Family Medical and Paid Sick Leave Rights During COVID-19

  Congress passed The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) as part of its legislative initiative to address the impact of COVID-19 in our communities and at work. The Act seeks to address multiple national concerns by requiring certain action...

Massachusetts Non-Compete Law – Big Changes

After years of debate, Massachusetts enacted a new law that governs non-competition agreements (frequently referred to as ‘non-competes’) between employers and employees. The law went into effect October 1, 2018. It includes many changes to the way non-competes will...

Time Limits for Filing Discrimination Claims in Massachusetts

If you are the victim of discrimination, be advised that your right to file a claim is subject to a statute of limitations. This means you only have a certain period of time to file your claim or you lose the ability to do so, forever. In Massachusetts, employment...

How Prove a Workplace Discrimination Claim

Most people generally understand that state and federal laws prohibit discrimination in the workplace against persons who are members of protected classes (e.g. age, race, gender, disability, etc.). That is, you cannot be treated differently than others who are not in...

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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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