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Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane Attorneys Present at the Massachusetts Municipal Association’s 41st Annual Meeting and Trade Show

Katherine Hesse, partner at Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane, LLP, presented during the Labor Law Update: New Laws, Recent Cases and Agency Decisions at the Massachusetts Municipal Association’s (MMA) 41st Annual Meeting and Trade Show in Boston. Attorney Hesse’s presentation focused on new and important decisions arising from the Joint Labor-Management Committee, Department of Labor Relations, Civil Service Commission, Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, and Contributory Retirement Appeal Board in 2019. Some of the most significant decisions which Attorney Hesse discussed involved the teachers’ strike in Dedham and the presence of observers in collective bargaining negotiations. Peter Mello, attorney at Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane and President of the Massachusetts Municipal Lawyer’s Association, moderated the MMA’s Municipal Law Update presentation which covered a broad range of important recent developments in municipal law.

 

The MMA Annual Meeting & Trade Show is the largest regular gathering of Massachusetts local government officials. The two-day event features educational workshops, nationally recognized speakers, awards programs, a large trade show, and an opportunity to network with municipal officials from across the state.

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Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane Statement on the Passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane expresses its condolences to the family of justice Ginsburg, a caring and intellectually powerful woman.   As a justice, lawyer, and teacher she stood for the principles that enhanced the civil rights of women and men of all color, rights of equal pay between the sexes, the rights to healthcare and the basic rights of criminal defendants.   Justice Ginsburg knew what it was to be a women in a male dominated profession Read More

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Department of Labor Issues Revised Temporary Rule on Families First Coronavirus Response Act Including New Guidance Relating to Intermittent Leave

On Friday, September 11, 2020, the Department of Labor issued revisions to the temporary rule regarding the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”). Those revisions can be found here - https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2020/09/16/2020-20351/paid-leave-under-the-families-first-coronavirus-response-act. The revisions take effect on September 16, 2020.

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