Patrick Murphy of Lawyers Weekly interviewed Philip Gordon on proposed legislation to combat wage theft. Gordon discussed subsidiary pyramid schemes and their impact on wage theft. Take a look at the article: "Renewed push vowed for beefed up wage theft bill" (October 13, 2016) (View Article)
October 13, 2016Philip Gordon
The salaries of top executives at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are under attack with the introduction of a new Congressional bill. Rep. Ed Royce, R-Calif., is sponsoring legislation that would potentially cap executive salaries within these two companies, making them comparable to the salaries of officials within the government’s ...
May 8, 2015Philip Gordon
The legislative debate continues on the necessity for noncompetition agreements under Massachusetts state law. On the one hand, noncompetition agreements severely limit workers from changing companies, often requiring individuals to leave the state or work elsewhere altogether. On the other hand, employers complain that they must keep their workers from ...
February 10, 2015Philip Gordon
The Massachusetts legislature recently implemented legislation to assist victims of domestic violence with job protection when they require leave from work. The law applies to businesses employing 50 or more workers. It provides up to 15 days of leave during a 12 month period for employees who are victims of abusive ...
August 10, 2014Philip Gordon
Massachusetts is set to revamp its existing noncompete laws and pass new legislation favorable to employees, as well as companies seeking to grow in Massachusetts. Philip Gordon spoke in front of Senators and Representatives about the proposed legislation, and the bill eventually passed in the Massachusetts Senate by 32 votes ...
July 18, 2014Philip Gordon
February 17, 2008 The Hon. Deval Patrick, Governor Office of the Governor State House Boston, MA 02133 RE: Effort to Clarify the Massachusetts Wage Act Dear Governor Patrick: I wrote to you in December 2006, as you were assembling your transition team, about a piece of bi-partisan legislation that passed both the House and Senate ...
February 17, 2008Philip Gordon