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New Year - New Laws!

February 3, 2021

As we start a new year, we also start another year of state and federal law changes. This article provides a brief summary of certain law changesthat may impact businesses.

MASSACHUSETTS PAID FAMILY MEDICAL LEAVE LAW

January 5, 2021

Effective January 1, 2021, many Massachusetts employees, contractors and self-employed individuals will become eligible to take up to 26 weeks of paid family and medical leave under the Massachusetts Paid Family Medical Leave(“PFML”) law.

Employee Vacations During COVID-19

August 3, 2020

Employers are facing challenges dealing with employee vacations this summer, especially when they travel to hotspots. My July newsletter has some tips about the legal issues in dealing with employee travel.

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.