Resources - 2014


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Schwartz Hannum E-Alerts: October 2014 – January 2015


  • Ring In The New Year – And Increases In State Minimum Wage Rates (January 5, 2015)
  • 2015 Is Approaching! Time To Review And Update Your Employment Policies (December 30, 2014)
  • Massachusetts Employers Must Now Provide Domestic Violence Leave (December 11, 2014)
  • Looking Forward To Summer – And “H-2B” Hiring (November 20, 2014)
  • A Fall “To Do List” For Independent Schools (November 10, 2014)
  • Mandatory Paid Sick Time:  Coming Soon To Massachusetts? (October 30, 2014)
  • N.H. Bans Hand-Held Electronics Behind The Wheel, Reflecting Nationwide Proliferation Of “Distracted Driving” Laws (October 9, 2014)


Labor & Employment Law Update: September 2014


  • Independent Schools: Foreign Exchange Programs Raise Student Visa Issues
  • Judges Offer Tips On Discovery Issues In Employment
  • Religious Attire And Grooming At Work: The EEOC’s New Guidance
  • The Hidden Pitfalls Of EPLI Coverage
  • Supreme Court Invalidates Hundreds Of NLRB Rulings
  • Monitoring Students And Faculty Online: “Big Brother” Or “Wise Risk Management”?


Media: January 2014 – October 2014


  • Acceptable (And Unacceptable) Uses Of Technology (NBOA Net Assets)
  • William E. Hannum III Quoted in “Mea Culpa for Sex Abuse” (Philadelphia Inquirer)
  • Religious Attire, Grooming Subject Of New EEOC Workplace Guidance (Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly)
  • As ‘ACA’ Kicks In, Some Mass. Requirements Survive (New England In-House)
  • Religious Attire, Grooming Subject Of New EEOC Workplace Guidance (Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly, Idaho Business Review)
  • Sara Schwartz Quoted in “Brand Equity: Protecting Your School In A Counterfeit Culture” (NBOA Net Assets)
  • NLRB: Employers May Not Require Confidentiality In All Internal Investigations (NAMWOLF Newsletter)
  • Despite Rulings, NLRB Expected To Bar Class-Action Waivers (New England In-House)
  • Will Hannum Weighs In On Unpaid Internships (Boston Globe Magazine)