Monthly Archives: July 2012

U.S. Supreme Court Decision: Affordable Health Care Act

The U.S. Supreme Court has decided that the massive healthcare reform law (also known as the Affordable Care Act, or ACA) enacted in March 2010 is constitutional. So what happened, and what does this mean for employers? The most publicized … Continue reading

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Labor Law Update: An Act Relative to Gender Identity

A new law titled “An Act Relative to Gender Identity,”commonly referred to as the Transgender Equal Rights Bill, goes into effect in Massachusetts on July 1, 2012. It adds gender identity as a new protected category under the Massachusetts non-discrimination … Continue reading

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Vacation Season is Upon Us

Vacation benefits are provided by most employers; yet, employers often cringe at the thought of “lost productivity” and scheduling difficulties when the employee actually takes advantage of these benefits. Consider the fact that in many (if not most) cases, the … Continue reading

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