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CORONAVIRUS AND EMPLOYER LEAVE OBLIGATIONS

March 19, 2020

We wanted to provide our clients and colleagues some information regarding certain law change coming into effect on April 1, 2020 (**Updated Sick Leave Section and Added Non-Essential Closures Section -3/24/20)

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Rules on Taking Vacations During FMLA Leave

October 25, 2019

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) recently affirmed a jury verdict and award of damages of approximately $2 million dollars against an employer for its violation of the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). This case involved the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) and a former employee who had worked for the MWRA for 11 years.