Legal News

  • Massachusetts Transgender Public Accommodations Bill Passed

    On July 8, 2016, the Massachusetts House of Representatives passed a bill that prohibits discrimination against transgender persons in public places because of their gender identity. While Massachusetts has prohibited discrimination against transgender people in employment and housing since 2011, this new law will now include all places of public accommodation. The new law will […]

  • Will MA Reform the Non-compete?

    The non-compete agreement is back on the radar again in Massachusetts. On June 29, 2016, the Massachusetts House of Representatives unanimously passed a comprehensive non-compete reform bill. The business community, including the Commonwealth’s high-tech sector, have been pushing for traditional non-compete reform for the past several years. The significant features include: Limiting the duration of […]