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MASSACHUSETTS STARTS “RE-OPENING”

May 18, 2020

Governor Baker announced on May 18, 2020, that the Commonwealth will begin the process of reopening various business, industries and recreational locations over the next several weeks.

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.