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  • Employee Not Required To Divulge Immigration Status
    Employee Not Required To Divulge Immigration Status

    According to the Immigrant Learning Center, 14.4% of all Massachusetts residents are immigrants. 71.7% of immigrants participate in the labor force, and the unemployment rate for foreign-born ...

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  • Pregnancy Workers Fairness Act
    Pregnancy Workers Fairness Act

    On July 27, Governor Charlie Baker signed into law the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, which requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to pregnant employees and bans termination or hiring ...

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  • What Are the Different Types of Employment Discrimination?
    What Are the Different Types of Employment Discrimination?

    According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, there were 91,503 total employment discrimination charges in 2016. This statistic is staggering, but it does not paint the whole picture. In ...

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  • Supreme Judicial Court Issues Ruling Changing the “anti-SLAPP” Statute Practice
    Supreme Judicial Court Issues Ruling Changing the “anti-SLAPP” Statute Practice

    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court issued a decision in Blanchard v. Steward Carney that fundamentally changes how Massachusetts courts will apply the anti-SLAPP (strategic lawsuit against ...

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  • Bills Establishing Protections for Pregnant Workers Gain Approval
    Bills Establishing Protections for Pregnant Workers Gain Approval

    On Tuesday, March 14, the New Mexico House approved a bill to establish workplace protections for pregnant workers. Specifically, the bill would require employers to provide “reasonable ...

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  • Employer’s Duty To Accommodate Disabled Employee Extends Past FMLA Period
    Employer’s Duty To Accommodate Disabled Employee Extends Past FMLA Period

    Under the Family Medical Leave Act, that provides job description to certain eligible employees, the employees is entitled to ninety (90) days of job protection. However, the MCAD (Massachusetts ...

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