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Sherin and Lodgen Employment Blog Receives “Go-To Thought Leadership Award” from the National Law Review

By Sherin and Lodgen on January 10, 2019
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Sherin and Lodgen LLP has received a 2018 “Go-To Thought Leadership Award” from the National Law Review for its employment... Read More »

Punishing Unlawful Employers – Juries Say #MeToo

By David I. Brody on November 19, 2018
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The effects of the #MeToo movement have reached almost all corners of our lives, and the courtroom has been no... Read More »

Paid Family and Medical Leave Coming in 2021

By Jaclyn L. McNeely on November 19, 2018
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Sherin and Lodgen LLP recently co-sponsored the Boston Bar Association’s first-ever Employment Law Conference on October 25, 2018.  Among the... Read More »

Severance: Practical Guidance for the Departing Executive

By Brian J. MacDonough and Nancy S. Shilepsky on November 19, 2018
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With rare exceptions, employment relationships are not permanent. Indeed, in many cases, executives and professionals should not expect guaranteed employment... Read More »

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

By Sherin and Lodgen on November 19, 2018
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In an effort to keep our newsletter readers abreast of recent developments and legal trends, we are continuing our “top... Read More »

This Just Isn’t Right: Using Equitable Claims and Remedies to Right a Wrong

By Nancy S. Shilepsky on November 19, 2018
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There are some cases in which something is just not right, but there is no legal remedy. Instead, one may... Read More »

Performance Evaluations: What Your Employment Lawyer Would Like You to Know

By Brian J. MacDonough and David I. Brody on November 19, 2018
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Nothing is quite as frustrating for employment lawyers as when their clients’ own words – or silence – are used... Read More »

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

By Sherin and Lodgen on September 10, 2018
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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
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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
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As we have predicted, in the wake of revelations of unbridled, systemic abuse, sexual harassment cases are going to be... Read More »

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