Massachusetts Data Protection Regulations

As a reminder, Massachusetts has enacted stringent data protection regulations (the Massachusetts Standards for the Protection of Personal Information of Residents of the Commonwealth, 201 C.M.R. 17.00 et seq. (the “data protection regulations”) and data disposal legislation (Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 93I) (the “disposal law”). These laws likely apply to your business to the extent that you …

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Employment Law Update: Proposed Sick Leave Regulations

As we previously advised clients, on November 4 Massachusetts voters approved a ballot measure entitling employees to earned sick leave, which goes into effect on July 1, 2015. The Massachusetts Attorney General recently issued proposed regulations on the application and enforcement of the new law. To learn more about the MA Sick Leave Law or the proposed regulations, please …

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Want To Stay Employed as a CIO? Better Get Privacy Right

Consumer privacy is emerging into a big headache for companies — and the CIO is bearing the brunt. Most companies analyze customer data in some way, and there are increasing amounts of legislation around how such data handling should be performed. Breaking the rules can land a company in hot water — and leave the …

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Employment Law Clip: Internships – Paid or Unpaid?

Student internships have become increasingly popular, and while internships generally benefit employers and interns alike, there is uncertainty regarding whether internships may be paid or unpaid. MBBP Attorney Christopher Perry explains the importance of distinguishing between the nonprofit and for profit sector and the regulations that apply to each: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KRZ78XFAlLg&feature=youtu.be Please feel free to contact any member …

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