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HTMLThe Affordable Care Act—Countdown to Compliance for Employers, Week 20: 9.5% - 9.56% (And Why It Matters to Applicable Large Employers)
Alden J. Bianchi; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 13, 2014, previously published on August 11, 2014
While employers sometimes view the Affordable Care Act’s employer shared responsibility (or “pay-or-play”) rules in isolation, they don’t operate that way. Instead, they exist side-by-side with other provisions of the Act. In particular, the Act’s rules providing...

 

HTMLCopyright Ownership is not Monkey Business: Wikimedia and Slater Fight Over Selfie Photographs
Susan Neuberger Weller; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 13, 2014, previously published on August 7, 2014
A simmering dispute about ownership of a copyright in photographs has now garnered international attention. As more fully reported in an article in the British newspaper The Telegraph, British photographer David Slater has stated that he intends to bring a copyright infringement suit in the U.S....

 

HTMLA Lesson on the ADA: Engaging in Good Faith in the Interactive Process is Essential
Jessica W. Catlow; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 13, 2014, previously published on August 12, 2014
Understanding the mandates of the Americans with Disabilities Act and similar state and local laws is easy: employers cannot discriminate against individuals with disabilities. However, navigating the reasonable accommodation requirements under these laws is no easy task for employers, especially...

 

HTMLDo as I Say, Not as I Do: Even the Government Falls Victim to Wage and Hour Violations Sometimes
Michael S. Arnold; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 13, 2014, previously published on August 11, 2014
Remember last fall when all we could talk about was the government shutdown? The 16-day government shutdown captured the attention of a nation once again gripped by seemingly-manufactured political crisis. Last week, two news items reminded me that while the shutdown is now long behind us, its...

 

HTML2013-2014 Massachusetts Legislative Session Ends
George K. Atanasov, Julie Cox, Candice Porter, Patrick Regan, Amarynth Sichel; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 12, 2014, previously published on August 6, 2014
Last week, the 2013-2014 Massachusetts legislative session came to a close amid a flurry of activity on Beacon Hill. Lawmakers rushed to finalize and pass priority bills, working past their deadline on Thursday, sending a number of proposals to the Governor’s desk after midnight. Now,...

 

HTMLA Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year: President Obama Targets Federal Contractors Again, This Time on Labor Law Compliance
Jillian M. Collins; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 11, 2014, previously published on August 7, 2014
Federal contractors must be straining their necks to see if they have an actual target on their backs. Last week, President Obama signed an executive order that requires federal contractors to disclose labor and employment law violations dating back three years. This latest Order follows a number...

 

HTMLWhat You Need to Know About Backoff Malware: the New Threat Targeting Retailers
Jake Romero; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 11, 2014, previously published on August 5, 2014
The phrase “back off” is an implied threat typically reserved for bumper stickers and mud flaps, but if you are a retailer that permits the use of remote desktop applications in your business, the name Backoff should be considered much more intimidating. According to a report released...

 

HTMLPLEADING A NON-COMPETE CLAIM: Sometimes the Bare Minimum Is Just Enough
Jennifer B. Rubin; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 7, 2014, previously published on August 5, 2014
There is no such thing as “per se” unenforceability of non-compete agreements (with a few notable exceptions). Instead, a court will enforce a non-compete if it meets whatever criteria a particular jurisdiction establishes - those criteria typically involve some combination of facts...

 

HTMLConflicts & Nepotism - A Dangerous Employment Cocktail
Tyrone P. Thomas; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 5, 2014, previously published on August 4, 2014
Last week, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley removed Alabama State University Trustee Marvin Wiggins for violating the University’s conflict of interest rules. The removal proved once again that if you are responsible for the oversight of an organization’s governance or operations, you...

 

HTMLWhat 2014’s Continued IPO Surge Means for Clean Tech and Renewable Energy Companies
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 5, 2014, previously published on August 4, 2014
The year 2014 is on track to be the most active IPO market in the United States since 2000, with the mid-year total number of IPOs topping last year’s mid-year total by more than 60%.[1] There were 222 US IPOs in 2013, with a total of $55 billion raised, and 2014 has already seen 151 US IPOs,...

 


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