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  • Upcoming Presentation on Severance Agreements

    Jan 19, 2011

    On Tuesday,  January 25th at noon I will present on what you need to know about severance agreements at the Boston Society of Architects for the Admistration and HR Group.  We’ll discuss when it is appropriate to use severance agreements, what terms are typically negotiated, and what needs to be in the agreement in order to release age discrimination claims.  We’ll also briefly discuss the recent race discrimination decision described in the prior post. If you have any questions concerning severance agreements, contact Boston, Massachusetts employment lawyer Maura Greene at 61

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  • MCAD Issues Fact Sheet on CORI Law

    Dec 28, 2010

    As many employers know, on August 6, 2010, Governor Patrick signed into law legislation that substantially changed the Commonwealth’s Criminal Offender Record Information law (“CORI”).  The overhauled Massachusetts law now prohibits employers from inquiring on an initial application form about a prospective employee’s criminal offender record information.  Among other provisions, the CORI law requires employers who conduct five or more criminal background investigations per year to have a written criminal offender record information policy.  As with any law, the

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  • Welcome: Massachusetts Employment Blog

    Jun 8, 2010

    Welcome and thank you for visiting our Massachusetts employment  blog. We are Boston employment lawyers, located on Beacon Hill.  We represent individual employees in workplace matters.  We handle sexual harassment, age discrimination, racial discrimination and other discrimination cases.  Our firm has successfully recovered overtime pay, wages, tips and commissions for employees.  We represent executives and other professionals who are transitioning out of their jobs.  We have successfully resolved glass ceiling and failure to promote cases.  We represent individuals in biotechnology,

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