Beginning on April 1, 2018, employers must comply with the newly-enacted Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (“MPWFA”), which prohibits employers from discriminating against, ring, or refusing to hire a person due to pregnancy or pregnancy-related conditions.
Massachusetts businesses and their owners are by now familiar with the rule that General Laws chapter 93A, a statute that bars unfair competition and unfair or deceptive acts or practices and provides for the possibility of double or triple damages plus attorneys’ fees, is inapplicable to intra-corporate and employment disputes. But could a claim under chapter 93A be brought against an outsider who aids and abets an insider’s breach of fiduciary duties? Read our newsletter for more information.
Laredo & Smith offers clients big-firm expertise with the client-centered, cost-effective strategy that only a small firm can offer.
- Guarantors Beware: Guaranty May Survive Underlying SettlementMay 23, 2018 - 10:06 am
- Limited Liability Under the Massachusetts Wage Act for Board Members and InvestorsFebruary 21, 2018 - 11:15 am
- Massachusetts Enacts Law to Protect Pregnant WorkersOctober 20, 2017 - 2:47 pm
- Starting Your Own Business- The Franchise Model, Part IIJune 30, 2017 - 10:15 am
Laredo & Smith, LLP
101 Federal Street
Boston, MA 02110