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Ask the Hotline | A Maximum Massachusetts Minimum Wage

July 8, 2014

Governor Deval Patrick signed legislation on June 26 that will increase the state’s minimum wage from its current $8 per hour to $11 per hour by 2017. Read more...

Pros and Cons of a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) Policy

July 8, 2014

Companies that permit employees to use personally-owned mobile devices (smartphones, iPads, etc.) in their jobs struggle to set limits on the proper use of those devices. Read more...

Court to Rule on Accomodating Pregnant Workers

July 8, 2014

The Supreme Court will take up the pregnancy discrimination claims of a United Parcel Service package delivery driver who was refused a light-duty assignment so she could continue working while pregnant. Lower courts ruled that UPS did not violate the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA). Read more...

Ask the Hotline | Conviction Presents Quandry

July 23, 2014

Employers are prohibited under Massachusetts law form asking about criminal convictions on an initial application, but may use a subsequent application to inquire about any convictions. Read more...

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