As Massachusetts begins to loosen restrictions placed on businesses due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many “non-essential” employers are preparing to reopen and rehire laid-off or
Effective March 24, 2020, Governor Baker ordered the temporary closure of all “non-essential” businesses in Massachusetts due to the COVID-19 crisis. As a result, owners
The “Families First Coronavirus Response Act” (“FFCRA”) signed by President Trump March 18, 2020 becomes effective April 1, 2020. The new law requires all private
On April 3, 2020, small businesses may apply for low-interest (0.5%), potentially forgivable loans for payroll expenses, interest on mortgages, rent and utilities. The program
Effective October 1, 2018, Massachusetts employers will be subject to the following new requirements governing non-compete agreements with employees: Non-compete agreements generally cannot exceed 12 months.
On April 23, 2018, after a five day trial in Plymouth County Superior Court, a jury awarded $464,952.00 to Chris and Kevin Callanan’s client finding that
Chris Callanan was selected for inclusion in the 2017 Massachusetts Super Lawyers listing. The list will be published both as a special supplement in Boston Magazine and
Chris Callanan contributed an article discussing the Massachusetts Pay Equity Law and Pregnant Workers Fairness Act and what the new laws mean for Massachusetts employers.
Kevin Callanan will participate in a panel discussion “Hiring, Firing and Everything In Between” along with Helene Horne Figman of Figman Law, P.C. and Maria