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Road to Recovery – Tuesday March 22, 2022

Tuesday March 22   Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture-Misc Matters-1:00pm-Virtual Hearing-https://malegislature.gov/Events/Hearings/Detail/4234 Wednesday March 23   Joint Committee…

Human Resources

Ask the Hotline: Exempt or Non-Exempt

Question I’m a new human resources person at this company. I’m trying to make sure that I properly…

Company Wins in Harassment Claim, Loses on Retaliation

A recent decision by the federal Court of Appeals for the First Circuit (which includes Massachusetts) reversed a…

Welcome to April

The month kicks off with April Fools’ Day. The day’s origin is shrouded in mystery but many point…

Energy

Energy Costs Not Likely To Get Lower Soon – What You Can Do About It

By Bob Rio , SVP Government Affairs Businesses in Massachusetts know that energy costs are much higher here…

Aligning your strategy and culture to generate consistent results

How Ultragenyx Aligns Strategy and Culture to Generate Consistent Results by Bria Martin VP, Organizational Strategy & Leadership…

Employer Cannot Overcome National Origin Discrimination Claim with Good Cause for Termination

A recent federal court case from Massachusetts allowed an employee to proceed with claims of discrimination and retaliation…

Recent noteworthy court cases

Recent court cases highlight two new flashpoints in employment law – classification of a business under the Massachusetts…

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Question We may need to hire some teen-agers this summer and want to be sure we are compliant…