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Federal Employment Law Updates

Federal Employment Law Update – June 2018

NLRB: Guidance on Handbook Rules Post-Boeing -  On June 8, 2018, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel, Peter B. Robb, released a memorandum (GC 18-04) providing guidance to regional offices under the NLRB’s decision in Boeing. Per Boeing, the NLRB...

Federal Employment Law Update – May 2018

Electronic Submission of Injury and Illness Records to OSHA for Tracking - The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced that establishments with 250 or more employees that are currently required to keep OSHA injury and illness records,...

Federal Employment Law Update – April 2018

DOL Releases Assistance for Enforcement of Tip Credit Rules under FLSA - On April 6, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor released a field assistance bulletin (FAB No. 2018-3) providing guidance concerning the Wage and Hour Division’s (WHD) enforcement of tip credit...


Massachusetts Employment Law Updates

MA Employment Law Update – April 2018

Ban the Box Amendments - On April 13, 2018, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed legislation (S.B. 2371) modifying the state’s current ban-the-box regulations as follows: Limiting the timeframe when an employer may ask an applicant about a misdemeanor...

MA Employment Law Update – March 2018

Attorney General Updates Guidance on the Equal Pay Act - On March 1, 2018, the Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General released an updated guide providing information on the state’s Equal Pay Act. The guide provides an overview of the law, frequently asked...

MA Employment Law Update – January 2018

Healthcare Coverage Form - On November 3, 2017, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed legislation (H.B. 4008) requiring Massachusetts employers with six or more employees to prepare and file a new health care reporting form created by the Massachusetts Division...

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