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Education Blog

EEOC Issues Pregnancy Discrimination Guidance

On July 14, 2014, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued updated guidance addressing employer obligations under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) and providing clarification on how Title VII and the Americans with Disabilities Act […]

SJC Limits Authority of Arbitrator in Teacher Dismissal Cases

In an important victory for Massachusetts school districts and statewide efforts towards increased accountability for educators, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (“SJC”) has issued a decision which limits the scope of authority granted to an […]

Employment Blog

Victims of Domestic Violence Entitled to 15 Days Leave

On August 8, 2014, Governor Patrick signed the “Act Relative to Domestic Violence” which requires an employer of fifty or more employees to provide fifteen days of leave to an employee who is a victim […]

Flawed Psych Evaluation Leads To Discrimination Liability

Employers are risking more than the employee being placed at the top of the next list when they rely on a faulty psychological evaluation to bypass an applicant for police officer.  A Superior Court decision […]

EEOC Issues Pregnancy Discrimination Guidance

On July 14, 2014, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued updated guidance addressing employer obligations under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) and providing clarification on how Title VII and the Americans with Disabilities Act […]

Legislature Considers Legal Limits on Non-Compete Agreements

Law makers are debating a bill to impose legal limits on employment-based non-compete agreements in response to a bill originally proposed by Governor Patrick. If passed the bill would provide clearer guidance to employers who might seek to draft such agreements.