Resources - 2014


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Schwartz Hannum E-Alerts: December 2014 – March 2015


  • OSHA Expands Reporting And Record-Keeping Requirements And Changes Employer Exemptions (March 4, 2015)
  • Artificial Turf: Fertile Ground For Litigation? (February 26, 2015)
  • Massachusetts Maternity Leave Act Now Applies To Men (January 14, 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)


Labor & Employment Law Update: December 2014


  • EEOC Ramps Up Enforcement Of Pregnancy Discrimination Laws
  • Employers Beware: Harassment By Third Parties Can Create Exposure
  • Graduating To Public Transportation: Policies And Best Practices For Independent Schools
  • Mandated Paid Sick Leave For Employees: NYC And Beyond
  • USCIS Expands Hunt For Fraud: Site Visit Program Now Includes L-1 Visa Petitioners
  • New Hampshire Bans Hand-Held Electronics Behind The Wheel, Reflecting Nationwide Proliferation Of “Distracted Driving” Laws


Media: January 2014 – December 2014


  • Employment Laws Also Protect Unauthorized Workers (New England In-House)
  • Screening For Eblola: A Primer For Independent Schools (NAIS Legal Advisory)
  • Harassment By Third Parties Can Create Exposure (New England In-House)
  • 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)