Has your Massachusetts business misclassified employees as independent contractors? It could be a costly error…

March 7, 2018 |

Courts in Massachusetts continue to strictly interpret and apply the state’s independent contractor law: the state favors employment status.  On February 27, 2018, the Appeals Court of Massachusetts (AC) ruled that GateHouse Media Massachusetts I, the publisher of the Patriot Ledger, misclassified David King, a newspaper delivery driver, as an independent contractor (2018 WL 1058352). […]

New Year, New Laws, New Website

January 27, 2018 |

    Hope your 2018 is off to a great start! We have a robust new website which we updated to change those awful pictures make it easier to use our resources. Please take a minute and check it out? www.foleylawpractice.com Remember those laws we wrote about months ago — Pay Equity Act and the […]

Now what?

November 14, 2016 |

by Attorney Angela Snyder What Happens Now? Change comes with every Presidential election and this one could be seismic.  Naturally, when we heard the outcome, we began questioning, what does this mean for employment laws?  What will happen to the Affordable Care Act?  What will happen with the new overtime rules?  Should businesses ignore the […]

DOL OT Rule Going Away? Don’t count your chickens… .

September 22, 2016 |

In a new development, 21 states and many business groups are requesting that the Texas court enjoin implementation of the new DOL overtime exemption rules.  As far as their chance of success, at least in the near term, it is not good. Reports are that both cases have been assigned to Judge Amos Mazzant, who was […]

EMPLOYMENT LAW ALERT: Less than 3 months to comply with overtime rules

September 15, 2016 |

Exceptional chance to obtain indemnified legal opinion that all jobs in your workplace are accurately classified.

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