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FTC Noncompete Ban Generates Uncertainty for Businesses

On April 23, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a rule banning noncompete agreements. The rule is quite broad—it bans virtually all new noncompete agreements and voids most preexisting noncompete agreements as well. Mounting legal challenges to the new...

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Navigating Massachusetts’ New Parental Leave Law

In April 2015, Massachusetts' Parental Leave Act went into effect. G.L. c. 149, §105D, previously known as the Maternity Leave Act became the Parental Leave Act, applicable to both men and women. The law continues to apply only to employers with six or more employees....

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Domestic Violence Leave in Massachusetts

In August 2014, An Act Relative to Domestic Violence was signed into law and became effective immediately. Section 10 of the Act, codified at G.L. c. 149, §52E, created new protections for an employee who is, or whose covered family member is, a victim of abusive...

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