Employment Blog


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

11/19/2018   |   BY Brian J. MacDonough and David I. Brody

Nothing is quite as frustrating for employment lawyers as when their clients’ own words – or silence – are used... Read More »

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What’s Up with Sick Leave?

08/22/2018   |   BY David I. Brody

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

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

04/27/2018   |   BY Brian J. MacDonough and David I. Brody

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

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

02/12/2018   |   BY David I. Brody

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

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MCAD Issues Guidance on the Pregnant Worker Fairness Act

02/12/2018   |   BY David I. Brody and Nancy S. Shilepsky

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

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Massachusetts Expands Protections for Pregnant Workers

09/12/2017   |   BY David I. Brody and David A. Michel

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

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

07/14/2017   |   BY David I. Brody

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