Once again, noted employment law firm Gordon Law Group is proud to announce that the firm and 2 of its lawyers named to the 2020 “Best Law Firms” and “Best Lawyers” list released collaboratively every year by U.S. News and Best Lawyers®. The firm will continue to provide rigorous, award-winning ...
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November 14, 2020Philip Gordon
On October 1, 2018, the Non-Competition Agreement Act went into effect in Massachusetts. While this new law provided employers and employees specific guidance with respect to noncompetition agreements, it did not apply to other restrictive agreements, including non-solicitation agreements, nondisclosure or confidentiality agreements, or invention assignment agreements. Additionally, it did ...
January 20, 2020Philip Gordon
Many families in Massachusetts use au pairs to care for their children. The United States Department of State ("DOS") administers this “Au Pair Program,” whereby foreign nationals obtain a special type of visa and are placed with host families in the United States, so that the foreign nationals may provide ...
December 5, 2019Philip Gordon
Are inside salespersons who are paid 100% commission, entitled to overtime pay and Sunday Pay. In short, yes. On May 8, 2019, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (“SJC”) issued guidance for all employees in Massachusetts who are inside salespersons and receive payment on a 100% commission basis. In Sullivan v. Sleepy’s. ...
May 10, 2019Philip Gordon
Employers work hard to make sure employees can’t hire their own lawyers. One way to do that is to make sure employee-side lawyers cannot get paid, and that typically means fighting the court award of attorney’s fees. An interesting question arose recently. Is an employee who settles a case under the ...
February 15, 2019Philip Gordon
On October 1, 2018, the Non- Competition Agreement Act went into effect in Massachusetts. This law applies to all noncompetition agreements (“agreements”) entered into by employers and employees or independent contractors in Massachusetts on or after October 1, 2018. This new law does not apply to non-solicitation agreements, nondisclosure or ...
October 1, 2018Philip Gordon
It has been long thought that union members would still have the protections of the Massachusetts Wage Act. That our laws set a floor below which unions and employers could not dip below. While some trial court judges have dismissed those protections, allowing unions and their employers to negotiate away ...
September 8, 2018Philip Gordon
Aaron Nicodermus quoted Philip Gordon in an article in Bloomberg Law (Bloomberg) about the use of lie detector tests (also known as a polygraph test) in employment. Let us know if you would like a copy of the article. And, of course, if you are asked to take ...
October 31, 2017Philip Gordon