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HTMLA Closer Look at Massachusetts’s Pay Equity Law
Mark H. Burak, Rachel Reingold Mandel; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 16, 2016, previously published on August 4, 2016
We recently reported on the sweeping pay equity legislation that garnered much attention throughout the most recent legislative session in Massachusetts. After much anticipation, this week Governor Charlie Baker signed the Act to Establish Pay Equity, a significant law that will affect all...

 

HTMLHow Enforceable Are Mobility Clauses in French Employment Contracts? More Than You Might Imagine!
Rebecca L. Marks; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 11, 2016, previously published on August 2, 2016
It seems that the Cour de Cassation (France’s equivalent to the Supreme Court of the United States) occasionally throws employers a bone when determining their rights to make management decisions regarding their workforces. The Cour has recently confirmed that not only can French employees be...

 

HTMLFrench Labor Court Holds: Look The Other Way And Pay
Rebecca L. Marks, Bonnie Puckett; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 5, 2016, previously published on July 27, 2016
France is world-renowned for its protection of employees against adverse employer actions, particularly unilateral terminations. Like virtually all other countries outside the United States, France does not recognize at-will employment, and French employers may not fire employees without...

 

HTMLMassachusetts Nearing Enactment of Sweeping Pay Equity Legislation
Mark H. Burak; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 5, 2016, previously published on July 29, 2016
Continuing a trend, Massachusetts is poised to implement major changes to its equal pay laws. Following the lead of California, New York, and Maryland, which each enacted expansive equal pay laws in the last few months, Massachusetts is now nearing issuance of similarly broad legislation that will...

 

HTMLCan Employers Discipline Employees for “Self-Help Discovery”? Massachusetts Decision Raises More Questions Than Answers
Francesco A. DeLuca, Danielle Y. Vanderzanden; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 28, 2016, previously published on July 5, 2016
Employers know all too well that employees sometimes help themselves to documents the employer would like to keep confidential. This is precisely why many employers require employees to sign confidentiality agreements and often impose discipline, including termination, for taking confidential...

 

HTMLFirst Circuit Affirms FAAAA Preemption of Massachusetts Independent Contractor Law
Michael Clarkson, Andrew E. Silvia; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 9, 2016, previously published on June 6, 2016
On May 11, 2016, the First Circuit Court of Appeals issued the latest of several decisions supporting and furthering federal preemption of the Massachusetts independent contractor statute for businesses that qualify as motor carriers under the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act of...

 

HTMLRetail and Hospitality Employers Grapple With the DOL's Final FLSA Part 541 Regulations
Diane M. Saunders; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 8, 2016, previously published on May 20, 2016
For over a year, retail and hospitality employers have been anxiously awaiting the issuance of the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) final overtime regulations—regulations which many had predicted would impact retail and hospitality employers more than most. Among their biggest fears was...

 

HTMLInternational Crackdown: Tax Authorities Look to Employment Structures in Initiating Audits
Rebecca L. Marks, Bonnie Puckett; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 8, 2016, previously published on May 26, 2016
In structuring their workforces abroad, taxes are a major driving force for employers—and if recent government initiatives are any indicator, employers should take care when considering the tax implications of their staffing decisions.

 

HTMLMassachusetts Noncompete Bill Advances, but Passage Remains Uncertain
Robert M. Shea, Andrew E. Silvia; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 8, 2016, previously published on May 20, 2016
In March, we reported that Massachusetts House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo had announced his support for legislative restrictions on employee noncompetition agreements, signaling a potential turning point in the long-running debate in Massachusetts over whether noncompetes should be banned or...

 

HTMLWatch Your Words: Can A Stray Comment Sink an Employer’s FMLA Defense?
Patrick M. Curran, Todd M. Torres; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 8, 2016, previously published on May 19, 2016
The plaintiff in Esler v. Sylvia-Reardon, Marie Esler, requested four weeks of leave in November of 2008 due to symptoms associated with a blood disorder; her employer, Massachusetts General Hospital, approved the leave. During her leave, and in accordance with her doctor’s instructions that...

 


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