Employment Blog


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

04/27/2016   |   BY Brian J. MacDonough

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

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Unpaid Interns, Under Scrutiny

04/20/2016   |   BY C. Forbes Sargent III

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 »

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

04/05/2016   |   BY Nancy S. Shilepsky and Brian J. MacDonough

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

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Five Things to Remember When Negotiating Executive Compensation

03/29/2016   |   BY Nancy S. Shilepsky

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

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Non-Compete Legislation is Back on the Agenda

03/04/2016   |   BY C. Forbes Sargent III

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

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Lady Murderface and Protected Activity Under the NLRA

02/23/2016   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

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