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In honor of Veterans Day, here's a summary of employment laws that protect you.

Memorial Day is upon us. While the idea of a three-day weekend, cookout, and pool party can be distracting, I encourage everyone to stop and remember those who have lost their lives in theAlyssa Peters service of our country. It’s also a perfect time for us to refresh ourselves on the legal obligations of federal contractors to employ veterans. "We honor the dead best by treating the living ...

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs announced that the annual hiring benchmark under the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act has been lowered from 6.9 percent to 6.7 percent. This percentage represents the national percentage of veterans in the civilian labor force, which has decreased Stephanie Underwoodeach year since 2014, when the OFCCP began requiring the ...

Massachusetts has had a "comparable worth" law forever, but Gov. Charlie Baker just signed some amendments that will make it easier for women (and Hot Dog Man.flickrCC.JeleneMorrismen) to assert pay equity claims. In addition to making it easier for plaintiffs to prove that two jobs are "substantially similar," the law prohibits asking for salary history before a conditional offer of employment has been made ...

Robin Shea has 30 years' experience in employment litigation, including Title VII and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (including the Amendments Act). 
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