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Massachusetts Earned Sick Time Law becomes effective July 1, 2015

USA - June 30 2015 The Massachusetts Earned Sick Time Law (Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 149, § 148C), approved by a statewide ballot question last fall, goes into effect…

Co-authors: Jack S. Gearan, Justin F. Keith .


New union election rules in effect as of April 14, 2015

USA - April 14 2015 On April 14, 2015 the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) new union election rules (Election Rules) went into effect. As discussed in a prior GT…

Co-authors: Justin F. Keith , Howard L. Mocerf.


NLRB’s new ‘quickie’ election rules take effect despite pending court challenges

USA - April 14 2015 On April 14, 2015 the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) new union election rules (Election Rules) went into effect. As discussed in a prior GT…

Co-authors: Justin F. Keith , Howard L. Mocerf.


Massachusetts expanded parental leave law goes into effect April 2015

USA - February 12 2015 Effective April 7, 2015, the Massachusetts Maternity Leave Act (MMLA) is amended to extend coverage to male employees. The essential provisions of…

Co-authors: Jack S. Gearan.


Massachusetts voters approve ballot question mandating paid sick time

USA - November 6 2014 On Nov. 4, 2014, Massachusetts voters approved a ballot question that entitles employees to earn up to 40 hours of sick time each year. Employees who…

Co-authors: Jack S. Gearan, Justin F. Keith .

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