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HTMLFive Golden Rings and Your Gold-Star Incentive Programs
Tawny L. Alvarez; Verrill Dana LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 19, 2014, previously published on December 16, 2014
On the fifth day of Christmas my true love finally realized that I’m not a fan of feathers and provided me with an accessory I could use—golden rings. Some employees may similarly look forward to high value gifts included in your company’s incentive pay programs. Incentive pay...

 

HTMLTwo Turtle Doves....and How You Handle Office Romances
Tawny L. Alvarez; Verrill Dana LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 19, 2014, previously published on December 11, 2014
In keeping with the twelve days of Christmas, today let us imagine your company’s HR Manager is faced with two turtle doves. You are faced with one of the few animals that mate for life—not in the literal sense of more birds since we talked about partridges yesterday—but with a...

 

HTMLThree “French” Hens . . . And a National Origin Lawsuit
Tawny L. Alvarez; Verrill Dana LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 19, 2014, previously published on December 12, 2014
On the third day of Christmas I am the recipient of more birds, but not just any bird—French hens to be specific. And it’s the origin of the hens that could be causing HR some headaches. While we talk often about race and gender discrimination, national origin discrimination oftentimes...

 

HTMLTwo Important Clean Energy Announcements for New England
Mathew J. Todaro; Verrill Dana LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 19, 2014, previously published on December 4, 2014
January 29, 2015 - that’s the date the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has selected for the auctioning of four leases within the Massachusetts offshore Wind Energy Area (WEA). The WEA is located 12 nautical miles south of Martha’s Vineyard and encompasses more than 742,000...

 

HTMLFour Calling Birds - Who They’re Calling and The Safety of Your Data
Tawny L. Alvarez; Verrill Dana LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 19, 2014, previously published on December 15, 2014
On the fourth day of Christmas my true love gave to me four calling birds and a potential data breach from that small hand-held device he called me from. The technological connectivity we each experience in our daily lives is often driven by a small hand-held device that holds more data than one...

 

HTMLWhat You Need to Know About Massachusetts New Sick Leave Law
Verrill Dana LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 19, 2014, previously published on December 15, 2014
On November 4, Massachusetts voters approved Ballot Question 4, which requires employers to provide employees with sick time benefits. The law amends Chapter 149 of the Massachusetts General Laws by adding two sections: 148C and 148D.