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Distracted Driving Inaction By Massachusetts House: Members So Blind They Should Never Drive

The media has been doing a lot of broadcasting and publishing recently – very justifiably – on the subject of the Massachusetts Legislature’s shameful failure to act promptly in passing a revised distracted driving bill in this state. In the … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Pay Equity Law Takes Effect July 1, 2018

Massachusetts employers are reminded that key amendments to the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act (MEPA) take effect on July 1, 2018. “An Act to Establish Pay Equity” was signed into law on Aug. 1, 2016, with an effective date of July 1, … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Selects Vineyard Wind In 83C RFP

The Evaluation Team in Massachusetts’ Section 83C Offshore Wind Generation request for proposals (“RFP”) for long term contracts for offshore wind has announced that our client Vineyard Wind was named the winning bidder in the RFP for an offshore wind … Continue reading

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The Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Is Now In Effect: What Employers Need To Know

On April 1, 2018, the Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (the Act) went into effect, creating several rights and protections for pregnant workers, as well as for workers who have conditions related to pregnancy.  The Act – which applies to … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Department of Industrial Accidents Reverses Decision Awarding Benefits to Employee Injured in Slip and Fall Accident, Based on Lack of Sufficient Evidence

When you are injured at work, you can file a claim for workers’ compensation benefits. Massachusetts law requires certain employers to carry workers’ compensation insurance, which means that an insurance company will typically be the entity that handles your claim. … Continue reading

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