Resources Q2 2015


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Schwartz Hannum E-Alerts: April 2015 – July 2015


  • Changes In H-1B Job Locations Now Require Amended Visa Petitions (July 23, 2015)
  • Final Regulations Detail Employers’ Obligations Under New Massachusetts Earned Sick Time Law (June 24, 2015)
  • Mandatory Workplace Notice Issued Under Massachusetts Earned Sick Time Law (June 12, 2015)
  • Schwartz Hannum Attorneys Recognized By Chambers USA (June 5, 2015)
  • Massachusetts Sick Leave Law Delayed For Some Employers (May 22, 2015)
  • New FMLA Rule For Same-Sex Couples Put On Hold By Federal Court (April 15, 2015)


Labor & Employment Law Update: June 2015


  • NLRB Report Highlights Pitfalls Of Common Handbook Policies
  • H-1B Visa Limit Reached, But Employers May Still Have Options For Hiring Foreign Professionals
  • Artificial Turf: Fertile Ground For Litigation?
  • OSHA Expands Reporting And Record-Keeping Requirements And Changes Employer Exemptions
  • Stored Communications Act Does Not Permit Service Providers To Disregard Subpoenas For E-Mails
  • Calling The Shots: Best Practices For Independent Schools Responding To Vaccine Concerns


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)