Massachusetts courts did not have personal jurisdiction in a contract dispute between foreign tech companies based on the fact that the chief operating officer of the New Hampshire plaintiff worked remotely in Boston, a U.S. District Court judge determined. The ...Read More »
With several U.S. pharmaceutical companies now conducting large-scale COVID-19 vaccine trials, employment lawyers are beginning to field queries from their corporate clients on whether their employees should be required to take the vaccine once it becomes available. As a general ...
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It was up to an arbitrator and not a judge to determine whether a mandatory arbitration agreement signed by an unpaid intern governed a sex discrimination/retaliation claim that arose after she became a paid employee, the Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled. ...Read More »
A subcontractor that hired field technicians to install cable, phone and internet for Cox Communications customers misclassified the workers as independent contractors, a U.S. District Court judge in Rhode Island has found. Defendant M+M Communications required the workers to attend ...Read More »