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On the Clock The income threshold under which workers are entitled to overtime pay, many argue, has been far too low for far too long. But raising it from $23,660 […]

Crosses to Bear By Karina L. Schrengohst, Esq. You have an employee, Jack, who says he belongs to the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster. He practices the religion of […]

Tricks and Treats By Stefanie Renaud, Esq. October in Massachusetts is a beautiful time, filled with colorful leaves, bright orange pumpkins, and pleasant fall weather. For most of us, Halloween […]

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Hire Expectations Employment agencies, by nature of the work they carry out, can take an accurate read of the economy, the confidence exhibited by area employers, and the trends developing […]

Defining Issues By Peter Vickery At the end of June, the Mass. Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) was the subject of a report by the state auditor that criticized the agency’s […]

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace By Karina L. Schrengohst Esq. “I think you and I should have had a sexual relationship a long time ago . . . sometimes problems […]

Careful Culling Interviewing job candidates is an art and a science that many small and mid-size employers don’t have the time to perfect. But knowing what to ask job candidates […]

For Good Measure By Jeffrey J. Trapani, Esq. Earlier this month, the Commonwealth’s House of Representatives began considering H.4323, titled “An Act Relative to the Judicial Enforcement of Non-competition Agreements,” […]

Hire Education By SARAH LEETE TSITSO Within weeks, the job market will be flooded with newly minted college graduates clutching both diplomas and dreams of the perfect job — or […]

Don’t Try to Disprove Evolution By Peter Vickery Is a hospital allowed to terminate a Muslim employee who refuses to be vaccinated on religious grounds, or would termination constitute unlawful […]


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A Transition in the Law By Karina L. Schrengohst, Esq. and Jennifer Butler, Esq. Discrimination based on transgender status or gender identity is a developing area of the law. Recently, […]

Distance Learning By Stefanie Renaud, Esq. Telecommuting is one of the fastest-growing employment trends in the U.S., up 103% since 2005. Today, more than 3.7 million employees telecommute at least […]

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Addiction in the Workplace One of many things the ongoing opioid crisis has brought to light is that addiction, of all kinds, knows no boundaries. It impacts people of all […]

This Generation Is Already Making a Seismic Statement By JAMES T. KRUPIENSKI, CPA Every 20 years or so, there is a generational shift in the workplace. The most recent group […]


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For the Record By STEFANIE RENAUD, Esq. In December, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) struck down a Whole Foods policy banning employees from secretly recording conversations in the workplace […]