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Massachusetts High Court Finds Failure to Grant Lateral Transfer May Be Discrimination

USA - April 25 2019 Seyfarth Synopsis: On January 29, 2019, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court held that the failure to grant a lateral transfer may be the basis…

Christopher W. Kelleher, Robert A. Fisher.

A Bright Day for Employers: The Supreme Court Decides In Lamps Plus That Courts Cannot Order Class Arbitration Without An Express Agreement

USA - April 24 2019 Seyfarth Synopsis: Today the Supreme Court issued a 5-4 decision in the Lamps Plus, Inc. v. Varela class action arbitration case. The holding and…

Gena B. Usenheimer, Shireen Yvette Wetmore.

Tips on Avoiding Wage and Hour Lawsuits in Massachusetts

USA - April 18 2019 Even fair-minded employers, with sound policies, face “off-the-clock” claims. That is, employers have to defend against lawsuits in which employees…

Alison H. Silveira, Anthony S. Califano, Ariel D. Cudkowicz, Barry J. Miller, C.J. Eaton, Dawn Reddy Solowey, Hillary J. Massey, Jean M. Wilson, Kristin G. McGurn, Michael E. Steinberg, Molly Clayton Mooney, Patrick J. Bannon, Robert A. Fisher, Timothy J. Buckley.

Tips on avoiding wage and hour lawsuits in Massachusetts

USA - March 19 2019 Effective July 1, 2018, the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act (the "Act") requires employers to pay employees of different genders equal wages for…

Alison H. Silveira, Anthony S. Califano, Ariel D. Cudkowicz, Barry J. Miller, C.J. Eaton, Dawn Reddy Solowey, Hillary J. Massey, Jean M. Wilson, Kristin G. McGurn, Michael E. Steinberg, Molly Clayton Mooney, Patrick J. Bannon, Robert A. Fisher, Timothy J. Buckley.

Employers' Guide to Massachusetts Wage & Hour Law

USA - February 1 2019 Employers that operate in Massachusetts continue to face substantial risks under the Commonwealth's wage and hour laws. With a patchwork of arcane…

Alison H. Silveira, Anthony S. Califano, Ariel D. Cudkowicz, Barry J. Miller, C.J. Eaton, Dawn Reddy Solowey, Hillary J. Massey, Jean M. Wilson, Kristin G. McGurn, Michael E. Steinberg, Molly Clayton Mooney, Patrick J. Bannon, Robert A. Fisher, Timothy J. Buckley.