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“Does the Independent Contractor Statute Apply to Real Estate Salespersons?”
June 2015

A few months ago we wrote about a case awaiting decision by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (“SJC”) entitled Monell, et al. v. Boston Pads LLC, et al.

“Massachusetts Sick Time - AG Amends Safe Harbor Provision”
June 2015

Michael A. Gamboli

Attorney General Maura Healey has revised the “safe harbor” provision for the new sick leave law which is effective on July 1.

“New Rhode Island Banking Regulations to Promote Uniformity”
June 2015

David J. Pellegrino

Rhode Island has repealed certain banking regulations and replaced them with new regulations in order to promote uniformity.

“Massachusetts Sick Leave Notice to Employees”
June 2015

Michael A. Gamboli

As we have previously indicated, the Massachusetts Sick Leave law will go into effect on July 1, 2015.

"Supreme Court Holds That Parties May Consent to Adjudication by Bankruptcy Court of "Stern-Type" Claims"
June 2015

On May 26, 2015, the Supreme Court in Wellness Int’l Network, LTD v. Sharif answered one of the foremost questions left open after its decision in Stern v. Marshall

“United States Supreme Court Begrudgingly Extends Dewsnup Decision”
June 2015

On June 1, 2015, the United States Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision, issued its decision in Bank of America

“Massachusetts Sick Leave Law – Safe Harbor for Employers”
May 2015

Michael A. Gamboli

The Massachusetts paid sick leave law is scheduled to go into effect on July 1, 2015. A recent client alert provides a summary of the law

“Massachusetts Bankruptcy Court Holds that Homestead Protection is Available for Certain Home Offices”
March 2015

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts recently issued a decision in the case of In re Walter D. Catton

“FMLA Recognizes Same-Sex Marriages”

Michael A. Gamboli

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has revised the definition of “spouse” under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to include marriages legally entered into by same-sex couples.


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