The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission continues to roll out and revise guidance in light of the pandemic. Note that EEOC is a federal agency, but the state agency (Mass. Commission Against Discrimination, which is usually the better place to file complaints) often looks to EEOC guidance.
The Massachusetts Attorney General’s office has information about the state’s Sick Leave Law.
Massachusetts has a new Paid Family and Medical Leave program, which might provide temporary income replacement in some COVID-related situations.
NEWS AND EVENTS
We are happy to announce that Rudolph Friedmann LLP has directed a substantial cy pres award (unclaimed funds) to us!
The award comes from a class settlement in a wage and hour case in Hampden County Superior Court.
Rudolph Friedmann LLP is a Boston-based firm that has recovered millions of dollars in unpaid wages for workers. They also represent employees who have been victims of employment discrimination, and have successfully litigated and negotiated the resolution of unlawful employment decisions, including demotions, reprimands, negative performance reviews and terminations.
Rudolph Friedmann partner, Adam J. Schafran, was lead counsel on the matter, For the past five years, Adam was selected to the Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Star list for employment litigation, an award recognizing the top 2.5% of attorneys under the age of 40 in Massachusetts.
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