Massachusetts’ New Earned Sick Leave Law

By Attorney Tara Swartz – On July 1, 2015, the Massachusetts Earned Sick Leave Act, M.G.L. c. 149 § 148C, went into effect. The Act provides that all employees with a primary place of work in Massachusetts can earn and take up to 40 hours of sick time per...

Internships – Should you be paid?

By Attorney Tara Swartz – The question of whether an internship is appropriately unpaid as a learning opportunity or should be paid in accordance with the federal and state wage and hour laws has become a hot topic in recent years. At the end of the day the...

Workplace Protections for Victims of Domestic Violence

The Massachusetts Domestic Violence Act is an expansive law enacted in 2014 that in addition to instituting reforms throughout the criminal justice system and in other areas extends protections to victims of domestic violence and their family members in the workplace....

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Tara M. Swartz provides legal representation for cases involving employment and business law in the Boston area.

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