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Drafting Employment Documents in Massachusetts

A comprehensive guide

1970297B00
12/23/2016
1146 pages in 2 volumes (printed book)
3rd Edition 2015, with 2016 Supplement
© 2016 MCLE, Inc.
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Drafting Employment Documents in Massachusetts gets right to the point through sample clauses and forms culled from the files of some of the most experienced employment lawyers in Massachusetts. You'll find revealing practice tips and expert analysis of drafting challenges and techniques. You'll be able to draft employment documents that convey accurate legal information, prevent misunderstandings, avoid inequities and guide your client through to a favorable and durable resolution.

Recent updates:

  • Update: December 2016

    Dear Subscriber:

    Thank you for updating your reference library with the 2016 supplement to Drafting Employment Documents in Massachusetts. This updated publication brings you the latest in employment law and procedure—for fast and practical answers to your questions and practice challenges.

    Highlights of the supplement include

    • updated sample confidentiality and noncompetiton agreements reflecting the Defend Trade Secrets Act, see Chapter 5;
    • a significantly updated discussion of employee handbooks and the National Labor Relations Act, see Chapter 12;
    • both new and revised materials on family and medical leave policies, see Chapter 13;
    • a largely rewritten chapter on leave policies, see Chapter 14; and
    • notes on new cases and statutory changes that will affect your practice throughout the book.

    We at MCLE trust that you will find this new information useful in your law practice and in keeping your law library current. Thank you for your continued support.

    Cordially,

    Maryanne G. Jensen, Esq., MCLE Director of Publications

  • Update: February 2015

    Dear Subscriber:

    Thank you for updating your reference library with the 2015 revised edition of Drafting Employment Documents in Massachusetts. This updated publication brings you the latest in employment law and procedure—for fast and practical answers to your questions and practice challenges.

    Highlights of the new edition include

    • the elimination of often-cumbersome chapter "parts"—many topics that were previously a subpart of a chapter are now highlighted in their own chapter so that you can quickly focus on the topic you are looking for;
    • discussion of new Massachusetts laws regarding paid sick leave and leave for victims of domestic violence, see Chapter 14;
    • a brand-new chapter advising on employer policies to guide employee conduct and respond to employee misconduct, see Chapter 17;
    • a fresh take on drafting severance agreements from the employer's perspective presented by a new team of authors, see Chapter 19; and
    • notes on new cases and statutory changes that will affect your practice throughout the book.

    We at MCLE trust that you will find this new information useful in your law practice and in keeping your law library current. Thank you for your continued support.

    Cordially,

    Maryanne G. Jensen, Esq., MCLE Director of Publications

Table of Contents

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Chapter 1 - Documenting the Hiring Process (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 2 - Affirmative Action (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 3 - Checking Out the Applicant (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 4 - Employment Agreements (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 5 - Restrictive Covenants and Protection of Trade Secrets and Other Intellectual Property in Employment Agreements (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 6 - Arbitration Agreements (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 7 - Employee Benefits: Communications Under ERISA (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 8 - Defining the Job: Understanding Job Descriptions (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 9 - Fair Labor Standards Act and Massachusetts Wage and Hour Law Compliance (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 10 - Personnel Records (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 11 - Privacy in the Workplace (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 12 - Drafting Employee Manuals and Handbooks (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 13 - Family and Medical Leave Policies (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 14 - Leave Policies (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 15 - Investigating Sexual Harassment Complaints: Procedures and Guidelines (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 16 - Resolving Sexual Harassment Complaints (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 17 - Policies to Guide Employee Conduct and Respond to Misconduct (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 18 - Drafting Severance Documents: A Plaintiff’s Attorney’s Perspective (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 19 - Drafting Separation and Settlement Agreements: The Employer’s Perspective (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 20 - Postemployment Benefits: COBRA Continuation, Group Health Continuation Under Massachusetts Law, and Unemployment Benefits (Buy Chapter)
Chapter 21 - Discovery in Alternative Forums: Labor and Employment Cases (Buy Chapter)

Editor(s)

Author(s)

Jennifer Belli, Esq., Bello / Welsh LLP, Boston
Jennifer C. Davis, Esq., Jenn Davis LLC, Wellesley
Carolyn B. French, Esq., Cengage Learning, Boston
Corinne Hood Greene, Esq., Greene & Hafer, LLC, Charlestown
Susanne Hafer, Esq., Greene and Hafer LLC, Charlestown
Kara J. Johnson, Esq., Spruce Law LLC, Andover
David C. Kurtz, Esq., Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP, Boston
Ann Marie Noonan, Esq., Boston, City of/Office of Labor Relations, Boston
Douglas T. Schwarz, Esq., Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, New York
Tracey E. Spruce, Esq., Spruce Law LLC, Andover
Mark D. Szal, Esq., Szal Law Group LLC, Boston

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