has been named Chair of the Massachusetts Bar Association’s (MBA) Labor & Employment Section Council for the 2018-19... Read More »

Are Non-Competes Enforceable in Massachusetts? Finally, Some Answers

By Brian J. MacDonough and Nancy S. Shilepsky on August 22, 2018

For years, when asked by clients whether non-competition agreements are enforceable in Massachusetts, lawyers have had to say “it depends.” ... Read More »

More on Sexual Harassment

By Brian J. MacDonough and Jaclyn L. McNeely on August 22, 2018

As we have predicted, in the wake of revelations of unbridled, systemic abuse, sexual harassment cases are going to be... Read More »

What’s Up with Sick Leave?

By David I. Brody on August 22, 2018

There is a lot up with sick leave.  First, for anyone who is on intermittent leave under the Family and... Read More »

Our “Top Five to Ten” List of Important Recent Decisions

By Sherin and Lodgen on August 22, 2018

In an effort to keep our newsletter readers abreast of recent developments and legal trends, we are beginning a new... Read More »

Sherin and Lodgen Successfully Defends Dental Practice in Employment and Restrictive Covenant Dispute

By Sherin and Lodgen on July 19, 2018

Sherin and Lodgen successfully defended its client, a dental practice, its owner, and two employees, against a motion for preliminary... Read More »

Sherin and Lodgen’s Employment Law Department Recognized by Chambers USA

By Sherin and Lodgen on May 9, 2018

Sherin and Lodgen LLP announces that it was ranked for Labor & Employment: Mainly Plaintiffs Representation in the 2018 edition... Read More »

LEGAL ALERT: Updated Equal Pay Act, Effective July 1, 2018

By Nancy S. Shilepsky on April 30, 2018

On July 1, 2018, the new Massachusetts Equal Pay Act takes effect.  The Office of the Attorney General has published... Read More »

#MeToo and the New Tax Law: Beware Of The Unintended Consequences

By Brian J. MacDonough and David I. Brody on April 27, 2018

As the dust settles from the recent legislative collision between the #MeToo movement and tax reform, it is the proponents... Read More »

There is No Such Thing as “Boilerplate”: Protecting Equity and Deferred Compensation

By Brian J. MacDonough and Nancy S. Shilepsky on April 20, 2018

Typically, an executive separating from employment is asked to sign a severance agreement in exchange for severance.  Severance agreements may... Read More »

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